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First impressions of flying the PHANTOM

First impressions of flying the PHANTOM

Luckily, I got the chance to test our new PHANTOM. A lot of people asked me about my impressions. Here we go – truely subjective, of course! But I want to point out that it is my honest opinion. The conditions I flew the PHANTOM…

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2 Weeks in France – SIV and Chabre Open

2 Weeks in France – SIV and Chabre Open

Recently I spent a week in Annecy doing an SIV and XC course with Jocky Sanderson and then going on to participate in the Chabre Open in Laragne which was my first ever competition. The 2 weeks I spent in France were awesome and I…

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Fatal accident at Chabre open – sad news

Fatal accident at Chabre open – sad news

Since years i have informed you all about all kind of things during Chabre open. Now there’s a sad message. I coppied this official note from the meetdirectors Dave and Jocky. Sometimes is not just the fun. Hans     It is with great regret…

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Netherlands winning over Germany with “pampers full of shit”

Netherlands winning over Germany with “pampers full of shit”

Hi Friends, a bit more than a year ago I wrote an article for DHV-Info (the mag of the German Hanggliding and Paragliding Association) about being scared while flying (which I sometimes am, in deed). I also took a photo that showed me wearing  “pampers…

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Postcard from Colombia – Introducing myself

Postcard from Colombia – Introducing myself

Hi in the NPT Name is Johanna Hamne, a Swede that ended up living on the Norwegian coast for a while. I work as a engineer, and spend my free time flying, skiing, hiking; basically everything that involves being outside! Before Christmas it was decided…

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MENTOR 4 – SIV in Annecy

MENTOR 4 – SIV in Annecy

Had the chance to take part in a safety training at the Campus Annecy / France. A camp organized by Juergen (Kraus) and Christa (Vogel). Both are in this business for almost two decades. So tons of experience on their side. Felt very safe right…

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NOVA Mentor 3 light against Mentor 3 (“heavy”)

NOVA Mentor 3 light against Mentor 3 (“heavy”)

Before you keep on reading, I would like to inform you that I am a NOVA team pilot and that I handle NOVA’s public relations. So I’m completely biased! However, what I write here is something I would also tell to my friends. On Thursday,…

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NPT Workshop: packing the Beamer (reserve)

NPT Workshop: packing the Beamer (reserve)

Yesterday some Team Pilots met in Terfens for a reserve packing workshop, held by Sascha Pezzo from High Adventure. It was an interesting day yesterday and we learned a lot. It isn’t that easy to do it well. Sascha can explain well and is very…

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Südösterreichische Teampilot/innen auf Fortbildung!

Südösterreichische Teampilot/innen auf Fortbildung!

Um die aufwindfreie Zeit konstruktiv zu nutzen, bot der Fliegerstammtisch Steiermark unter der Leitung von Bernd Humpl eine Fortbildung der besonders feinen Art. Der Meterologe Hermann Trimmel, seit 30 Jahren erfolgreicher Segelflieger, Staatsmeister in der 18m Klasse und Coach des Nationalteams, reiste an und brachte…

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Raul Moras flying a World Record (flat triangle) in Standard Class with MENTOR 3

Raul Moras flying a World Record (flat triangle) in Standard Class with MENTOR 3

                    On August 12th NOVA Team Pilot Raul Moras from Italy flew a new record in the standard class. Launching at Sorica in Slovenia, Raul flew 267.8 km on his Mentor 3 with average speed of…

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