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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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A beautiful flatland day – Hans ter Maat reports from the Netherlands

A beautiful flatland day – Hans ter Maat reports from the Netherlands

Last sunday, 15th of July, we had a fantastic day at CloudtoCloud paragliding in the Netherlands. Mild wind from the north-east and lots and lots of thermals. Hardly any pilot did not find a thermal.   We started arround 11 am and the first pilots…

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Building my paramotor tandem trike!

Building my paramotor tandem trike!

It was almost two years ago when I finished my license for tandem paramotor and I started to think to build my own trike.. I did some flights togheter with my brother and my wife before, without a trike but the take off was very…

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Tandem XC-flying – setting a record without knowing – having a co-pilot, not a passenger

Tandem XC-flying – setting a record without knowing – having a co-pilot, not a passenger

It was on Ulli’s and my mind for a while already…..flying XC together. This year it should become reality. In April, I started the tandem course, which took five weeks from entry test to license. The next big challenge was the selection and the preparation…

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An Incredible Season (from Timon Weber)

An Incredible Season (from Timon Weber)

Less than a year ago, you read about me making my debut to the NOVA Pilots Team. Today, I want to tell you about the fabulous season that followed. Last Season I managed to fly my first bigger XC flights. In August I flew a…

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About my tandem season

About my tandem season

Since one year now i have my tandem license and i am happy with it :) The last winter here in the Black Forest was very good to fly and we could often enjoy the winter landscape from the air. My girlfriend as a good…

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Flying tandem in Ilopango (El Salvador) with 88 years old Hedwig

Flying tandem in Ilopango (El Salvador) with 88 years old Hedwig

  Hedwig was a very good friend of my grandparents and I could say that our friendship lasted my whole life. About 4 years ago she surprised me by asking if it would be possible to go paragliding together. Ever since that day we talked…

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