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Mentor2

Mentor2

Hello, i just want to share some impressions That Mentor2 is really good performance wing we know, but i was curious about the handling, as probably the most of the pilots. When i got the Mentor2 I start with a ground handling … and first…

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British Open at St Andre – Steve Nash

British Open at St Andre – Steve Nash

I was in St Andre des Alpes in France last week competing in the British Paragliding Open. There were 150 international competitors, making the event completely full. This location is often described as ‘one of the best places in the world to hold a paragliding…

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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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Juniors & Ladies Challenge 2010 – Task 6 – best task

Juniors & Ladies Challenge 2010 – Task 6 – best task

After one week of bad weather the last day was a really great day. The weather forecast said that there will be some thunderstorms in the afternoon, so we get only a 32km task. But only the first few minutes were a bit difficult, then…

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Juniors & Ladies Challenge 2010 – Task 5 – We did it again

Juniors & Ladies Challenge 2010 – Task 5 – We did it again

Yihea, yesterday we could fly a task, 36km around the area of the emberger alm. Ferdinand and Chavert flew very nice and  achieved a top 10 ranking!Very nice. Sadly only 12 pilots get the minimum distance and nobody achieved goal, so they get get only…

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Juniors & Ladies CHallenge – Task 4 – canceled

Juniors & Ladies CHallenge – Task 4 – canceled

Yesterday we had a briefing at take off, but after 2 hours waiting the day was canceled. Today it looks like yesterday and we drive again to the take off.Hopefully we can fly a task! Wish us luck, Chris

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Some tips for posting in this blog

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CROSSALPS 2010 – Till’s Report (in German only)

CROSSALPS 2010 – Till’s Report (in German only)

Taktikspiele und der Außerirdische Dieses Jahr fanden die Crossalps zum fünften Mal statt. Und für alle, die nicht wissen, was sich dahinter versteckt, hier die Info in Kürze (alle anderen sollen halt zwei Absätze „springen“): Die Crossalps sind ein Wettbewerb, bei dem man nur zu…

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