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Mini-Testival in the Netherlands

Mini-Testival in the Netherlands

Last weekend 2-5 june, we (Chavert, Hans and the CloudtoCloud-team) organized a mini-testival in the Netherlands close to the German Border. Lots of flying – lots of Dutch pilots – but unfortunally no German Pilots. Be welcome next time guys! Hans & team

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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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First ever Meeting of the new German Flatland Team

First ever Meeting of the new German Flatland Team

ROCKING THE GERMAN FLATLANDS First weekend of March saw the first ever meeting of the newly established NOVA Team Germany on Wasserkuppe, the highest mountain in central Germany. The new flatland team focuses on xc-flying in the non-alpine paragliding spots in Germany. The team includes…

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Testival in the Netherlands 2016

Testival in the Netherlands 2016

With the great help of NOVA we organized a Mini Testival in the Netherlands. For the fourth time it was a big succes. Conditions were not great but enough for three days of thermalling. Together with Toni en Andrea we had a great time and…

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Die kleinen Freuden

Die kleinen Freuden

Können 4,4 km freie Wertungsstrecke einem Streckenflieger ein Lächeln auf das Gesicht zaubern? Ich würde behaupten: Ja! Der Beweisgang folgt ;) Ich bin Alpenflieger durch und durch. Ich liebe die Alpen. Ich wohne aber nicht in den Alpen, sondern in Wuppertal. Wuppertal liegt nicht in…

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130 km on my first flight with the Mentor 4

130 km on my first flight with the Mentor 4

Hi everyone, I received my Mentor 4 a few days after my 16th birthday. I was so excited to fly it! After two days of studying airspace and the forecast I was on the hill with my flightplan and declared 100km goal, ready to pull…

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Aussie flatland XC

Aussie flatland XC

Next up for my flying season was some time in the flatlands and a visit with Ronny in Deniliquin – all-round nice dude and awesome host. Ronny owns a rice farm in Deni and is a paraglider pilot.  He is also the proud owner of…

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Flying the Bright Open 2014 (Australia)

Flying the Bright Open 2014 (Australia)

We have had a wonderful season of flying in Australia this summer! I took a few months off work and flew some comps, as well as some free-flying XC on my Mentor 3.  I thought I would share a few stories on the Nova blog……

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Kari Robinson rockin’ in downunder

Kari Robinson rockin’ in downunder

Our team mate Kari Robinson has completed another 200+ km flight on her MENTOR 3 launching from Conargo near Deniliquin. Here is the link to her track. With this flight Kari took the worldwide lead in the women’s ranking of XContest and took the 5th…

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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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