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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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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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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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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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Another great flight from Sebi Benz

Another great flight from Sebi Benz

Another great flight from Sebastian Benz in Australia on his Factor 2. He flew about 323 km with an impressive average speed of 51 km/h. With five flights over 300 km and one flight over 299 km, he leads the ranking in the sport class….

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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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