Tag archive for XC flying - page 5

Rumänien aus der Luft – Hike & Fly in Romania

Rumänien aus der Luft – Hike & Fly in Romania

Mit Zelt und Gleitschirm in Rumänien (note for all English speakers: please scroll down and enjoy the pictorial, which is English)   „Nach Rumänien wollt Ihr?! Ist das nicht gefährlich!!!?!!!“ bekommt man oft zu hören wenn man in eines der ärmsten Länder Europas fährt. Wir…

Continue reading →

Fly for the view – XC-Adventures from the Dolomites (and more)

Fly for the view – XC-Adventures from the Dolomites (and more)

It’s Monday evening and I notice Raul is calling me on my phone: ‘ So, what are the plans for tomorrow???” I had already flown on Friday for the first time over Sauris from Meduno (my local take off) and on Sunday over beautiful Mt….

Continue reading →

The Intermountain Wide-Open

The Intermountain Wide-Open

So it has been almost a week and I finally feel like I am fully recovered from what was the 2015 Intermountain Wwide-Open, a new twist on paragliding contests.  I had organized the event as an excuse to take a week off work and go…

Continue reading →

Die kleinen Freuden

Die kleinen Freuden

Können 4,4 km freie Wertungsstrecke einem Streckenflieger ein Lächeln auf das Gesicht zaubern? Ich würde behaupten: Ja! Der Beweisgang folgt ;) Ich bin Alpenflieger durch und durch. Ich liebe die Alpen. Ich wohne aber nicht in den Alpen, sondern in Wuppertal. Wuppertal liegt nicht in…

Continue reading →

130 km on my first flight with the Mentor 4

130 km on my first flight with the Mentor 4

Hi everyone, I received my Mentor 4 a few days after my 16th birthday. I was so excited to fly it! After two days of studying airspace and the forecast I was on the hill with my flightplan and declared 100km goal, ready to pull…

Continue reading →

Flying Adventures in Kenya

Flying Adventures in Kenya

Kerio, Rift Valley, Kenya, 15-25 January 2015 When my Italian team mate Rinaldo Vuerich, jokingly, told us that he intend to go again in Kenya in 2015 to stay less time than last year and in a cheaper accommodation, I began to think that it…

Continue reading →

Reaching the Verdict – NOVA Pilots Team Wing Design 2015/16

Reaching the Verdict – NOVA Pilots Team Wing Design 2015/16

Dear Friends from the NOVA Pilots Team As you know we had two options for the new pilots team design, which is introduced together with the MENTOR 4. After long discussions and hours with the colour configurator, we decided to build samples to actually see…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

Kari Roberson with new Australian women´s record

Kari Roberson with new Australian women´s record

Kari Roberson flew about 297 km on her Mentor3. A new Australian women’s open distance record.

Continue reading →

Sebastian Benz chasing records in Australia: New OZ record achieved –  next goal… 400 km

Sebastian Benz chasing records in Australia: New OZ record achieved – next goal… 400 km

Since November, the our Swiss friend has been attempting a 400 km flight in Australia. The NOVA team pilot has not achieved it yet, but he has bettered his own unofficial Australian record: on the 24th November 2013 he flew his Factor 2 375,26 km…

Continue reading →

Page 5 of 6 ← First ... 2 3 4 5 6