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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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...

Coupe Icare News: Gin Genie Lite 3 harness and reserve Yeti UL

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Gin gave us an insight into their new cocoon harness, which will be for sale at the end of October. It includes new materials for an improved design and lighter weight. And their new reserve weighing less than 1 kg, the Yeti UL.
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Coupe Icare News: Flymaster Live 3DS instrument

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The new competition variometer by the Portuguese manufacturer shows interesting new features, such as a double screen, more power and a weight of less than 300 grams. It will be available soon.

BGD introduces the Magic, a high EN A glider to learn and progress on

Bruce Goldsmith has designed a safe and easy to handle wing, which will allow new pilots to enjoy and improve, safely and with confidence, beyond school flights. It is introduced as a One Glider, to learn and progress.

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.
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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...

Triple Seven Queen 2 – A High Level Sport EN C wing

After a year in the market, the Sport class paraglider aimed at experienced pilots from the Valic bros. brand, the Queen 2, has gained recognition among the flying community -in particular within the Sport segment- thanks to its attractive...

Paraglider review: Nova Sector, accessible EN C

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We tested in detail the Nova Sector, a XC oriented EN C glider with moderate aspect ratio, which stands out for its ease of use and amazing performance

ITV Jedi 2 – Review of EN B paraglider

What a pleasant surprise I had with the new ITV Jedi 2 paraglider! I had an idea of it as a multipurpose paramotor-free flight wing, but in my mind I put it more on the paramotor side; perhaps the...

UP Kibo 2, a safe paraglider of surprising performance

UP's new progression paraglider Kibo 2 is an accessible, safe, easy-to-fly, fun EN B paraglider with amazing performance. https://youtu.be/SVer8G7Wy10 This model from UP has flat aspect ratio of 5.3, and 4.3 projected. It has 53 cells and it is available in...

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