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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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XC-Flying: It’s all about mental strength and attitude

XC-Flying: It’s all about mental strength and attitude

Preparation for and attitude during XC flights Last year we had a beer together after a great XC day and were talking about the importance of “the head” in cross country flying. Master mile-muncher Hans Tockner said: “XC flying is 100 % percent a mental…

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G-Force Trainer

G-Force Trainer

Hi all, Last saturday (3 nov) I was invited to a G-Force training, together with all Dutch paragliding instructors as a supplementary training. We talked the whole day about all aspects of spiralling. We discussed all pros and cons of yes or no having spriralling…

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