Portfolio X-Alps 2015
The hardest hike and fly race in the world wasn’t too hard for Chrigel Maurer. For the fourth time he arrived far ahead of the others, in eight days, four hours and forty two minutes.
Whilst the other competitors have got until noon on Friday to battle it out, we are publishing this portfolio with the best moments of the race for the top places.
Firsts on paragliders and paramotors
First flights in the desert
First news of the summer
First 50 km
First single skin ‘normal paraglider’
Test Niviuk Skin
First wings what’s a first wing?
Test Ozone Atom 3
Test Advance Epsilon 7
Test Ozone Buzz Z4 and Buzz M
Test Adventure Flex-One
Test Air Design Ramaflex
From the first autonomous flight to the first tumbling on a paramotor
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Tips and Tales from Bir in India - Paragliding World Cup
The last leg of this years Paragliding World Cup will be held in Bir, India from the 24th to the 31st of October 2015. To find out more about flying in Bir, I turned the clocks back many, many years and got in touch with the very colourful Eddie Colfox...
ASYMMETRIC COLLAPSES: THE BASICS
COLLAPSES IN ALL THEIR GLORY
THE CATAPULT COLLAPSE: THE ELASTIC EFFECT
FOLDING LINES FOR CERTIFIED COLLAPSES
A CASCADE OF COLLAPSES
REFLEX WINGS: THE UNCOLLAPSABLE PROFILE?
COLLAPSES: UNDOING A CRAVAT
ACTIVE FLY SIMULATOR
COLLAPSES: BIRDS HAVE THEM TOO
HOW TO COPE WITH A TREE LANDING
Flymaster at play.
Flymaster are currently running a competition. To enter, go onto their site and take part in a little quiz. Leave your email address and you will be eligible for a prize draw. The first prize is a GPS SD. Here’s the link: flymaster-avionics.com/page/fm-contest
After the terrible earthquake in Nepal, Paraglider pilots Jamie and Bella Messenger and the charity they support, Karma Flights Nepal, need as much help from their fellow pilots around the world as possible at the moment. Pilots are asked to open their hearts and wallets to enable their charity to bring aid to victims where they live in Nepal...