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...
Less than 10 days from the beginning of the 46th edition of the famous Coupe Icare in France, we bring you the complete schedule of events and activities programed to take place from Sep 19th to the 22nd, 2019 at St Hilaire du Trouvet and Lumbin (French Alps). This will be the last edition of the famous Coupe Icare in 4 day format since the classic world air festival stretches to 8 days as of 2020.
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.
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.
The championship, also Open FAI, took place between the 21st and 26th of July, and , although the organizers had to change the venue due to the meteorology, the brave decision ended up being accurate. Four tasks could take place.
In 9 days and 3 hours Chrigel “the Eagle” Maurer conquered what´s known as the toughest hike&fly competition on earth for 6th time in a row. 10 pilots of the initial pack of 32 competitors completed this year’s X-Alps massive 1138 km race across the Alps.
Between the 28th of May and the 2nd of June around 120 paragliding pilots and their companions got together one more year in El Hierro, to enjoy the island, its sky, and everything the Club Guelillas had prepared for such an especial edition.