Jason`s Ninth Day in Olu Deniz - second SIV course Lucky Git!
Jason, my identical twin brother lives in UK. I live in Canada. We are both paraglider pilots. Lucky git is in Turkey right now. He arrived in the early morning and managed to grab 3 hours sleep. He has promised to supply a daily update of all the fun he is having..
Latest from Jason:
Chris re-packs another reserve - If you want it done you have to get up early as it takes about 30-40 mins to do thoroughly.
Come on lads, hand over your cash for the forestry access.
Off we all go to Babadag mountain - a 50 min drive up a dust track to about 1650m asl.
These trucks take a battering - Right I`m off to do SATs and Helis - The group are doing front tucks of various descriptions.
I launch first as I was almost last off yesterday - I know I`m not very photogenic (Hi Stephanie!)
They even get the sand out of you wing for you if it lands on the beach - very good service.
Neil has now done his tucks - good stuff -we`re off to lunch then a briefing and back up in a couple of ours for second flight of the day.
Neil makes a perfect touchdown right next to the video cameraman - poser!
Hiroshi`s landing approach included a moment where we thought he was going to make a downwind landing but it was fine in the end - nice touchdown.
Cloud 9 have a cameraman (Tuncoy Sergek) on launch and landing - you need to tell them you want to be filmed and hey presto, you can bore your friends to death with the footage.