Tag archive for paragliding

Being called a heroine while fighting against Covid 19

Being called a heroine while fighting against Covid 19

Hello everyone, I hope you are in good health and ideally immunized for COVID 19. As far as I can see, some of you can already fly, right? Here in Portugal, we aren’t allowed fly yet. We hope that some time in May it will…

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In search for the Joy of Paragliding

In search for the Joy of Paragliding

I am proud to say that I had the privilege to be the first pilots who could test the brand-new ION 6 on a trip to Brazil! Since I had my accident in 2016 (Colombia) I have been searching for the JOY OF FLYING. My…

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Female Meeting Helping girls to fly farther

Female Meeting Helping girls to fly farther

So it was another meeting of female paraglider pilots. We did this with the intention to bring together pilots of different levels but with the same goals: to fly more and more safely. With cheers from Portugal Silvia Ventura  

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World and European Tandem Record recognized by FAI

World and European Tandem Record recognized by FAI

Half a year after our record flight, we received official recognition documents by FAI.  Our flight from 2nd of June 2019 is now officially the current World and European Record with 233,23 km free distance around a triangle. What was more difficult: the flight or…

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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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