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Just about to leave for Mongolia for an epic Hike & Fly!

Just about to leave for Mongolia for an epic Hike & Fly!

My friend Gareth and me will leave for Mongolia on Friday 19th Aug, ready to start the crossing of the Khangai Nuruu mountains on the 26th Aug.   The following link is to ‘XC Retrieve’ which should show the position of both our Spot satellite…

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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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Going back to Mongolia – 10 years on !

Going back to Mongolia – 10 years on !

10 years ago, just before I joined the NOVA Pilots Team changed, I was attempting to cross an unflown mountain range in Mongolia with my good friend Gareth Aston. We were unsuccessful at that attempt, mainly down to the weather and it being generally a…

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NIGHTFLIGHT – Midnightsun flying in Northern Norway

NIGHTFLIGHT – Midnightsun flying in Northern Norway

The wind blows from the wrong direction. It is cloudy. Foggy. It is raining. And all you can do, is wait – for the midnightsun, and for the perfect nightflightconditions. The wind blows from the mountain, and down. You sit there. Wait. Should I walk…

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Flying in the Outer Hebrides (again!)

Flying in the Outer Hebrides (again!)

Last week I spent 6 days on 6 islands in the Hebrides, to the west of Scotland. Thanks to amazing weather, I got to fly in some of the most beautiful locations. This is the 3rd time I have visited these islands with an alterer…

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Bordairline adventure race Tolmin  –  Little hike, just fly   ;–))

Bordairline adventure race Tolmin – Little hike, just fly ;–))

Some rollercoaster weather forecast for most parts of the Alps and keen on testing my new glider , a MENTOR 4 light, in a competitive environment. No doubt for me to take part in the 2nd Bordairline adventure race inTolmin (Slovenia) from May 7th to…

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Flying in Santiago, Chile… My favorite place!

Flying in Santiago, Chile… My favorite place!

Hi people, let me show you part of my place where I normaly fly. It is called Las Vizcachas in the central valley of Santiago, Chile. Here is a link to a video from Las Vizcachas. This is one of my first flights with my…

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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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Mini-Testival in Stubai

Mini-Testival in Stubai

Hello to everybody Every year in the third week or so in january our club organize’s a mini Testival in Austria together with NOVA. This year we had little participants but again lots of fun. Erik (one of the Pilots) made this small inpression. Again…

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Dad visits Gran Canaria

Dad visits Gran Canaria

Hi Team! I wanted to share a small story and some nice pictures with you. At the moment I am lucky enough to participate in an Erasmus exchange program on Gran Canaria for 6 months. Here I am studying my heinie off and doing nothing but…

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