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SIV in the Sun

SIV in the Sun

Last week, I joined a few members of the NOVA Pilots Team (Laetitia, Kerim & Sebastian) on an SIV training course at Annecy. The course instructor was Fabien Blanco of Flyeo, a master of all things SIV. We had great weather during the 3 days…

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Der glückliche (Junior-)Ikarus

Der glückliche (Junior-)Ikarus

Am 16. August 2014 machte sich unser Junior-Team-Pilot Robert Schaller, inspiriert durch Toni Benders Film “Glücklicher Ikarus”, auf die Alpen von Nord nach Süd zu überqueren. In den kommenden drei Tagen wollte er nur mit Thermik und Muskelkraft vom bayrischen Osterfelderkopf bei Garmisch-Patenkirchen bis zum…

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ABSOLUTELY AWEZOME (“HELT I HUNDRE”)

ABSOLUTELY AWEZOME (“HELT I HUNDRE”)

  HELT I HUNDRE (totally in hundred = meaning something like “Absolutely awezome”) is our first “Activitycamp” – and hopefully a brand new tradition. From the 6. th to the 10.th of August this year, we invited friends and friends of extremesportfriends to join our…

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Hike & Fly between Bassano and Aviano

Hike & Fly between Bassano and Aviano

Tomy and me went on a trip from Bassano to Aviano only by tandem and feet. Tomy and me packed our stuff into our biggest walk and fly harness and took the earliest train from Villach (4.45)  to Bassano. We arrived at 9 o´clock in the morning….

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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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Chabre open

Chabre open

HI All, Chabre open is starting tomorrow again with a test task if weather is okay. The next week i will keep you posted. how things work out overhere. atmosphere is great again and we had a nice flight yesterday and today. nothing spectacular but…

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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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Flying the new NOVA TRITON 2

Flying the new NOVA TRITON 2

  Dear Fellows, I’d like to share some impressions about the new Triton 2 from a recent XC Flight from Hochfelln on May20th. I had already done some winter soaring with it before, but this was my very first thermal flight with size L, 115…

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Still waiting for Summer Breeze and Thermals

Still waiting for Summer Breeze and Thermals

Way up north (on top of Norway) it has been snowing until yesterday, and there has been grusomly rare flyingopportunities. Nevertheless, I have had time enough to plan some incredible flights from mountains pilots have never entered before. So this spring & summer I am…

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