Place: Hu-Xiao Villa, 88300 Puli
Level of difficulty : Confirmed.
Description: A friendly ground with local tandem operator. The manager provides fairly charged insurance coverage for visiting pilot which i a must. Transport available upon request, a cosy place with observation point for weekend warriors.
Facing west, cross country possible southwards and northward. solid thermal but one need to be able to catch it fairly around 200m AGL. Nicw view, nice site.
Take-off: 24°0′0"N, 121°0′0"E, altitude 650 meters, GR 1 (see in google map).
Grassy, fairly substantial slopy runway with adequate preparation area
Landing: 24°0′0"N, 121°0′0"E, altitude 450 meters (see in google map).
Grassy, 20 metres x 100 metres finale into west, occasionally crosswind.
Weather and wind at this place: Possible rainy after noo, during jun-august summer. best season MId sept to mid novembe autumn, flyable towards beginning of spring in March
Going there: Fly into Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)
a. Take train or bus from airport (TPE) to Taichung city (Train/Bus station). At Taichung trains station take bus to Puli town.
b. Take bus from airport (TPE) to Taiwan High Speed Railway Taoyuan Station. From Taoyuan High Speed Railway Station to Taichung High Speed Railway Station then take bus to Puli town.
c. By Car: Take Highway #3 to Highway #6 toward Puli (east). At the last exit of Hway #6, right turn on to Zhounshan road (Rote14). Left turn up to the hill at geographical center monument. Hu-Xiao Villa (虎嘯山莊) is 2.5km on top of the Hu-Tou Shan.
Usually practicable from january until december.
Number of accidents occurred: 0.
Flightsite created on 31 July 2013 by Richard Tan yun fee (10474) .