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Flying the Manilla XC Camp 2014 (Australia)

Flying the Manilla XC Camp 2014 (Australia)

Next stop for the Aussie summer was Manilla for the XC Camp from 1-8 February. Sebby, our friend Meredyth and I packed up my X-Trail and drove the 1200km north from Deni to Manilla in one day. Actually I’m pretty sure Sebby was wishing he…

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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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Kari Roberson with new Australian women´s record

Kari Roberson with new Australian women´s record

Kari Roberson flew about 297 km on her Mentor3. A new Australian women’s open distance record.

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First place in Sportclass @ OPEN IQQ in the north of Chile

First place in Sportclass @ OPEN IQQ in the north of Chile

During  the first weekend in November we had the FAI2 competition in Iquique in the north of Chile. Based on last years results I had 2 objectives, first in Sportclass and top ten overall. The first day we started from “alto hospicio”, the typical take…

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Team Meeting & NOVA „Pilots of the Year 2013“ – Big Party in Val Gardena

Team Meeting & NOVA „Pilots of the Year 2013“ – Big Party in Val Gardena

At the end of each XC season we hold our annual team meeting and award the „Pilots of the Year“ – both for outstanding achievements in XC flying and for contributing to the team spirit. In 2013 the awards went to Brigita Plemenitas (Slovenia), Hans…

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Hi Nova!

Hi Nova!

My Name is Max Mittmann and I am as well a new member of the NPT… Till asked me to write a short introduction of myself for the team blog, so here we go… But: What to write about myself? So lets start with some…

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With MENTOR 3 at German Open 2013

With MENTOR 3 at German Open 2013

Below is a report from my flights at German Open 2013. Sorry I wrote this in German, due to lack of time I’m not able to convert everything into English. For those who are interested in Comps a super short summary: Again a success for…

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My first hours as a member of NOVA Pilots Team or how to introduce myself

My first hours as a member of NOVA Pilots Team or how to introduce myself

I’m already sweating but it is only half past six in the morning, August 1st 2013, on my way to Grentealm. The monotonous step by step rhythm up the hill makes me daydream………was the offer from Till to become a NOVA Team Pilot a week…

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