Welcome to the Sisteron 2009
Another small group is expected this year, undoubtedly due
to a combination of the credit-crunch, an unfavourable exchange rate and that old French
fatigue. We are nevertheless looking forward to yet another opportunity to
revisit an area that
offers the best quality flying per pound sterling (and surely the weather
will be better than it has been over the past couple of
So, here we are, just out of Vaumeilh airfield on tow
towards l'Hongrie and the standing thermal that climbs up its southern
corner. Will it be a frustrating flight, in hot and stable air, just waiting
for the trigger temperature to be reached? Or is this the day we race
towards the Matterhorn?
From here, anything is possible...