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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...

Paragliding from Aconcagua, 7000m: “Our objective was to have fun in the descent!”

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On the 15th of February 2019, two paragliders were soaring above the Horcones Valley that leads to Aconcagua. The Czech Gabriel Mazur and his French buddy Jean-Baptiste Chandesris completed the ascent of the highest summit of Americas and paraglided down from it. This expedition for them was a preparation for higher objectives in the Himalayas. I was lucky to meet with Gabriel in Mendoza, Argentina, where he told me about his flight from one of the seven summits

Why you should never wet your reserve, unless it is made of special fabric

- Is there an issue with reserve parachutes that get wet? Yes – however not on every reserve. But there is definitely a big issue with certain fabrics and also lines. As a result, many reserve parachutes only pass the...

A Colorful 20th anniversary of FIA El Yelmo festival in Spain

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Twenty years is a long time and in the heat of this special anniversary, the organization of El Yelmo's International Air Festival (FIA) made a big effort for this year's intense edition that was visited by over 22 thousand...

BGD PUNK, EN B paraglider review

With a remarkably agile and precise command, Bruce Goldsmith's new high EN B design is a wing with a great personality, ideal for freestyle and thermalling, as we confirmed in our test flights.

Mac Para Elan 2: Stressless performance at the top of the Sport Class.

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Ojovolador's complete review of the Elan 2, an EN C paraglider aimed at stress-free performance, which offers an effective and sporty handling, as well as good comfort in flight

Marcella Uchoa, 411 km: “There is no greater connection to nature than flying the...

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Interview to Brazilian pilot Marcella Uchoa, who beat 3 paragliding world records of distance on a 411 km flight in the north-east of his country, last October. Made by the FAI team, in this interview Marcella reveals details of his preparation and the difficulties and rewards of flying long distances.

Video: Inspired – feed your passion for flying

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Six lives and multiple ways of understanding life and paragliding. Acro, XC, speed flying, freestyle, tandem flights, paramotor or flight bivy; no matter what your flying way is, we are pretty sure that this movie will give you a blast,...

564,3 km: Donizete Lemos tells the story of longest paraglider flight

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On October 13, 2016, three Brazilian pilots amazed the flying world (again) by smashing the paragliding world distance record with a 564,3 km flight in the northeast of their country: 50 km more than the previous record achieved in...

Antoine Girard breaks paragliding altitude record: 8157m!

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French adventurer Antoine Girard is just back from a 1260km fly bivouac solo in Pakistan in 19 days, from which he brought a world record, the first paraglider flight to the top of an 8,000m peak, and the country’s...

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