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Triton 2

Triton 2

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Dean Crosby & Triton 2

Dean Crosby & Triton 2

Who would not expect good results if you match a world class pilot with a world class glider. Nonetheless I was surprised to get a phone call from Dean Crosby on monday evening. A few days ago he had received his first Triton 2 demo…

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Flying the new NOVA TRITON 2

Flying the new NOVA TRITON 2

  Dear Fellows, I’d like to share some impressions about the new Triton 2 from a recent XC Flight from Hochfelln on May20th. I had already done some winter soaring with it before, but this was my very first thermal flight with size L, 115…

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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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Bassano – some nice days with my new Mentor 3 light

Bassano – some nice days with my new Mentor 3 light

it was all in time – the weather turned to be perfect for Bassano, my new Mentor 3 light was ready for pick up in Terfens and off we are…..after a 6 hour trip with stop over in Terfens we where welcomed from our friends…

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First Flight on a Mentor 3 Light

First Flight on a Mentor 3 Light

After weeks of bad weather, it finally stopped raining for a day in the UK this weekend, so I managed to sneak a first flight on my new Mentor 3 Light :) Steve

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First place in Sportclass @ OPEN IQQ in the north of Chile

First place in Sportclass @ OPEN IQQ in the north of Chile

During  the first weekend in November we had the FAI2 competition in Iquique in the north of Chile. Based on last years results I had 2 objectives, first in Sportclass and top ten overall. The first day we started from “alto hospicio”, the typical take…

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SUSI 10 slpash and fun at LCC

SUSI 10 slpash and fun at LCC

The Lakes Charity Classic (LCC) is an informal paragliding competition held in some of England’s most spectacular scenery.  The event is acompanied by a massive party, flight displays and all sorts of activities celebrating our wonderful sport. This year my SUSI 10 and me where a part of it….

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NOVA MENTOR 3 im Vergleich zum MENTOR 2 – dies ist KEIN Test

NOVA MENTOR 3 im Vergleich zum MENTOR 2 – dies ist KEIN Test

In den letzten Tagen und Wochen haben mich viele Leute nach dem MENTOR 3 gefragt. Mittlerweile habe ich ihn so intensiv geflogen, dass ich auch aus eigener „Erfliegung“ etwas dazu sagen kann (und nicht nur das nachplappere, was ich nach Erzählungen der Testpiloten bereits in…

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NOVA MENTOR 3 against MENTOR 2  –  this is NOT a test, but my personal impressions

NOVA MENTOR 3 against MENTOR 2 – this is NOT a test, but my personal impressions

In the last weeks I have been asked a lot about MENTOR 3, so I have decided to summarize my impressions. But before you keep on reading please note: This is NOT a test. I don’t have the skills as I pilot to be able…

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