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Whales and mermaids

Posted on November 24th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Rada Tilly, is a small and nice city, south of Comodoro Rivadavia. The land around is dry, somehow aggressive. But there is the AtlanticRead more


Posted on November 21st, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

  Ushuaia had many important meanings. I always had in my mind that getting into there would have me relaxing quite a lot: Antarctica was a big thing to overcome ! Also it was the meeting point with my wife Paula. I do know that it has not Read more

Leaving Antarctica, the Dreaded Passage

Posted on November 20th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

  What to say about Marambio? What to say about Argentinian Air Force? It was quite windy, at that top of the hill. The approach was to be made carefully, because of the downdrafts next to the runway threshold, and as I have told, itRead more

Inverted Icy flight – The South Pole!

Posted on November 15th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

The Katabatic winds were still blowing from time to time. The aircraft was safe, thanks to a huge tractor that was positioned as a protective wall for the aircraft. Also, I had the ailerons and rudder blocked, the last one using an old model aircrRead more

Surfing the south

Posted on October 29th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Today was a nice day: the flight would be a short one, some 04:30 hrs, and I would fly over nice scenery. Read more