Fairlight Frolics – Combat Slope Soaring @ Fairlight Firehills

fairlight-frolicksAfter some site indecisiveness, the Legendary John Ruck, Amos & I turned up at Fairlight to be greeted by a 20mph SSW wind, pretty much straight on the slope.

John’s Vagabond wasn’t too sure about the windspeed but tarted around pulling all sorts of exciting / death defying aerobatic feats. Continue reading

 

Misty day at Fairlight Firehills, Vagabond, Fooling around & Shield Landing

A misty day…

sheild-landingWe got to the slope around midday, wind was about 15mph which was definitely doable at the beautiful southerly slope at Fairlight, there were 6 of us, all armed to the teeth with Wildthings, Mambas, Vagabonds, a Zagi & a Venom.

The Vagabond’s had a ply to begin with, showing off their crazy flipping skills – John managed 10 flips in a row which looked very cool.  Then we settled down into some steady combat, which seemed a bit more civilised (comparatively!) with only a few proper smackdowns, Dave was playing the Robus, popping down the hill to search for his model ever now & again. Continue reading

 

Fairlight Rules OK!?! – Foamie smashing in Hastings

Fairlight Firehills, SW 15-20 mph. 12th April ’15 – Some sunshine, lovely day!

By the time Robus & I had got there, Jim, John & Dave had been bashing for a while. The wind wasn’t quite on the slope, sightly SW makin Continue reading