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Sakana region, in the North of Spain, celebrated its Paragliding Day 2019

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The traditional Navarran paragliding meeting attracted many pilots, that, thanks to the good weather, could enjoy good flights, both in the morning and the afternoon, and the usual good atmosphere.

Video: Testing the UP Trango X-Race paraglider

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We are now finishing our full review of the Trango X-Race, the new advanced EN C paraglider from UP. Meanwhile, you can check out our first impressions on this video. The Trango X Race is directly derived from the...

Nova launched EN B glider ION 5

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The successor of Nova’s best-selling glider of the millennium (the Ion 4) incorporates a refined profile with optimised ballooning and wingtips, as well as additional swept stabilo cells. Thanks to that, the Ion 5 offers better glide performance across...

46th Coupe Icare celebrates Leonardo da Vinci this September in France

From Thursday 19th to Sunday 22nd of September 2019, at Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet / Lumbin (France), the famous ultra-light air festival Coup Icare will be held once again in the heart of the Isère Alps. The organization announces a spectacular, innovative, acrobatic and off-the-chart program with the wackiest pilots from all over the world.

Video: Veso Ovcharov breaks record of Infinity Tumbling, 613!

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On September 20th, the Bulgarian pilot managed to break the World Record of infinity Tumbling with 613 turns! The previous record was set by Spanish acro ace Horacio Llorens nearly 10 years ago, with 568 tumblings above Nepal. At the time,...

GIN introduces Camino, their new lightweight EN C glider

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The Korean brand is launching a new lightweight model, aimed at XC flights, which promises easy handling and good performance for long flights and hike&fly lovers. They define it as "agile and electrifying".
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FIA El Yelmo is back: the 21st edition will take place from Jun 11...

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The renowned International Air festival El Yelmo is back to Sierra de Segura (Jaén, Spain) after its cancellation due to the pandemic in 2020. This time, it will be a different type of edition, focused on the pilots and without activities open to the public, yet keeping shows, sport races, paramotoring and paragliding concentrations and Air Films, besides hosting the Paragliding Spanish Open.
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Coupe Icare news: Comelli rescue deployment systems

With its creator Giordano Comelli, we show you the new designs of the compressed air emergency parachute systems of Comelli SRL that were presented in the last edition of the Coupe Icare.

Theo de Blic wins Acro Game as world’s best freestyler of Acro paragliding

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Very enthusiastic with the outcome, participants and organizers of the second edition of the Acro Game, held in Organya (Catalonia, Spain) on July 28th and 29th 2017, do not hesitate to call it ‘the’ reference event of the free-style...

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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