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TIPS: How your Rescue Parachute can be of True Help

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The emergency parachute or reserve is a fundamental part of our flying equipment, it's a "second chance" when things get weird up there, and that's why we should pay special attention to both its correct maintenance and use. The parachute...

SEARCH India: High mountains, tough conditions, and magical places

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Everything started in Bir Billing. India is a new country for me: Despite having traveled all around the world, I still didn't know these mountains and valleys, this culture and these people. For me it was a dream to fly...

New Latvian National Record: 224 km Out-and-Return from Saint André Les Alpes

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I have been chasing the 200 km mark for the second season now. Last year I settled for a 193km FAI Triangle, it was a massive feat for me as a pilot at the time. I competed in the 15th...

Lauri Kadakas: My record-breaking flight of 1133 km on paramotor

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Estonia's Lauri Kadakas covered 1132,7km on a straight line on March 9th in Australia, beating the long standing Paramotor World Record of Distance of 1105 km set by Ramon Morillas in 2009. Here, he tells the details behind that long flight, now under review by the FAI to be certified as official world record.

Paragliding bringing smiles to children in Honduras

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For the better part of ten years, starting in 2004, I was the only paraglider in Honduras. I came from a community of pilots in western Canada, so in the beginning I felt both excitement and a lot of...
Mads

A very special flight: XC through Denmark

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Every now and again things just align in a way that, if one were disposed towards religion, could almost make you believe someone is looking out for you from above. For me, April 22-2016 was such a day. I had...

Winter flying adventure at 3400m with the Advance Iota 2

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https://www.facebook.com/ojovoladorcom/videos/10155095035572653/ We were recently invited to visit the Advance Paragliders premises in Thun, Switzerland, along with a few other international paragliding communicators (Flybubble Paragliding, Parapente Mag & Voler Info, le magazine gratuit de parapente et de paramoteur), to exclusively meet and try the new high...
Pal Takats - paramotor over Mount Fuji.

Paramotor over Mount Fuji, 4200m!

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Less than 24 hours after arriving to Japan and still fighting serious jet-lag, I managed to overfly Mount Fuji (3,776m)!! It was simply insane, a dream coming true! A 55km-flight with an altitude gain of 4200 meters, launching and...

Open your mind – If it is flyable, then FLY!

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As I approached launch in the car the clouds increased and the sky became dark and 100% cloud cover spread a vast shadow on the ground. It was cold, very cold and deep snow lay under foot on the walk...

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