French mountaineer Antoine Girard is set to paraglide from the summits of Gasherbrum 1 + 2 and Broad peak in the Pakistan Karakoram
NewsArchive | April, 2008
NOVA team pilots run XC flying camp in Greifenburg, Austria
Charly have launched speed pedals – these are designed to keep the speed bar resting against the harness and out of the way when launching
Finsterwalder-Charly have made improvements to the quick-out 1998 karabiner
The Sparavel paragliding school have joined forces with Nova, to run the Dondena Mountain festival 2008
Flymaster is to launch its all new Flymaster B1 vario, a high precision and ultra sensitive variometer, with an amazing high resolution display.
Urban Valic has joined Niviuk and will work closely with Olivier Nef in the design and testing of the gliders
The normally quiet Alpine resort of Interlaken, Switzerland, is to host a film competition like no other, on 4-5 July this year
Karpo Fly have a new harness on the market, the Demon.
The Delta Club Volo Libero Trentino (Italy) are “proud to invite” hang glider and paraglider entries to the inaugural Alatus Trophy
Ava Sport have brought out three new paraglider harnesses, to suit tandem pilots, recreational flyers and lightweight afficionados.
The premiere of the Acrotwins’ new film, Lift_, will be at Torrey Pines Gliderport April 26
In the 1930s the Jungfrau-Stafette created a sensation in Switzerland. Revived last year for the first time, the 21st century version is just as amazing
Certification of all sizes of Mac’s Magus XC is now complete, and it is said to fall in the middle of the LTF 2-3 category
Absolute Chamonix is a new paragliding and speedriding school run by Caroline Brille, French World Cup pilot since 2000
Apco have made a new addition to the Chairbag range of lightweight convertible harness / backpacks.
Lookout Mountain Flight Park, Tennessee, aims to foster the idea of women together in flight by hosting its first annual Women’s Hang Gliding Festival
Werner Schütz, winner of the German OLC 2007 Paragliding Open, will be flying the 2008 season aboard the new Maverick M
Five world records and a 400 km convergence line are just rewards for French record breaker Gil Souviron as he finds the answers to his calling in the deserts of Africa
Austrian manufacturer Team 5 have just held their first symposium for flying schools and merchants