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Dutch Preliminary (by Hans)

Dutch Preliminary (by Hans)

Hi Guys, In the Netherlands the preliminary’s for the Dutch Championships have started sinds beginning of April. We had already 7 tasks. Because of restrictions and flatland possibilities distances are not all that big but until now Chavert and me are satisfied. Under this link…

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First Flight From Santa Ana, El Salvador

First Flight From Santa Ana, El Salvador

The first flight ever from Santa Ana was made with a Mentor 2 flown by Volker Behrend. I followed him with a tandem. The impressive Vulcano is the tallest in El Salvador and the whole scenery was beautyfull but intimidating at the same time.  Volker managed to come to…

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AUSTRALIA: Nova-pilots fly their personal bests in the land down under…

AUSTRALIA: Nova-pilots fly their personal bests in the land down under…

We were very hopeful when we were boarding the plane to Sydney to have some nice, sunny, hot weather after months of chilly Shanghai winter. Also reading the news from XC Camp in Manilla and almost daily >100km flights kept us very impatient to finally…

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Fuerteventura Flying

Fuerteventura Flying

Dear all, last week I was with my family in Fuerteventura on holiday. Normally there is to much wind to fly on this island, but I thought this could be a good job for an IBEX 15. With the big help of Wolfi and Diwi…

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Success of the NPT at the Austrian Cross Country Championship 2010

Success of the NPT at the Austrian Cross Country Championship 2010

Hello! The Austrian Cross Country Championship 2010 was a very big success for NOVA and the NPT. Especially in the STANDARD CLASS three members of the NPT are in the top 4 in the ranking. And all 4 pilots fly NOVA. On the picture you can…

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XC-Open Piedrahita 2010 – Task 5,6,7 and results

XC-Open Piedrahita 2010 – Task 5,6,7 and results

Hey all, Dominik and I are back at home now. The last 3 days were very good for big XC flights and i think we realized good results. Task 5: After one day of thunderstroms and rain the cloudbase was really low and the thermals…

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XC-Open Piedrahita 2010 – Task 3 and 4

XC-Open Piedrahita 2010 – Task 3 and 4

On monday the weather was very similar to the days before: We had north-eastern Wind and good thermals with no clouds. So it was clear that the main road for big flights would be through the Cherry-Tree-Valley. I noticed too late, that the wind got…

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XC Open in Piedrahita 2010 – Chris & Dominic

XC Open in Piedrahita 2010 – Chris & Dominic

Hey NOVA team pilots, Dominic Schärtl, Sebastian Benz and I are at Piedrahita/Spain at the moment. Here is the XC Open from the 27.08 until the 04.09. Saturday, 28.08 Our first day and our first task, but today is no southwestwind which pushs us along…

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my personal record triangle in Feltre

my personal record triangle in Feltre

last week i made my biggest triangle in Feltre Bassano. It was quite a struggle but becouse of that it felt really good when i landed on the top of the Monte Avena again. you can see my flight here: http://www.xcontest.org/world/en/flights/detail:chavert/19.7.2010/10:50 Franz, we will mis…

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Video to Great XC day for NPT pilots on Emberger Alm

Video to Great XC day for NPT pilots on Emberger Alm

Embergeralm 183km Steckenflug am 28.04.2010 von Mario Mayr from Mario Mayr on Vimeo.

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