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Sunday, April 21, 2024

New Latvian National Record: 224 km Out-and-Return from Saint André Les Alpes

I have been chasing the 200 km mark for the second season now. Last year I settled for a 193km FAI Triangle, it was a massive feat for me as a pilot at the time. I competed in the 15th...

Safety notice for GIN Verso 3 and Gingo Airlite 4 harnesses

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A safety issue has been detected in the reserve handle of the first units of these models. Find here if yours is affected and how to solve it.

Paraglider review: Advance Iota 2

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At the end of the autumn 2017, we were invited by Advance to be among the first to meet their new high EN B paraglider, and to do a couple of winter flights with it in the Grindelwald and...

Organya gets ready for its 3rd Acro Game

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Spain’s "Magic Mountain" for Acro lovers from all over the world will host for the third time this high-level Acro Game, in which 15 of the best pilots of the extreme paragliding discipline will display their skills in duels of...

A preview of Nova´s new 2-liner: Xenon

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The new 2 liner glider by Nova is no longer a secret thanks to Theo de Blic who´s announced he´ll be flying the paraglider for the brand in the next 2021 X-Alps race. This is how Nova has given a sneak preview of their latest proposal for the coming season, while it finishes to adjust its new prototype.

Safety note: Woody Valley GTO Light 2 harness

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Safety Note from Woody Valley 2020 for its GTO Light 2 harness dated August 25th 2020. Status: Critical. Requirement: Mandatory before flying. Serial number: On all.

XXI International Air Festival “El Yelmo”: June 5th to 7th

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Sierra de Segura (Spain) will hold again one of the main free flight events in Europe, together with the XXI International Air Cinema Festival, and the VI Open El Yelmo XC.

Video: Testing the new lightweight tandem glider Parus 2 by Icaro

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Our pilot Daniel Crespo has tried this tandem wing in different flights, and here we have his first impressions.

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,...

UP Summit XC4: first test flight

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What a ship this Summit XC4! During all the flight I had a feeling of total performance, glide, speed and stability. The turn is immediate, with a short, direct handling with very sporty touch. It is very clear that...

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