Season Ending 2018-19′

I am not the one who often looks back but it gives me a great joy to reminisce about the flying season that is just flying by us.It is indeed a great privilege & a blessing to be flying and an even greater privilege & a blessing to be teaching flying.  Spending time in nature with the […]

Swiss Glimpse

Swiss Glimpse_TemplePilots

Interlaken is surrounded by some of the highest peaks in Europe – Jungfrau (4158mts), Monch (4107mts), Eiger (3970mts), Schreckhorn (4078mts) & Breithorn (3782mts). Some of the most popular sites are around Interlaken. The twin lakes of Thun & Brienz with their emerald blue waters are a sight to behold from the skies. Inflight Experience : Beautiful […]

Radio interview for Apocalypse Naths

Radio interview for Apocalypse Naths_TemplePilots

It’s fascinating to look back at life & choose 10 songs that mark or highlight different aspects of your life as you grew into today.Thanks Nathalie Archer for interviewing me on your UK Radio program Apocalyose Naths TO THE INTERVIEW HERE : Avi Malik is Nathalie’s survivor on Apocalypse Naths. Avi is together with his wife Anita […]

SIV 2017 Bilaspur – Day 1

Day1_Advance Safety & Skills Clinic : SIV Course, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh_2017_TemplePilots

Advance Safety & Skills Clinic : SIV Course, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. DAY 1 – We started with Pitch Oscillations, Asymmetric Deflations & turns, Symmetric Collapses, B- Line Stalls, Progressive Spirals & Exits, Wing Overs & Rear riser landings. Big day as most pilots got three flights each on the first day. To learn to check […]

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A beautiful day in the sky_TemplePilots

A beautiful day in the sky – On the main spine the cloud tops were reaching upto 3200 but in the back mountains I could reach 4000+ meters & more was possible. Fun flying with Jets & Sach and the Himalayan Griffin Vultures. Once I was with five in the back mountains, beautifully carving the […]

Back In The Skies : Bir, Himalayas!

Season warm up for Sachin, Jitendra & Avi_TemplePilots

Season warm up for Sachin, Jitendra & Avi. It’s always beautiful in the mountains & it’s always a joy to be in the sky. We couldn’t be happier.. The Forecast & the Flying – High pressure in the mountains & Low pressure in the flats. Meteo forecast said no cloud development but there was plenty after 12 pm. Thermal […]


Day 4 & Day 5_Paragliding_Tour_2016_TemplePilots

DAY 4 & 5 : There’s an upside to everything. Thanks to Panchgani ban that sent us on an exploration to discover some of the most beautiful sites we have ever flown. Two days n two stunning sites, thank you poor governance smile emoticonGlad to see more club pilots Vistasp Kharas, Rohit Kawalay, Rohit S Bhadauria & Kartik Kathavate joining the action. […]


DAY 3 : We were further joined by birthday boy Srikanth Ram &Hard Rock addict Srikant Shippy Sharma. Happy n jubilant as the south east winds got better on take off at Harrison’s. Akash Shelar was getting ready for take off as our lead pilot of the day when the Police Van arrived. Its illegal […]