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Saturday, April 10, 2021

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.

Safety note: Harness Woody Valley XR7

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Woody Valley has issued this notice so that all the pilots who own their X-Rated 7 harness, with serial numbers from 1 to 1134, check them and make all the necessary changes before flying.

21st edition of the FIA El Yelmo Festival postponed until September

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We are including here the communicate sent by FIA organizers about it being postponed, as well as the VI XC Paragliding Open. Both events were going to take lace at the beginning of June, but they will be put off, probably until September.
Dena EN A+ & Lhotse mid EN B Portrait

Dena, the new A+ paraglider by UP

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With a flat aspect ratio of 5.2, UP's new A+ wing is aimed at talented beginners immediately after completing school or for experienced, safety-conscious pilots looking for top performance. UP also announced an upgrade "2020 edition" for their models Summit XC4, Trango X-Race, Meru and Guru.

4th FAI Pan American Championships, Final Day, Task 5: Rafa Saladini is the Champ! 

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Last Saturday took place this EPIC, I mean EPIC, last task of the Pan-American championship in the ‘feel good’ Capital of Paragliding, Baixo Guandu, Espiritu Santo, Brazil. For one last time, we were greeted as usual by the Prefeito’s health...

Fabian Buhl climbs & flies down from Cerro Torre for the 1st time.

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A few days ago, more precisely from January 5th and February 7th 2020 the 29 year old climber and pilot Fabian Buhl reached the Summit to then take off for the first time, without help from external media, with his mini wing by Airdesign Susi 16, from the top of Cerro Torre in Argentina, marking a milestone in the new combined discipline Climb & Fly.

4th FAI Pan American Championships, Day 6-T4: The underdog takes the day

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Task 4….what a day! Holy Moly… Second to last day and Baixo Guando finally starts to show its colours.  Gentle, tricky conditions lower down and some nice +3 +4 closer to the clouds.  Rain was almost always somewhere in the...

NOVA launches ION 6, their totally renewed easy EN B

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The Austrian brand has introduced some relevant changes to modernize the ION , inside the same EN B certification, but with better performance, and it has just been presented at the Stubai Cup, in Austria.
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4th FAI Pan American Championships: Day 4, T3- It’s Russia’s time to Tango

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First of all, apologies for the late report.  Truth being told, I bombed out for the second day in a row and I was so down, I could not bear talking to people in case they had made Goal....

4th FAI Pan American Championships: Day 3, T2. Baixo Guandu delivers again

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Second task of the championship, with 29 pilots in goal the three first positions go to Brazil. Six out of the ten first places go to the country of beautiful people giving us an idea of how strong this...

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