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CROSSALPS 2011 – 33 Stunden Fliegen und Gehen – Über das Pech, Glück zu haben

CROSSALPS 2011 – 33 Stunden Fliegen und Gehen – Über das Pech, Glück zu haben

Dear Friends from the NOVA Pilots Team, we have agreed to publish everything in Eglish to make it undestandable for everybody. This little article is based on another story which I have already written – in German. Being very busy at the moment, I don’t…

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X-Alps Training in Snowdonia, North Wales

X-Alps Training in Snowdonia, North Wales

I’ve been training hard over the winter, but now the flying is coming good over here in the UK. This short YouTube movie shows a fantastic, if tough, training ground in one of the disused slate quarries in the heart of the Snowdonia Mountains. I…

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Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

Skitour across the Ennstal/Austria with Paraglider. At the beginning of winter I went on a tour with a friend across Tauplitz/Salzkammergut, taking my touring skis and a paraglider. That day was an amazing experience and we enjoyed a very special atmosphere – this >magic moment<…

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First Flight From Santa Ana, El Salvador

First Flight From Santa Ana, El Salvador

The first flight ever from Santa Ana was made with a Mentor 2 flown by Volker Behrend. I followed him with a tandem. The impressive Vulcano is the tallest in El Salvador and the whole scenery was beautyfull but intimidating at the same time.  Volker managed to come to…

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»magic moment«: Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

»magic moment«: Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

At the beginning of winter I went on a tour with a friend across Tauplitz/Salzkammergut, taking my touring skis and a paraglider. That day was an amazing experience and we enjoyed a very special atmosphere – this >magic moment< is now published in a 5…

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MENTOR 2 Performance

MENTOR 2 Performance

Hi NPT-Friends, yesterday I went flying together with my friend Rainer from our local club. It was Rainer’s first flight on his new Delta, which is rated on of the, if not THE the best performing EN C-wing. We didn’t do a real comparison, yet…

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hiking pole/stick for walk and fly

hiking pole/stick for walk and fly

Hi all! When I had to cross a small river to reach a rockface to to some drytooling (some of the very stupid funny things you can do on nonflying days in winter….)last week my boyfriend gave me some very interesting sticks:http://www.grivel.com/products/snow/poles/17-potrailf .You can divide…

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CROSSALPS 2010 – Till’s Report (in German only)

CROSSALPS 2010 – Till’s Report (in German only)

Taktikspiele und der Außerirdische Dieses Jahr fanden die Crossalps zum fünften Mal statt. Und für alle, die nicht wissen, was sich dahinter versteckt, hier die Info in Kürze (alle anderen sollen halt zwei Absätze „springen“): Die Crossalps sind ein Wettbewerb, bei dem man nur zu…

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