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Team Pilot Intoduction – Todor Boyadzhiev (Bulgaria)

Team Pilot Intoduction – Todor Boyadzhiev (Bulgaria)

My name is Todor and I usually, hang around in Bulgaria. I am really happy to be part of the NOVA Family as most of my adventures and fun moments in paragliding were achieved with my Mentor 4 – an amazing XC glider which gives…

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Team Pilot Introduction – David Bengtsson (SWEDEN)

Team Pilot Introduction – David Bengtsson (SWEDEN)

I’m David Bengtsson from Sweden, but you will see me hanging around in Austria during the winter months. I made this little video to introduce myself. Hope you like it. :)  

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Team Pilot Introduction – Yvette Aguyo (USA)

Team Pilot Introduction – Yvette Aguyo (USA)

Hello NOVA family! My name is Yvette Aguayo. I’m from Phoenix, Arizona and Victor, Idaho. I am a blacksmith, private pilot, and currently acquiring more ratings to become a commercial pilot! I LOVE to fly, having training in hanggliders, sailplanes, and single-engine airplanes, I’ve found…

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NOVA Pilots Team Meeting 2019 (Brixlegg, Tirol) – deutsch

NOVA Pilots Team Meeting 2019 (Brixlegg, Tirol) – deutsch

  Alle Jahre wieder Jedes Jahr findet, sobald die Streckenflugsaison vorbei ist und das Leben eines XC-Süchtigen wieder in ruhigeren Bahnen verläuft, das jährliche Meeting des NOVA Pilots Team statt. Dieses Mal auf dem Köckenhof, ein gemütlicher Bergbauernhof im Alpbachtal, der Gruppenunterkunft anbietet, und von…

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NOVA PILOTS TEAM MEETING 2019 – BRIXLEGG, TYROL (English)

NOVA PILOTS TEAM MEETING 2019 – BRIXLEGG, TYROL (English)

Another excellent year Every year, as soon as the cross-country flying season is over and the life of an XC addict is more relaxed again, the annual meeting of the NOVA Pilots Team takes place. This time on the Köckenhof, a cosy mountain farm in…

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The advantage of being a TEAM PILOT

The advantage of being a TEAM PILOT

Last year, we were happy to meet Christoph and Doris (from Austria) in Norway, during an XC competition. This year we decided to go to Rome the week before Easter – to meet Rinaldo who always is asking WHEN are you coming?! And now, when…

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WHEN DREAMS COME TRUE: LANDING ON TOP OF MONT BLANC

WHEN DREAMS COME TRUE: LANDING ON TOP OF MONT BLANC

  Since my beginnings in paragliding, I always have been fascinated by some pilots of my club telling stories about landing on the summit of Mont Blanc in 2012. I was wondering what kind of experience it would be and if I would be up…

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Against the stream – Meeting with the X-Alps

Against the stream – Meeting with the X-Alps

Redbull-X-Alps – the ultimate adventure race! I’m absolutely fascinated by this race and I follow it as often as I can on the PC via live tracking. In Switzerland, the athletes had to fly or hike to Davos Turnpoint 6, then continue to the Titlis…

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Flachland Teamtreffen 17.-19.05.2019 im Bayerwald          am Hausstein  (A mordz Gaudi wars!)

Flachland Teamtreffen 17.-19.05.2019 im Bayerwald am Hausstein (A mordz Gaudi wars!)

Das NOVA Flachland Pilotenteam wurde 2019 um Monika Gschwendtner (nicht verwandt mit dem ‘großen’ Sepp) und mich (Stefan Weber) erweitert. Damit hat sich ein leichter, geographischer Schwerpunkt in Ostbayern ergeben und zusammen mit der günstigen Wetterprognose wurde kurzentschlossen das Teamtreffen in den Bayerwald gelegt. Wir…

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PARAGLIDING IN THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS – THE BIR PILGRIMAGE

PARAGLIDING IN THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS – THE BIR PILGRIMAGE

In October 2018, I made a paragliding trip to Bir in India. Of course, I tried to find some information online prior to the trip. Considering so many pilots travelling there, I found surprisingly little on the web. That is why I would like to…

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