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?

Porterville Paragliding - Porterville's Jan Danckaert museum.

Porterville’s museum is named after Jan Danckaert who led the first exploratory expedition that travelled across the Olifants River Mountains in 1660.

Built in 1879 it was initially used as a courthouse and prison, only becoming a museum in 1979. The original prison cells are still visible.

The Slave Bell situated outside the museum was formerly used to mark the beginning and end of work periods and punctuate the day during the time when slavery was still practised in the Cape Colonies.


 


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