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ParaGliding Accuracy World Cup… my experience

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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...

UP introduces the Kangri, their new light high EN-B paraglider

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UP proposes a combination of EN-B safety with the performance and speed of higher classes in this new model in their range of lightweight wings. It is aimed at pilots with some experience.

New tandem paraglider Advance Bibeta 6

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The sixth generation of the tandem glider “for professionals” is now available, offering simple handling, “outstanding takeoff and landing qualities” and precise handling. The BiBeta 6 was developed in collaboration with tandem pilots from the Interlaken region (Switzerland), one...

Video: Accidental deployment, by BruceTube

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Former World Champion and designer Bruce Goldsmith runs his own paraglider brand, "Bruce Goldsmith Design" or BGD, and also shares paragliding tips on his video channel "Brucetube", oriented to help pilots fly better and safer. In the fifth episode...

New Tandem Reserve from Companion, SQR 220

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With a total weight of only 2.37 kg, the new square-round emergency parachute SQR 220 supports up to 220 kg, offering fast deployment and high pendulum stability thanks to the combined technology of square and round parachutes.https://youtu.be/SYxCuoxBtcgThe SQR 220...

Soar, the new superlight EN B+ paraglider by AirDesign

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The new light cross-country glider from AirDesign Soar that starts with a weight of only 2.83kg for size XXS is currently available in 5 EN B certified sizes. The Soar is the super compact light version of the Rise 4 and was developed for Hike and Fly, bivy projects and travelers.

UP Kibo 2, a safe paraglider of surprising performance

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UP's new progression paraglider Kibo 2 is an accessible, safe, easy-to-fly, fun EN B paraglider with amazing performance.https://youtu.be/SVer8G7Wy10This model from UP has flat aspect ratio of 5.3, and 4.3 projected. It has 53 cells and it is available in...

UP Meru: A new Star for the Serial Class

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UP’s first 2-line Serial class glider, the Meru, has aspect ratio of 6.9 points (5.3 projected) and 84 cells; it is aimed at ambitious XC flights and competition in its category. This new model wants to find its niche...
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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.

Horacio Llorens joins thousands of starlings in flight!

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A dream come true for the 5-times acro world champion and adventurer, who travelled to Denmark to fly in the Black Sun – a natural event that happens every autumn when more than 1 million starlings migrate south for...

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