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Jahresrückblick Team Germany Teil 2 – Der mittlere Westen von  Köln entlang des Rheins und der Mosel

Jahresrückblick Team Germany Teil 2 – Der mittlere Westen von Köln entlang des Rheins und der Mosel

Bis zu Frühjahr kannte ich die Ecke nur vom Hören sagen. Zu den Moselopen konnte ich bei relativ guten Flugwetter zumindest den Bereich um die Mosel persönlich kennenlernen. Mir hat es sehr viel Spaß gemacht in dieser wunderschönen Landschaft zu fliegen. Mag das Streckenflugpotential auf…

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Ein Jahr zum Vergessen – aber nicht für mich

Ein Jahr zum Vergessen – aber nicht für mich

Hi dear mates! I’m soon gonna publish a post in english, yes I will, scary isn’t it. So here is one in german. Just use a translator – it will pay-off I guarantee:-) Dieses Jahr feierten meine Brüder Urs und Chrigel mit mir unser 30-jähriges…

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Into the Heart of the Berchtesgaden Alps

Into the Heart of the Berchtesgaden Alps

On 15 August 2017 I was able to finally experience what had been a long time in my mind: flying into the lonely heart of the Berchtesgaden Alps, the Steinerne Meer. Not a long distance flight, no record – but again a new way and…

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Rocky Mountains USA

Rocky Mountains USA

I hope you all are having a great time in Slovenia. Since I could not make the trip out there I thought I’d share a little stoke from the Rocky Mountain USA. I recently had a memorable flight with friends through a wild remote part…

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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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Protected: WHITEHEART – mit dem Gleitschirm und Tourenski rund ums Salzkammergut

Protected: WHITEHEART – mit dem Gleitschirm und Tourenski rund ums Salzkammergut

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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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