Archive for XC paragliding

Light & Shadow / GROSSGLOCKNER AND ALPENHAUPTKAMM

Light & Shadow / GROSSGLOCKNER AND ALPENHAUPTKAMM

Last Thursday (June, 26) was possibly the best day of the year to date. I was planning big – but I bombed out near Lienz already at 10.30h in the morning. More than ten hours before sunset. Maximum penalty! Once again, I was awfully disappointed….

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Tandem XC-flying – setting a record without knowing – having a co-pilot, not a passenger

Tandem XC-flying – setting a record without knowing – having a co-pilot, not a passenger

It was on Ulli’s and my mind for a while already…..flying XC together. This year it should become reality. In April, I started the tandem course, which took five weeks from entry test to license. The next big challenge was the selection and the preparation…

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Weekend Vol-biv through the Southern Alps

Weekend Vol-biv through the Southern Alps

NOVA Team-Pilot Markus Anders and his flying-buddy Nico Manthos did a weekend vol-biv from Levico Terme (Italy) to Slovenia then north until reaching the main chain of the Alps neat Felberntauern-Tunnel. The story is in German (sorry), but the photos are still worth looking at….

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NOVA phantom goes step-towing and xc-flight in the north-west german flatlands

NOVA phantom goes step-towing and xc-flight in the north-west german flatlands

– my very first flight with the phantom go to 4:17 h airtime and 81.7 xc-km – Parcel from Terfens I’am waiting for. LUNA and I were happy with the “box”   On friday the 31th of may 2017 a parcel from terfens arrived to…

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Introducing the new Pilots Team Design 2017/18

Introducing the new Pilots Team Design 2017/18

Hi NOVA-Friends & Team Pilots Every other year we introduces a new team design. This colour combination is exclusive to the members of the NOVA Pilots Team, so they can be recognized easily. For 2017/18, it will be a combination of red, lime, and white,…

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“Given to fly” – Hike & Fly from the Mediterranean Sea to Lake Chiemsee

“Given to fly” – Hike & Fly from the Mediterranean Sea to Lake Chiemsee

Hi Friends Be the first to watch the Skymovie of our Hike & Fly trip from the Mediterranean Sea to Lake Chiemsee last summer. Happy new year to all Nova Team members! Robert Unser schnörkellos wohltuendes Echterlebniskondensat von letztem Sommer:–))!  

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Autumn in Bir Biling (India)

Autumn in Bir Biling (India)

In October I spent three weeks in India flying in Bir Billing area. This place totally met my expectations so I thought I’d share a bit info about it in case someone looks for a good flying destination in European autumn. The post monsoon season…

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Good news from Poland

Good news from Poland

 Photo  :  Matyas Podor Hi  everyone! Some of good news from Poland :) We had  really good season in XC competition of 2016 in Poland  ! 1. In Fun/Standard class pilots with Nova wings  were on 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10th positions :…

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Hi from the USA

Hi from the USA

Hello NOVA Pilots Team, This is Nate Scales from Hailey Idaho in the USA.  I’m sorry that I was not able to attend the NPT meeting, so I just wanted to say ‘hello’ and touch base with everyone. This year I flew the Triton 2…

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Leh – Bir Vol Biv

Leh – Bir Vol Biv

Hi everyone. Hope you all had a great Team Meeting. Wish I could have been there. I’m getting on the plane tomorrow to Delhi then Leh where I meet 4 friends to begin a vol biv adventure. We hope to fly south over the Himalayan…

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