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Annecy Adventure (by Idris Birch)

Annecy Adventure (by Idris Birch)

After much planning and lots of anticipation I found myself on the way to Annecy with two friends in the beginning of April. The weather was poor to start with North East meteo wind blowing which makes it rough in the Annecy valley. Despite the…

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Mentor 2 over San Salvador

Mentor 2 over San Salvador

In this picture you see my friend Volker with a Mentor 2 over the megacity San Salvador (2.1 million inhabitants). It is the first flight ever over this town and nobody ever thought this flight would be possible. The landing was a little bit tricky…

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Dutch Preliminary (2) – Family Affair Again (by Hans & Chavert)

Dutch Preliminary (2) – Family Affair Again (by Hans & Chavert)

The OLC server works and gave the points to our flights….. And here are the results from the olc sercer: Chavert ter maat 3719,  Hans ter maat 3707, the third place followes with 1971 points. okay okay its still a long way to the final…

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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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Birthday Cake in NPT Wing Team Design

Birthday Cake in NPT Wing Team Design

Hi NPT-Friends, last week my colleague Bene in our office at KGK baked a birthday cake for – in the NPT-Design. Yummie cake and nice move Till

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X-Alps Training in Snowdonia, North Wales

X-Alps Training in Snowdonia, North Wales

I’ve been training hard over the winter, but now the flying is coming good over here in the UK. This short YouTube movie shows a fantastic, if tough, training ground in one of the disused slate quarries in the heart of the Snowdonia Mountains. I…

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Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

Skitour across the Ennstal/Austria with Paraglider. At the beginning of winter I went on a tour with a friend across Tauplitz/Salzkammergut, taking my touring skis and a paraglider. That day was an amazing experience and we enjoyed a very special atmosphere – this >magic moment<…

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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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»magic moment«: Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

»magic moment«: Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

At the beginning of winter I went on a tour with a friend across Tauplitz/Salzkammergut, taking my touring skis and a paraglider. That day was an amazing experience and we enjoyed a very special atmosphere – this >magic moment< is now published in a 5…

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Chriss Bessei and Werner Luidolt attended the »OLC-Alpenflugsymposium 2011« at Zell am See

Chriss Bessei and Werner Luidolt attended the »OLC-Alpenflugsymposium 2011« at Zell am See

On 19th February we travelled to Zell am See to give our presentations – Werner’s presentation covered >reduce to the max< the transition from gliding to paragliding  – he was able to build a bridge between both sports and gave a good description of his…

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