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BBC Documentary series: Life in the Air

The BBC is currently is currently showing a Documentary series exploring the remarkable animals from around the world that take to the air. It includes...
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FLYING FISH portait de Honorin Hamard

Watch the Trailer of Flying fish on Vimeo drawing the portrait of Honorin Hamard, paragliding pilot and Apneiste diver. https://player.vimeo.com/video/287864529 FLYING FISH portait de Honorin Hamard...
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APCO introduces their new “Hybrid” paraglider

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBwjmsKegxA&feature=youtu.be This is an interesting one. This hybrid paraglider, developed over the course of 2 years of R&D combines a classic double surface profile with a...

Sequatchie Valley’s first paragliding competition held this week

The Sequatchie Valley's first paragliding competition held this week reports the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Five pilots gathered along the ridge atop Whitwell Mountain late...

Advance Iota2 review in SkyWings magazine

The October 2018 edition of Skywings has a full review of the Advance Iota2 EN-B wing. David Southern's opinion is that while this wing is...
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How vultures use each other as guides through the turbulent skies

This article totally blew my mind. Vultures track each other through the sky to map what the airflow does and fly accordingly!

Paragliding World Cup from Oct 27

According to The Tribune, the International Paragliding World Cup will be held from October 27 to November 3 at Billing. Earlier, there was uncertainty...
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Jean-Baptiste Chandelier – Weightless

This is an oldie but a goodie. Inspiring paragliding video, if there is one.. But please, don't try this at home! JB Chandelier is an...

Strodeus launches leGPSBip+

Strodeus announces today the highly anticipated follow up to their GPSBip, leGPSBip+ This new edition offers a number of new features, including a full GPS...

A (short) history of Paragliding

Do you wonder how and who invented Paragliding? I have :-) Here is a short summary of how Paragliding came about, with...