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Greetings! I'm Pete, a.k.a. "Chef" and I'm an alcoh…..oh, no, wrong forum. I've been flying for a while now, both flat field and slope, although I still don't claim to be any good at either. I did my BMFA 'A' for the flat field stuff but over the years I have gravitated more towards the slope flying. I usually fly with my mates 'Whopper', 'The 'Barron' and 'Scallion' who are all based at opposite ends of the south of the country, so we meet up whenever we can and wherever the wind is in the right direction. Just got back from a great weekend at the Bwlch, and this year I've
I first saw the new Multiplex Solius whilst at the recent Pyrenees Cup F3F event - Matthieu Mervelet and Pierre Rondel were having a great time with theirs, whilst the rest of us with just gliders were grounded. It is a great looking model, and seemed to be very good at just about everything. It thermalled very well in the light conditions, it climbed quite quickly on the standard motor, and was reasonably quick. It also did some great aerobatics. Martin Newnham was at the F3F comp with me, and was also very impressed. We decided that on our return to the UK we w