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No epic flights needed to have a great time out there

No epic flights needed to have a great time out there

Many pilots measure success in kilometers. I measure success in pleasure (even though there are no units for pleasure). This was a short but wonderful flight with my friends from “Kampenwandflieger” club at our local site Kampenwand. The flight scored really high on my pleasure…

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World and European Tandem Record recognized by FAI

World and European Tandem Record recognized by FAI

Half a year after our record flight, we received official recognition documents by FAI.  Our flight from 2nd of June 2019 is now officially the current World and European Record with 233,23 km free distance around a triangle. What was more difficult: the flight or…

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Review Hike and Flytouren Herbst 2019

Review Hike and Flytouren Herbst 2019

Hike and Fly ist wohl die ursprünglichste Form des Gleitschirmfliegens. Für mich ist es auch die Disziplin, für die ich mich neben dem Tandemfliegen mit Ulli, seit vielen, vielen Jahren begeistert und die es mir ermöglicht, entlang schroffer Felswände, über klare Bergseen oder dichte Wälder…

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Team Pilot Intoduction – Todor Boyadzhiev (Bulgaria)

Team Pilot Intoduction – Todor Boyadzhiev (Bulgaria)

My name is Todor and I usually, hang around in Bulgaria. I am really happy to be part of the NOVA Family as most of my adventures and fun moments in paragliding were achieved with my Mentor 4 – an amazing XC glider which gives…

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Team Pilot Introduction – David Bengtsson (SWEDEN)

Team Pilot Introduction – David Bengtsson (SWEDEN)

I’m David Bengtsson from Sweden, but you will see me hanging around in Austria during the winter months. I made this little video to introduce myself. Hope you like it. :)  

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Team Pilot Introduction – Yvette Aguyo (USA)

Team Pilot Introduction – Yvette Aguyo (USA)

Hello NOVA family! My name is Yvette Aguayo. I’m from Phoenix, Arizona and Victor, Idaho. I am a blacksmith, private pilot, and currently acquiring more ratings to become a commercial pilot! I LOVE to fly, having training in hanggliders, sailplanes, and single-engine airplanes, I’ve found…

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NOVA Pilots Team Meeting 2019 (Brixlegg, Tirol) – deutsch

NOVA Pilots Team Meeting 2019 (Brixlegg, Tirol) – deutsch

  Alle Jahre wieder Jedes Jahr findet, sobald die Streckenflugsaison vorbei ist und das Leben eines XC-Süchtigen wieder in ruhigeren Bahnen verläuft, das jährliche Meeting des NOVA Pilots Team statt. Dieses Mal auf dem Köckenhof, ein gemütlicher Bergbauernhof im Alpbachtal, der Gruppenunterkunft anbietet, und von…

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NOVA PILOTS TEAM MEETING 2019 – BRIXLEGG, TYROL (English)

NOVA PILOTS TEAM MEETING 2019 – BRIXLEGG, TYROL (English)

Another excellent year Every year, as soon as the cross-country flying season is over and the life of an XC addict is more relaxed again, the annual meeting of the NOVA Pilots Team takes place. This time on the Köckenhof, a cosy mountain farm in…

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The advantage of being a TEAM PILOT

The advantage of being a TEAM PILOT

Last year, we were happy to meet Christoph and Doris (from Austria) in Norway, during an XC competition. This year we decided to go to Rome the week before Easter – to meet Rinaldo who always is asking WHEN are you coming?! And now, when…

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German Flatlands 2019 – Altes Lager – BERLIN

German Flatlands 2019 – Altes Lager – BERLIN

Die German Flatlands 2019 sind vorbei. Wetterbedingt konnten am Ende nur zwei Tasks geflogen werden. Der zweite gewertete Task (60km Race to Goal) war darum aber nicht weniger anspruchsvoll und spannend: Fluggelände “Altes Lager” bei Jüterbog – ein ehemaliger Militärflugplatz   Nach dem vorherigen Regentag…

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