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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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...

Test-flying the Sol Hercules 380, tandem paraglider for paratrike

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We spent a pleasant afternoon's flight with the paragliding school Aerofly and Andres Sanchez, testing this new reflex glider of 38 m2, specific for flying with paratrike. The Sol Hercules has a weight range of 180 to 380 kg...

UP Kangri (EN B), King of the mountain

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We tested in-depth the new lightweight high EN B paraglider from the German manufacturer, which offers surprising performance along with high passive safety. Among its greatest qualities, we found very easy take-off, direct and effective handling, and great turning behavior to center any core, topped with stability and comfort in flight. Check out the details in this review.

Niviuk Artik 4 – EN C paraglider review

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The EN C model of the Spanish manufacturer Niviuk, the Artik 4, targets a broad segment of pilots as it is a very accessible intermediate glider that boasts top performance, which makes it a good climbing and XC machine. With...

Video: Mac Para Pasha 6, performance to enjoy in company

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The Mac Para Pasha 6 is a PERFORMANCE tandem glider; yes, in capital letters: a floaty wing offering nearly 10 points of glide and a flat and very effective turn, ideal to help you stay always among the highest wings....
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.

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: We try paraglider UP Kibo 2, Icaro Xema harness and solar mini-vario Le...

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Our pilot Daniel Crespo had the chance to try these three new items, and in this video he tells us how it felt.Kibo 2 de UP resulted an EN B wing with a lot of possibilities in thermals, which...

ITV Jedi 2, brilliant also on Paramotor

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We did some nice flights with the Jedi 2, an EN B glider with aspect ratio of 5.7 points, made by the French manufacturer ITV, which we already had the opportunity to try some time ago (Review ITV Jedi 2 paraglider). But this time we tried the paramotor version with special risers for motorized flight. The Jedi 2 is a wing with versatile personality, good handling, and...

Video: Testing the Swing Nexus paraglider

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Overcast skies and strong winds, it was not ideal for a cross country flight but it turned out perfect for a good test and control session with the Swing Nexus, the new EN C glider from the German manufacturer....

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