Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Nuestros patrocinadores.

Paragliding bringing smiles to children in Honduras

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...
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ParaGliding Accuracy World Cup… my experience

My name is Jimmy Giroux and I am from Quebec, Canada and I am the only representative of my country who joined the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup tour in 2016. I am taking this opportunity to share my path...

Flying a 193km FAI Triangle in the Alps

The Mistral winds had just passed and it was looking to be a very good day to fly. On Thursday night I had planned a trip to Chamonix to fly over the weekend around the highest mountains of Europe....
Paracaídas de reserva

TIPS: How your Rescue Parachute can be of True Help

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...
Pal Takats - paramotor over Mount Fuji.

Paramotor over Mount Fuji, 4200m!

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...
Mads

A very special flight: XC through Denmark

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...

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

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...

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

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.

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