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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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It’s Chabre Open time again

It’s Chabre Open time again

Like every year, I am participating in the Chabre Open. It’s a popular fun competition for wings from EN A to C. We started with a French record: 44 degrees C :-). Saturday was a test task. A small route to Veynes. I just made…

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Portugal Topspot im Winter

Portugal Topspot im Winter

Nachdem ich schon seit vielen Jahren die Reiseberichte meines guten Freundes (Roberto Meier) verfolge, hat es heuer endlich gepasst und ich konnte gemeinsam mit Ulli Portugal erkunden. Laut unseren Recherchen sollten uns dort lange Soaringküsten, Spektakuläre Steilklippen über weißen Atlantikstränden, Badebuchten mit Startplatz direkt darüber…

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Christmas greetings to all of you from the remoteness of the Island of Mull in the Northwest of Scotland. Mull is a spectacular place with great wildlife and some amazing flying sites nobody has really flown before. Yesterday Lena and I went to…

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PARAGLIDING IN THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS – THE BIR PILGRIMAGE

PARAGLIDING IN THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS – THE BIR PILGRIMAGE

In October 2018, I made a paragliding trip to Bir in India. Of course, I tried to find some information online prior to the trip. Considering so many pilots travelling there, I found surprisingly little on the web. That is why I would like to…

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New pilots on the road – the Flying Finn with students in Spain

New pilots on the road – the Flying Finn with students in Spain

Working as a paragliding instructor has many priviledges. One of them is to be able to wake up early in the morning and see the morning mist slowly and beautifully evaporate while heading to a local airfield. It often makes me feel sorry for the…

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