NOVA's new lightweight EN B-wing, the MENTOR 3 LIGHT is now in production. The new wing is a lightweight design but fully suitable for everyday use. It's NOT an ultra-lightweight, made of fragile construction exclusively for Hike & Fly. Almost all significant constructive parameters are identical to the standard Mentor 3 - as are performance, handling and safety. However, it weighs considerably less.Read more
What does 'active flying' mean? At its simplest, it means to react quickly to the movements of the wing, to calm it down. We discuss how to master this vital skill.Read more
Paraglider Control: Active Flying
What does ‘active flying’ mean? At its simplest, it means to react quickly to the movements of the wing, to calm it down.
You are trying to return the wing to its most stable flying position – directly overhead.
In the first video, we cover the basics and how to practice your active flying input.Read more
Naviter claim that the Oudie 3 is easy to use, requires no installation and works right out of the box. So for my first flights with it I did just that and, to my happy surprise, it worked just fine!
The Oudie 3 is a good size (135 x 86 x 25 mm) and not too heavy, only 345g.Read more
New World Record to declared Goal: 423.5km!
Latest news from Quixada (Brazil), where the Abac Team pilot Honorin Hamard set the new Straight Distance World Record to a Declared Goal flying 423.5km on his Niviuk Icepeak 6. After some amazing flights during the last few weeks in the area, Honorin finally broke the previous mark of 420.30Read more
What are the latest ultra-lightweight flight instruments from Syride really like? Find out for yourself! We have demos of the new Syride Sys'Alti and Syride Sys'GPS available exclusively for Flybubble customers to try...Read more
Rescue installation advice for GIN harnesses
Gin Gliders have become aware of that in certain test scenarios, deployment of a rescue parachute can become more difficult than in the static scenario used in the certification process. This is especially so with customers using non-Gin Gliders rescues with larger packing volumes.
Gin Gliders recommend that rescue installation is performed properly by a competent person.Read more
This EN A certified mountain glider suits beginner pilots as well as experienced hike&fly adventurers, looking for a reliable and compact companion with enough performance to launch and fly safely even in the roughest terrain. Starting from only 2.7 kg, the combination of latest technologies and light but still durable fabrics ensures, that you will be able to enjoy the agile handling of the ultra-light MASALA2 in every situation.Read more