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MENTOR 4 – SIV in Annecy

MENTOR 4 – SIV in Annecy

Had the chance to take part in a safety training at the Campus Annecy / France. A camp organized by Juergen (Kraus) and Christa (Vogel). Both are in this business for almost two decades. So tons of experience on their side. Felt very safe right…

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Competition Results with my M4 XS – from Silvia (Portugal)

Competition Results with my M4 XS – from Silvia (Portugal)

Hi from Portugal I want to share with you about my second national competition with M4 XS :) Well, I did goal on second task – http://www.xcontest.org/world/en/flights/detail:SilviaVenturaNovaTeamPilot/28.6.2015/12:38   But I got 0 points, because I passed the altitude limit of 3200 meters… There was very…

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Chabre 2015

Chabre 2015

  Hi everybody, its Chabre open time again. Lots of good fun with Jocky, Mike and David and compagny. Three task flown so far and conditions are great. The first two task I landed in good times on goal putting me in 5e position. BUT……yesterday…

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SIBERIA – why go there?

SIBERIA – why go there?

HIGHFLYING FRIENDSHIP I met some friends at Langnes airport (Tromsø, Norway), who asked me where I was heading. I heard myself say; I am on my way to Siberia. – To Siberia? – Isn´t it cold, in Siberia? – What the hell are you going…

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Die kleinen Freuden

Die kleinen Freuden

Können 4,4 km freie Wertungsstrecke einem Streckenflieger ein Lächeln auf das Gesicht zaubern? Ich würde behaupten: Ja! Der Beweisgang folgt ;) Ich bin Alpenflieger durch und durch. Ich liebe die Alpen. Ich wohne aber nicht in den Alpen, sondern in Wuppertal. Wuppertal liegt nicht in…

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Endlich mal weniger WInd – und endlich mal ein halbwegs gutes FAI-Dreieck vom Hochfelln

Endlich mal weniger WInd – und endlich mal ein halbwegs gutes FAI-Dreieck vom Hochfelln

To all English speaking friends: the photo capture texts are in English. Und vor allem: Endlich mal richtig wunderbares Gleitschirmfliegen…   Ich fuhr – wie ich meinte früh – mit der 9-Uhr-Gondel hoch, aber als ich ausstieg, lag der Startplatz bereits voller Schirme. Der Wind…

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MY FIRST TRITON FLIGHT (300 KM) – COMPETITION (1.)

MY FIRST TRITON FLIGHT (300 KM) – COMPETITION (1.)

Hi @ all, it is a long time ago (10.2014) when I received my Triton 2. I went as quick as possible to Quixada to do my first flight with it. The forecast of the weather condition predicted quite strong winds, so I decided to…

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130 km on my first flight with the Mentor 4

130 km on my first flight with the Mentor 4

Hi everyone, I received my Mentor 4 a few days after my 16th birthday. I was so excited to fly it! After two days of studying airspace and the forecast I was on the hill with my flightplan and declared 100km goal, ready to pull…

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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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2015/16 Pilots Team Wing Colors and Speedarms

2015/16 Pilots Team Wing Colors and Speedarms

Hi all, Flo Heuber and his father took some photos of Flo’s new MENTOR 4 on its inaugural flight on the neigbbouring hill. So finally we can see the team design on a properly inflated wing (and not like during the Föhn-wind photo session some…

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