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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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Para-Paparazzi reveals secret NOVA project

Para-Paparazzi reveals secret NOVA project

  During recent vacations I discovered a secret NOVA project and could observe NOVA Team Pilot Werner Luidolt during test flights. While I was hidden in the bushes I thought I could hear him talking about the NTSNBS, an abbreviation, which might mean “No Top…

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16.-17. March: MENTOR 3 Test-Days (Netherlands near German Border)

16.-17. March: MENTOR 3 Test-Days (Netherlands near German Border)

Hi everybody, On 16-17 March we will organize a NOVA MENTOR 3 test-day in the Netherlands near the German Border. Everybody is welcome. As we don’t have any hills we will tow you up. Two winches with 4 cables will make shure that a lot…

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Christmas Paragliding – L/D Comparison with Mentor 3

Christmas Paragliding – L/D Comparison with Mentor 3

Last weekend we held the annual Christmas Party of our club (www.Kampenwand-flieger.de). This year we included some flying in the afternoon. Our main intention was having fun together – in spite of a grey winter day, which otherwise wouldn’t be very appealing in terms paragliding….

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British Paragliding Open at St Jean Montclar, France

British Paragliding Open at St Jean Montclar, France

” Waiting at the start – Steve (L) and Idris (R) on the bright green wings Last week myself and Idris Birch competed in the British Paragliding Open at St Jean Montclar in France. Due to the recent changes in the FAI rules, this would be a…

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British Open St Jean Montcal – FACTOR 2!

British Open St Jean Montcal – FACTOR 2!

FACTOR 2! Just a quick few points as im going flying at St Andre in a bit now :) The glide is amazing on/off speed, the turn of speed is incredible too, the glider whistles louder as it gets faster :) . Controlling the wing…

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Black Forest – soaring with the Factor 2

Black Forest – soaring with the Factor 2

Hey guys, two weeks ago i got the Factor 2 for the german championship. Sadly we had only two valid tasks and one which was canceled. I did the 4th place in the german championship(serial class). :-) From the first moment i felt very comfortable…

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