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Great Days in South Tyrol

Great Days in South Tyrol

Hi everybody! Last week Robert Schaller and I (Christoph Bessei) were several days in South Tyrol. Sunday, the 11.08, was our first time at the Grente, excluded the hiking to the take off ;-), it was a really great day. Sadly Robert had some bad…

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Raul Moras flying a World Record (flat triangle) in Standard Class with MENTOR 3

Raul Moras flying a World Record (flat triangle) in Standard Class with MENTOR 3

                    On August 12th NOVA Team Pilot Raul Moras from Italy flew a new record in the standard class. Launching at Sorica in Slovenia, Raul flew 267.8 km on his Mentor 3 with average speed of…

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Ask the giants for a dance (XC flying in Valais)

Ask the giants for a dance (XC flying in Valais)

Watch this picture: We see the team glider Mentor 3 of Kurt Fischer while he pushed the trigger of his camera, thermaling with Rolf von Arx also riding the Mentor 3 in his very spezial design. In the background we see – very small –…

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NOVA MENTOR 3 im Vergleich zum MENTOR 2 – dies ist KEIN Test

NOVA MENTOR 3 im Vergleich zum MENTOR 2 – dies ist KEIN Test

In den letzten Tagen und Wochen haben mich viele Leute nach dem MENTOR 3 gefragt. Mittlerweile habe ich ihn so intensiv geflogen, dass ich auch aus eigener „Erfliegung“ etwas dazu sagen kann (und nicht nur das nachplappere, was ich nach Erzählungen der Testpiloten bereits in…

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NOVA MENTOR 3 against MENTOR 2  –  this is NOT a test, but my personal impressions

NOVA MENTOR 3 against MENTOR 2 – this is NOT a test, but my personal impressions

In the last weeks I have been asked a lot about MENTOR 3, so I have decided to summarize my impressions. But before you keep on reading please note: This is NOT a test. I don’t have the skills as I pilot to be able…

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Madeira – an island of variety!

Madeira – an island of variety!

Where to go, what to do…while winterstorms are filling my village up with snow? We chose Madeira. I had heard stories about flying in Madeira, but I really didn´t know anything, as I left Tana and minus 29 degreece Celcius and landed in Funchal in…

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16.-17. March: MENTOR 3 Test-Days (Netherlands near German Border)

16.-17. March: MENTOR 3 Test-Days (Netherlands near German Border)

Hi everybody, On 16-17 March we will organize a NOVA MENTOR 3 test-day in the Netherlands near the German Border. Everybody is welcome. As we don’t have any hills we will tow you up. Two winches with 4 cables will make shure that a lot…

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Christmas Paragliding – L/D Comparison with Mentor 3

Christmas Paragliding – L/D Comparison with Mentor 3

Last weekend we held the annual Christmas Party of our club (www.Kampenwand-flieger.de). This year we included some flying in the afternoon. Our main intention was having fun together – in spite of a grey winter day, which otherwise wouldn’t be very appealing in terms paragliding….

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