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NOVA Hike & Fly Days 2018

NOVA Hike & Fly Days 2018

Gemeinsam mit den Sarntalern Thermikhaien und deren Präsident Martin Obkircher organisierte ich zum mittlerweile fünften Mal die NOVA Hike & Fly Days – dieses Jahr im Sarntal. „Wo ist denn das?“ Das war die Standardfrage, die ich fast jedesmal zu hören bekam, wenn ich nach…

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AIRTOUR 2018 – 7-day hike & fly comp in the French Alps –  experienced by Max Boudot

AIRTOUR 2018 – 7-day hike & fly comp in the French Alps – experienced by Max Boudot

Day 1: St Hilaire – Valbonnais 2 flights 15 km – 56 km hike – 2852 m ascent 09:00h Race starts in Saint Hilaire (Coupe Icare’s hometown) with a glide to Belledone mountain range. Most of us land at Villard-Bonnot in a building site surrounded…

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NOVA Bordairrace Kampenwand 2018

NOVA Bordairrace Kampenwand 2018

A race to set your own waypoint as far as you can! The NOVA Bordairrace is a 33 h hike & fly competition series. The first one in 2018 took place at Kampenwand near lake Chiemsee in Bavaria. The weather forecast was very good for…

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“…an autumn morning like this!” – Blackforest / Germany

“…an autumn morning like this!” – Blackforest / Germany

Hello friends, “I hope you also have/had… an autumn morning like this?!” End of October I had a great paragliding day together with my friends. The forests were in their most beautiful autumn colors and with gentle thermals we could thermal up and enjoy the…

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

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

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Salut from NOVA Team France

Salut from NOVA Team France

Hi everyone, bonjour ! As you know, we have the NOVA Team France parallel to the “big” NPT. The last weekend , I had proposed a meeting to my team mates to present two new team members, to fly together and, of course, to spend…

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Flying in the Outer Hebrides (again!)

Flying in the Outer Hebrides (again!)

Last week I spent 6 days on 6 islands in the Hebrides, to the west of Scotland. Thanks to amazing weather, I got to fly in some of the most beautiful locations. This is the 3rd time I have visited these islands with an alterer…

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Bordairline adventure race Tolmin  –  Little hike, just fly   ;–))

Bordairline adventure race Tolmin – Little hike, just fly ;–))

Some rollercoaster weather forecast for most parts of the Alps and keen on testing my new glider , a MENTOR 4 light, in a competitive environment. No doubt for me to take part in the 2nd Bordairline adventure race inTolmin (Slovenia) from May 7th to…

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Kia ora from New Zealand

Kia ora from New Zealand

Hello to all the Nova Team Pilots out there. It’s a real privilege to be a part of the Nova Pilot Team and I look forward to meeting and flying with as many of you as possible. I come from a small island in the…

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