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Another great flight from Sebi Benz

Another great flight from Sebi Benz

Another great flight from Sebastian Benz in Australia on his Factor 2. He flew about 323 km with an impressive average speed of 51 km/h. With five flights over 300 km and one flight over 299 km, he leads the ranking in the sport class….

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Sebastian Benz chasing records in Australia: New OZ record achieved –  next goal… 400 km

Sebastian Benz chasing records in Australia: New OZ record achieved – next goal… 400 km

Since November, the our Swiss friend has been attempting a 400 km flight in Australia. The NOVA team pilot has not achieved it yet, but he has bettered his own unofficial Australian record: on the 24th November 2013 he flew his Factor 2 375,26 km…

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Sebastian Benz auf Rekordjagd in Australien – Neuer Rekord geschafft – Ziel: 400 km

Sebastian Benz auf Rekordjagd in Australien – Neuer Rekord geschafft – Ziel: 400 km

Seit November jagt der Schweizer in Australien die 400 Kilometermarke. Es hat sie zwar noch nicht erreicht, aber er überbot den von ihm selbst gehaltenen australischen Rekord: mit seinem FACTOR 2 flog er am 24. November 2013 mit einem Schnitt von 44,34 km/h 375,26 km…

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British Open – Portugal

British Open – Portugal

Two weeks ago, myself and Idris competed in the British Championships held at Manteigas in Portugal. The location was new to almost everyone in the field, so the event was wide open. We were both competing on NOVA Factor 2’s, which still proved to be…

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Last flying trip for the Aussie season

Last flying trip for the Aussie season

Hi friends The Aussie season is winding down and winter is fast approaching. To celebrate the end of another fantastic season of flying a group of paraglider, hang-glider and trike pilots from my local club got together and traveled down to Corryong in the Victorian…

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Parahawking in Nepal

Parahawking in Nepal

Hi Everyone, After an amazing summer in Europe I am back in Nepal for the winter and back to work. Nepal has become THE place to go paragliding with more and more tourists flying every year. It’s been incredible to watch the growth over the…

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Serial Cup 2012-Jessica’s version

Serial Cup 2012-Jessica’s version

What a fantastic way to end the summer!! This was by far my favorite comp of the 2012 season. Unfortunately due to weather we only flew 3 tasks however they were 3 great tasks. Tolmin is without a doubt my favorite place to fly in…

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40 Days of Summer in Winter

40 Days of Summer in Winter

Hi friends!! On 12 June, Matty (my husband) and I cleaned out our fridge, packed our summer wardrobes, locked up the house, dropped our dog at K9 boot-camp (my parents house where she would enjoy a much needed regime of remedial training and rigorous exercise)…

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British Paragliding Open

British Paragliding Open

So last week was the first leg of the British Championships 2012, the event was held in Meduno in Italy near the Slovenian border. The competition had very special service, because normally to “free fly” in the area is difficult because there is an American…

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Factor 2 Dominates the Nepal Open in 2012

Factor 2 Dominates the Nepal Open in 2012

I am very excited to announce that I am the newest member of the Nova Pilots Team. I’m thrilled to be joining such a fantastic group of pilots and I really appreciate how welcome you’ve made me feel already. After months of flying tandems here…

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