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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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Hi All NOVA Members!

Hi All NOVA Members!

My name is Michal Bujnowski and come from south of Poland – Krakow. I have been paragliding since 1996 with some breaks. Almost from beginning I was interested in xc flying, staying in one place for too long was just boring for me. I was…

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Dreams

Dreams

How I got a NOVA Team Pilot – A Dream comes true But maybe first of all some words about myself: My Name is Timon Weber, I’m 21 years old and I’m living and studying in Wuppertal, Germany. Planes and flying ever so far have…

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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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