Summary:
  • Summer League.
  • 6 free flights per pilot.
  • BuitePos vs. Cloudbusters.
  • No Handicap.
  • Glider Classes.
Dates:
  • 01 October 2014 to 30 April 2015.
Registration & Fees:
  • A pilot must register to score.
    • TBA
    • Leonardo (If you do not already have a profile).
  • Entrance Fee: Free.
Glider Restrictions:
  • None.
Pilot Restrictions:
  • SAHPA licensed pilots only.
  • Visitors are welcome.
Take-off Sites:
  • Any foot launched local site
    • Western Cape
    • Gauteng
    • North West
    • Limpopo
Tasks:
  • 6 free flying tasks scored by Leonardo
Task Validation:
  • Pilots are responsible to upload their own track logs onto Leonardo.
  • Please submit your track logs as soon as possible as it provides continuous inspiration to others and keeps the league competitive.
Scoring:
  • Total Score:
  • Leonardo scoring
    • Open Distance x 1.5
    • Free Triangle x 1.75
    • FAI Triangle x 2.0
  • Glider Classes:
    • EN-A & B
    • EN-C
    • EN-D & CCC
    • Tandem
    • Ladies
  • Invalid flights score zero
    • Unlicensed pilots
    • Incorrectly rated launches
    • Airspace infringements
    • Landowner complaints
    • Unsporting behaviour
Team Challenge:
  • 1 or more teams per class from each club competing
    • Western Cape Open, Porterville
    • 14-20 December 2014
Media & Communications:
Protests:
Did you know?

Paragliding Porterville - The Disa Uniflora Orchid found in the Porterville mountains.

Porterville is home to a very rare flower, the Disa Uniflora Orchid.

The sulphur-yellow Disa can only be found in one small colony and is extremely scarce because its colour does not attract the Mountain Pride Butterfly responsible for its pollination.

The Red Disa Orchid or “Flower of the Gods” is the official emblem of the Western Province Rugby Union Team and is displayed on the players’ jerseys.

Paragliding Porterville - The Red Disa Orchid, the official emblem of the Western Cape Province Rugby Union team.
Image with permission from Western Province Rugby
WP Jou Lekker Ding!


 


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