NOVA Pilots Team Blog Adventures, Impressions and Successes of Nova Team Pilots

German Flatlands 2017 – first place for NOVA phantom in standard class

German Flatlands 2017 – first place for NOVA phantom in standard class

Mit dem NOVA Phantom gelang mir der erste Platz bei den German Flatlands 2017 in der Standardklasse. Coming in first in the Serial Class (up to ENC) in the German Flatlands 2017 with my PHANTOM Viel Wind, wenig Tasks, dennoch tolle Flüge und ein persönliches…

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Goals 2017

Goals 2017

  Now that National Portuguese Paragliding Championship and Pre-European 2017 at Larouco Mountain are over, it is time to reflect about it: – I had 16 hours of airtime, – flew 285 km, – in five tasks , – and made goal four times.  …

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A short introduction of a new NOVA Team pilot

A short introduction of a new NOVA Team pilot

Hello Nova team, My name is Tobias and I’m really looking forward to be a new member of the Nova Pilots Team. I made my paragliding license in September 2005. Since my very first flight I was stoked about the feeling of flying: I love…

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Light & Shadow / GROSSGLOCKNER AND ALPENHAUPTKAMM

Light & Shadow / GROSSGLOCKNER AND ALPENHAUPTKAMM

Last Thursday (June, 26) was possibly the best day of the year to date. I was planning big – but I bombed out near Lienz already at 10.30h in the morning. More than ten hours before sunset. Maximum penalty! Once again, I was awfully disappointed….

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Tandem XC-flying – setting a record without knowing – having a co-pilot, not a passenger

Tandem XC-flying – setting a record without knowing – having a co-pilot, not a passenger

It was on Ulli’s and my mind for a while already…..flying XC together. This year it should become reality. In April, I started the tandem course, which took five weeks from entry test to license. The next big challenge was the selection and the preparation…

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National Championship in Portugal – first stage

National Championship in Portugal – first stage

Hello from Portugal Last week – 11/06/2017 till 17/06/2017 – the first part of our National Paragliding Championships took place in Castelo de Vide, a small village near de border with Spain. The forecast was superb – and we did very good flights. My results…

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The 4th ‘Cottbuser Spreewald Open’

The 4th ‘Cottbuser Spreewald Open’

I am a member of the 1. Cottbuser Hang- and Paragliding Club located 100 km southeast from Berlin in close proximity to the Polish border. From 25th to 27th of May our club organized the paragliding cup “Spreewald Open” for the fourth time – really…

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Mini-Testival in the Netherlands

Mini-Testival in the Netherlands

Last weekend 2-5 june, we (Chavert, Hans and the CloudtoCloud-team) organized a mini-testival in the Netherlands close to the German Border. Lots of flying – lots of Dutch pilots – but unfortunally no German Pilots. Be welcome next time guys! Hans & team

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Interview with Pope in magazine “Outside” (Chile)

Interview with Pope in magazine “Outside” (Chile)

Dear NPT All, I would like to share with you this interview done in my country (Chile) with the magazine “Outside”- They also mentioned the NPT and what it means to me. Unfortunately, it is in Spanish but for sure google translator will do a…

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Weekend Vol-biv through the Southern Alps

Weekend Vol-biv through the Southern Alps

NOVA Team-Pilot Markus Anders and his flying-buddy Nico Manthos did a weekend vol-biv from Levico Terme (Italy) to Slovenia then north until reaching the main chain of the Alps neat Felberntauern-Tunnel. The story is in German (sorry), but the photos are still worth looking at….

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