Bob Drury picks up some tips from some of the best paraglider and hang glider pilots in the world about how they thermal, in the final part of Cross Country magazine’s definitive guide to thermalling
NewsArchive | March, 2006
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all-day Girls Fly Colombia (boys welcome...
Girls Fly Colombia (boys welcome...
Jan 18 – Jan 31 all-day
The team behind ‘Girls Fly Spain’ are now running a trip to Colombia. Although the main purpose of the ‘Girls Fly’ trips is to bring female pilots to some of the world’s top paraglding spots, men are welcome too.[...]
all-day Hombres Pájaro Colombia (HG)
Hombres Pájaro Colombia (HG)
Jan 21 – Jan 28 all-day
The 2017 Hombres Pájaro hang glider competition will take place between 21-28 January 2017 at Santa Elena, Colombia. The competition is FAI category 2, and launch will be the Piedechinche site, 80km south of the famous Roldanillo. This launch is great as[...]
all-day Corryong Open, Australia (PG)
Corryong Open, Australia (PG)
Jan 22 – Jan 28 all-day
Organisers call Mt Elliot, “The best Alpine flying site in Australia”. It’s where the Corryong Open will be based, from 22-28 January 2017. Flying at heights of about 3,000 m ASL is not uncommon. The valley[...]