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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...

4th FAI Pan American Championships: T2- The rain stopped and ‘the beautiful game’ (jogo...

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"Day 2, we finally had a flyable task, and what a task it was! After 4 days of solid bad weather, this morning waking up felt different. It must have been that bird-like instinct pilots have. Today, we fly". Paolo Bellezze reports live from Baixo Guandu, Brazil, where the first task saw only one pilot in goal, Ignacio Ortiz. Local star Rafael Saldini was 2nd.
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4th FAI Pan American Champs: Task 1 cancelled due to rain

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Today is cancelled, but tomorrow looks ON! Paolo Bellezze reports the last minute from Baixo Guandu.
Pan American Championships 2020, wet day 1

4th Pan American Champs: Training day washed out but there’s caipirinha and Rock &...

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Saturday 7th of March was due to be the 1st training day in Baixo Guandu, but as our reporter onsite Paolo Bellezze explains: "That's not going to happen". Bad weather in the area means that there will be more Brazilian fun on the ground than in the air these days. Here's what the competitors have been up to.

4th FAI Pan American Paragliding Championships: The best of the Americas converges to Brazil

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The time has come for 117 of the very best pilots from 18 different American Nations to battle it out during 7 epic days and crown their Champion.  Most important yet, a smaller selection of those pilots would have...

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.

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