Archive | December, 2016

Stolen paramotor gear UK: serial numbers and photos

UK paramotor pilot Paul Haxby had tens of thousands of euros worth of equipment stolen from his garage in England on 26 November 2016. He suspects the equipment, which includes paragliders, paramotors and harnesses, is currently being hidden in the UK, and will be sold off piece by piece. If any pilot sees or is […]

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Win a paraglider in the Cross Country Prize Draw 2017

Fancy a brand new paraglider for 2017? Then you are in luck – it’s time for the annual Cross Country Magazine Prize Draw. Your chance to win a paraglider, simply by being a subscriber to Cross Country. What do I have to do? All you have to do is hold a valid subscription for the […]

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Sacha Dench. Photo: WWT

Sacha Dench: Profile of ‘The Human Swan’

Sacha Dench has successfully completed her epic 7,000km adventure Flight of the Swans. She arrived in the UK on 5 December 2016, after flying through northwestern Europe from northern Siberia. Her flight was made to raise awareness about the plight of the Bewick’s Swan, which is under threat. Before she set off we spoke to […]

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Apco Karisma

Apco’s EN-A Karisma now ready

Apco’s new EN-A school wing, the Karisma, is now certified in three sizes. Apco say the Karisma is a simple and straightforward wing, designed to make life easy for beginners and their instructors, but with the personality and performance characteristics to keep intermediate pilots happy too. The wing is built with Apco’s sharknose APP (Automatic Pressuring Profile) to retain internal […]

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