Air Smolik Winter Soaring Slider

Ridge Soaring in a VSO-10

Today I’ve spent two hours soaring on the range of mountains known in Czech Republic as “Železné hory”. These are part of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands right in the basin of the river Elbe. It’s not coincidence that my home airport “Podhořany” is located at the same place. Yes, I recently renewed my GLD licence. However I’m a glider […]

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Fly in Slider

The Third Fly-in of Czechoslovakian Aircrafts

Saturday morning was dull, with huge banks of grey cumulus cloud cutting off the sun. But in the afternoon it cleared, and the evening turned to perfect summer weather, only with some isolated showers. I ate my breakfast in silence, and not much of it. Toast with jam doesn’t sit too well on excited stomach. Worrying about […]

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With Aero at Airshow Praha Kbely

Sometimes to return safely back home despite the challenging weather is just lucky coincidence. And that’s exactly what happened to us on Saturday while participating at Airshow Praha Kbely. And despite that, we made one German man very happy. Hello, my name is Ben So one day, I’ve been contacted by Ben who was claiming to be […]

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Pardubice 2015 Aero

The 25th Aviation Fair In Pardubice Was Hot!

I’m sunburned and exhausted but at the same time, I have a sore, warm and tender feeling of satisfaction in my heart that it was worth it.  The 25th Aviation Fair in Pardubice is over and it was more than just good. It was great! The program was great and big thanks thanks for the conception of the […]

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L-4 Grasshopper without logo

All Lined Up For Summer Season 2015

It’s my pleasure to hereby announce that after the winter of discontent, we are now all ready for the summer season 2015. Here at our little base in Czechland. And things has been progressing rather nicely. We just received a new ‘toy’, the Piper L-4 Grasshopper. In the fleet of our twins Aero-145 and L-200 Morava, such […]

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Sunset with Aero

The Show Must Go On

It’s early Saturday morning. Foggy patches are melting down with orange sunrise over the hills and I stand at the doors of hangar with cup of tea and Weetabix biscuit in my hand. It’s a complete silent, just a chilly morning wind blows. And I convince myself, how significant are these quiet moments of self-reflection. […]

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