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Monday, September 20, 2021

DHV calls to check Finsterwalder Click-Lock and T-Lock harness buckles

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The German paragliding association and certification body issued a safety notice for paraglider harnesses equipped with Finsterwalder CLICK-LOCK and T-LOCK buckles in the chest strap, which should not be used for more than 4 years. These buckles have been...

Awesome Monumental Acro at FIA El Yelmo in Spain!

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The fifth edition of this unique acrobatic show enjoyed unbeatable conditions for flying yesterday, Friday June 3rd, at the medieval castle of Segura de la Sierra, in Jaen (Andalusia). More than 15 top pilots took advantage of them to...

Video: International Air Festival FIA El Yelmo 2016 teaser

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Check out what the Sierra de Segura and El Yelmo can offer you for the practice of aerial and outdoor sports in the nature, concentrated in the great annual paragliding festival FIA El Yelmo, which will start its 17th...

XC El Yelmo 2015: Adrenaline & emotions

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Ten days before a new edition of the International Air Festival of El Yelmo (FIA), it is a good time to remember some of the best and most exciting moments in flight during the Open paragliding competition and Spanish...

Paragliding at sunset in La Muela (Spain)

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La Muela (Alarilla) is one popular easy site for paragliding and hang gliding in the central area of Spain. It is a humble plateau with some 250m of elevation on the highest face.It is flyable with almost any wind...

Ondrej Prochazka sets world record of Esfera

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It is one of the most complicated paragliding acro maneuvers at the moment, a connection between two Sats –the 2nd one to the opposite direction- through an infinity tumbling, making the glider draw a complete sphere around the pilot. The...

Seiko Fukuoka beats female record of distance: 402 km!

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On December 9th in Australia, the Japanese-French pilot covered that amazing distance in straight line for a new paragliding female record, surpassing Nicole Fedele’s flight of 395km done in Brazil earlier this year. On the same flight Seiko also...

UP Trango XC3 paraglider review

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The high-performance cross-country flagship from UP comes renewed and vibrant in its 3rd generation: The heir of what once was the Serial class (EN D) model in the Ultralite Products range, took nearly two years of work and many...

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