Tag archive for Mentor 3

Flying Adventures in Kenya

Flying Adventures in Kenya

Kerio, Rift Valley, Kenya, 15-25 January 2015 When my Italian team mate Rinaldo Vuerich, jokingly, told us that he intend to go again in Kenya in 2015 to stay less time than last year and in a cheaper accommodation, I began to think that it…

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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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An Incredible Season (from Timon Weber)

An Incredible Season (from Timon Weber)

Less than a year ago, you read about me making my debut to the NOVA Pilots Team. Today, I want to tell you about the fabulous season that followed. Last Season I managed to fly my first bigger XC flights. In August I flew a…

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30 Hours to Happiness and Satisfaction

30 Hours to Happiness and Satisfaction

17. July 2014 195 km FAI / 225 km free distance/ 9 h airtime http://www.xcontest.org/world/de/fluge/details/:bernhardp/17.7.2014/07:52 It is 6 am when we arrive at the Grente parking in the woods above Antholz (Anterselva) Valley. We are still a little sleepy from a very short night. The…

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Crossalps 2014

Crossalps 2014

Nachdem ich voriges Jahr aufgrund der X-Alps Teilnahme auf einen Start beim Crossalps verzichten musste, freute ich mich heuer umso mehr einen der begehrten Startplätze für den Jubiläumsbewerb ergattert zu haben. Es ist schon ein irres Gefühl gemeinsam mit 110 Fliegern unten am Start zu…

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Soaring-Spaß in Dänemark

Soaring-Spaß in Dänemark

Nachdem voriges Jahr alles im Zeichen von X-Alps stand, blieb leider keine Zeit, meinem geliebten Dänemark einen Besuch abzustatten. Aber heuer konnte ich wieder einige Tage dort verbringen. Möchte Euch anhand einiger Bilder zeigen, dsas Dänemark nicht nur aus Ground Handling und Soaring besteht, sondern…

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NOVA Mentor 3 light against Mentor 3 (“heavy”)

NOVA Mentor 3 light against Mentor 3 (“heavy”)

Before you keep on reading, I would like to inform you that I am a NOVA team pilot and that I handle NOVA’s public relations. So I’m completely biased! However, what I write here is something I would also tell to my friends. On Thursday,…

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Bassano – some nice days with my new Mentor 3 light

Bassano – some nice days with my new Mentor 3 light

it was all in time – the weather turned to be perfect for Bassano, my new Mentor 3 light was ready for pick up in Terfens and off we are…..after a 6 hour trip with stop over in Terfens we where welcomed from our friends…

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A walk and fly week to start into the season

A walk and fly week to start into the season

The last years every end of the winter had something in common: I was desperate to fly in thermal conditions again and therefore tried to get to Bassano at least at the beginning of march to start into the cross-country season. This year I also…

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Flying the Corryong Open 2014 (Australia)

Flying the Corryong Open 2014 (Australia)

After 7 weeks on the road chasing XC my summer was nearly over. The last week was to be spent in Corryong competing in the Australian paragliding nationals – the Corryong Open 2014 from 15-22 February. I hadn’t flown Corryong during peak of season since…

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