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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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SIV in the Sun

SIV in the Sun

Last week, I joined a few members of the NOVA Pilots Team (Laetitia, Kerim & Sebastian) on an SIV training course at Annecy. The course instructor was Fabien Blanco of Flyeo, a master of all things SIV. We had great weather during the 3 days…

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Der glückliche (Junior-)Ikarus

Der glückliche (Junior-)Ikarus

Am 16. August 2014 machte sich unser Junior-Team-Pilot Robert Schaller, inspiriert durch Toni Benders Film “Glücklicher Ikarus”, auf die Alpen von Nord nach Süd zu überqueren. In den kommenden drei Tagen wollte er nur mit Thermik und Muskelkraft vom bayrischen Osterfelderkopf bei Garmisch-Patenkirchen bis zum…

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ABSOLUTELY AWEZOME (“HELT I HUNDRE”)

ABSOLUTELY AWEZOME (“HELT I HUNDRE”)

  HELT I HUNDRE (totally in hundred = meaning something like “Absolutely awezome”) is our first “Activitycamp” – and hopefully a brand new tradition. From the 6. th to the 10.th of August this year, we invited friends and friends of extremesportfriends to join our…

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Hike & Fly between Bassano and Aviano

Hike & Fly between Bassano and Aviano

Tomy and me went on a trip from Bassano to Aviano only by tandem and feet. Tomy and me packed our stuff into our biggest walk and fly harness and took the earliest train from Villach (4.45)  to Bassano. We arrived at 9 o´clock in the morning….

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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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NOVA Mentor 3 light against Mentor 3 (“heavy”)

NOVA Mentor 3 light against Mentor 3 (“heavy”)

Before you keep on reading, I would like to inform you that I am a NOVA team pilot and that I handle NOVA’s public relations. So I’m completely biased! However, what I write here is something I would also tell to my friends. On Thursday,…

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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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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 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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