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Monday, August 8, 2022

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...
BGD Dual 2

BGD Dual 2, a doubly attractive tandem Paraglider

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We conducted a deep test of the tandem wing designed by Bruce Goldsmith, the colorful proposal that stands out for its easy handling and intuitive and pleasant command which will surely be appreciated by professional pilots. Here are our detailed impressions of the new wing.

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...

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.

ITV Billy, review of reflex paraglider

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The Billy is the first full-reflex glider from ITV. The French manufacturer has been offering dedicated paramotor wings for many years; in the current range there are gliders from 'best-sellers' semi-reflex ones, like the Boxer (entry level) and the...

Photo album: U-Turn Passenger 2

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We did some test flights with the U-turn Passenger 2 paraglider, a very sporty and efficient tandem wing of the famed manufacturer specialised in acro and freestyle. After a thorough inspection on the ground, we took to the skies...

Video: Nova Mentor 6. Test flight and details.

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With the same projected aspect ratio of its predecessor -3.9 points – the Mentor 6 incorporates structural innovations throughout its command lines, which result in « a more direct feedback with good pressure feeling in the breaks…that´s also very...

BGD PUNK, EN B paraglider review

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With a remarkably agile and precise command, Bruce Goldsmith's new high EN B design is a wing with a great personality, ideal for freestyle and thermalling, as we confirmed in our test flights.

Triple Seven Queen 2 – A High Level Sport EN C wing

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After a year in the market, the Sport class paraglider aimed at experienced pilots from the Valic bros. brand, the Queen 2, has gained recognition among the flying community -in particular within the Sport segment- thanks to its attractive...

UP Meru: A new Star for the Serial Class

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UP’s first 2-line Serial class glider, the Meru, has aspect ratio of 6.9 points (5.3 projected) and 84 cells; it is aimed at ambitious XC flights and competition in its category. This new model wants to find its niche...

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