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GUIDE TO MANTEIGAS, PORTUGAL

GUIDE TO MANTEIGAS, PORTUGAL The best XC site in Portugal Fly big distance from here into Spain A strong local scene and popular family holiday spot Flyable from late February to October Heading into the flats near Covihla. Photo: marcus King WHY GO? Fly Portugal’s highest peak and the beautiful Manteigas Glacier Valley before setting

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Fabricantes de Parapente

Where are the Paragliders Manufactured Advance -> Own factory in Vietnam Aircross -> No info (Thailand?)AirDesign -> No info (Thailand?) APCO -> Own factory in IsraelBGD -> Made by AeroDyanmics in Sri Lanka DaVinci -> No info (Thailand?) Dudek -> Own factory in Poland Flow -> TailandIndependence – Sky Sports Lanka PTV Lda – Siri LankaSkyman- Sky

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Bruce Goldsmith

Bruce Goldsmith      Lucas Machado 30 de março  · A Pilotagem Bruce GoldsmithPara tentarmos entender o que seria essa notória pilotagem das velas do Bruce, faz-se necessária uma volta ao passado para contextualizar como se chegou a esse primor.Comecei a voar na década de 80 do último século do milênio passado (de asa delta, pois

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Tests and Certificates

Tests and Certificates Each wing intended for flying must undergo appropriate tests. Others are designed for free-flying wings, others for propulsion wings. Some other paraglider elements such as harnesses, rescue parachutes, carabiners and trailers are also tested. @lojakpl TESTS OF PARAMOTOR CANOPIES A part of our paramotor canopies are tested in flight according to EN

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Reflex Profiles

Reflex Profiles   Simply put, it is an aerofoil which – in case of decreased angle of attack – automatically tends to have it increased again. In other words, it always stays in neutral position regarding its load. On drawings it’s an aerofoil that has its tail turned upwards 🙂 What is a Reflex Profile?

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Gliders Inspection Types on DUDEK

Full Inspection – thorough technical check The Full Inspection is recommended every 24 months or 150 hours airtime (whatever comes first), given that no other schedule was specified for the paraglider and the inspecting person has not advised otherwise due to paraglider’s condition. In case of paragliders used commercially (e.g. in schools or tandem flying),

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Choosing a Paragliding Helmet

Paragliding helmets are specifically designed for air sports. Don’t try to multitask with your motorcycle, bicycle or football helmet! Aviation helmets have twin shell construction. The outer shell is hard and is designed to keep objects from penetrating the helmet. The inner shell is made to absorb energy to reduce head injuries. Whether you choose

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Radios PMR 466 e LPD

O que é o PMR446 ? PMR são as iniciais de “Personal Mobile Radio”, que em Português podemos traduzir para Rádio Pessoal Móvel, é uma faixa de 16 canais em UHF nos 446 MHz e destina-se a ser utilizada por qualquer cidadão, não precisando de qualquer licença ou autorização. Este meio de comunicação é semelhante

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HOW TO THERMAL A PARAGLIDER, PART 1

NEWS, SKILLS AND LEARNING TUESDAY 22 MARCH, 2016  https://www.youtube.com/embed/glVQ-a7fRpwBob Drury’s five-star system in glorious technicolourWant to thermal better? Of course you do! Every hang glider and paraglider pilots wants to fly better. Bob Drury reveals the Five Star system of finding thermals and delves into the minds of some of the most decorated pilots in the

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THERMAL FLYING PART 1

HANG GLIDING AND PARAGLIDING TECHNIQUES: THERMALS FRIDAY 20 JULY, 2007  An extract from Thermal Flying by Burkhard Martens, the bible for paragliding and hang gliding pilots Visualising thermalsSadly, air is invisible, cold as well as warm. So to get the most of the conditions we need to be able to build a mental picture of

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