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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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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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Rumänien aus der Luft – Hike & Fly in Romania

Rumänien aus der Luft – Hike & Fly in Romania

Mit Zelt und Gleitschirm in Rumänien (note for all English speakers: please scroll down and enjoy the pictorial, which is English)   „Nach Rumänien wollt Ihr?! Ist das nicht gefährlich!!!?!!!“ bekommt man oft zu hören wenn man in eines der ärmsten Länder Europas fährt. Wir…

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New Team Pilots Werner Schuetz and Robert Heim

New Team Pilots Werner Schuetz and Robert Heim

Dear NOVA-Team, dear NOVA Team Pilots,   most of you may have witnessed that Werner Schuetz and me, Robert Heim will join you in the NOVA Pilots team. We have been flying and hiking buddies since many years so we decided to give you a brief co-introduction of…

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My Year 2014 (from Matthias Kirchmayer)

My Year 2014 (from Matthias Kirchmayer)

Hey Team, unfortunately I have not been able to attend at the team meeting in Lermoos this year since I spontaneously catched up a cold. I was really looking forward to meeting all of you so I’m very sad that I had to pass out. At…

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Nova Walk and Flying Days in Alt Aussee – for the english version, please look at the pictures

Nova Walk and Flying Days in Alt Aussee – for the english version, please look at the pictures

Am vergangenen Wochenende sind die zweiten Nova walk and Flying Days über die Bühne gegangen und es war wieder ein voller Erfolg! Gemeinsam mit dem Paragleitclub Alt Aussee, Toni Bender, Thomas Hofbauer und mir stemmten wir ein Walk and Flytestival mit über 80 Teilnehmenden. Von…

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Mal was ganz anderes für unsere Streckenflieger…

Mal was ganz anderes für unsere Streckenflieger…

Normalerweise versuchen wir ja, möglichst lange in der Luft zu sein, möglichst hoch zu fliegen, gemütlich an den Startplatz zu kommen, mit Zeit den Schirm zu packen und dabei den soeben erlebten Flug nochmals Revue passieren zu lassen… Normalerweise…   Jedes Jahr im Herbst, Ende…

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