Closing ceremony and departures

June 4, 2017 4:46 pm

Dear all! The airfield is already sad and empty… Yesterday was a goodbye flying day for all the pilots, crew, team captains and all visitors. The gliding God showed us the best weather of the championship! And in the evening we all enjoyed the farewell party with the best U2 revival band […]

Day 11 – Daily report

June 2, 2017 8:20 pm

Despite all expectation about today’s blue thermal, was weather good and all classes got longer task – A. We had 8 outlandigs and several gliders had to land on the field inside the circle, near airfield. Winners Club class – Claudia Hill (Great Britain) Standard class – Judyta czyz (Poland) […]

Day 10 – Daily report

June 1, 2017 8:55 pm

Today’s weather was something special again. Cloud bases weren’t that high, however, there were quite nice climbs from 1 to 3m. But it wasn’t easy at all… Luckily, the task was set in the area where clouds were developing most of the day, so only final glides were in the […]

Day 8 – Daily report

May 29, 2017 6:05 pm

What we heard at the swimming pool in the evening: „In the beginning it was difficult and I envied all those who were at the swimming pool. But meterologist’s forecast turned out as really good and cumulus clouds was in the right place. I had suddenly 2600 m QNH and […]

Day 7 – Daily report

May 28, 2017 9:02 pm

After yesterday’s long sunny day we decided to shorten the tracks – 200 km racing. It turned out to be a good decision because of today’s blue thermal. It was another successful day of championship with only 5 outlandings. Winners Club class: Paula Drazul (Argentina) Standard class: Doortje Gruder-Bleeker (Netherlands) 18m […]

Day 6 – Daily report

May 27, 2017 6:50 pm

Today’s weather was according to meteorologist’s prediction. It seemed that tracks would be short at first, but in the afternoon cumulus cloudes dissapeared and was replaced by clear thermals. Today was only 4 outlandings – 1 in 18m class nad 3 in Club class. Most successful was Standard class with […]

Day 5 – Daily report

May 26, 2017 8:34 pm

We were waiting for a successful day, but unfortunately the meteorological situation was not easy. From Club class only one glider outlanded – cont. no 873. Situation in Standard class was significantly worse because of stratiform cloudiness on the track. It caused five outlandings. In 18m class outlanded 2 gliders […]

Day 4 – Daily report

May 24, 2017 5:41 pm

Today’s situation wasn’t easy at all. All pilots were fighting with difficult weather conditions at their best, however, most of them have outlanded. 18m class managed to come back home with fulfilled task. We have to say that MO’s performance was really brave today because everyone showed her their backs […]

Day 3 – Daily Report

May 23, 2017 7:36 pm

Today’s discipline for all three classes was AAT for two hours, because of meteorogist’s fear of rain during day. That’s why launches started at 11:30. Later meteorogist stated that tracks could be longer, because the weather has been steadily improving in the area near Zbraslavice. In Club and 18m class all […]