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  1. Cross country skills: thermal search

    Cross country skills: thermal search

    Leaving the hill is the foundation of cross country flying, and the hardest part to learn. Join Flybubble Paragliding for a narrated tutorial guiding you through the slow process of leaving the hill. Search. Circle. Fly away.

  2. Naviter HYPER Review (Flight Instrument)

    Naviter HYPER Review (Flight Instrument)

    The Naviter Hyper is a light, compact flight instrument designed for everyday use and cross country pilots. The Hyper “gives you enough information to put you on track to your target, avoid airspace, accurately core and return to thermals, and make every thermal count”. When you can do many computing things on your phone, there is a question many minimalists will ask: is it worth forking out more money on another box?

  3. Paragliding site analysis (Mount Caburn)

    Paragliding site analysis (Mount Caburn)

    Continuing our series on risk analysis at flying sites, we present Mount Caburn: a small hill often flown in strong wind. You might never fly at this particular site, but understanding the airflow will help you to analyse similar sites. 

  4. Advance XI paraglider review

    Advance XI paraglider review

    The Advance XI is an ultralight paraglider for pilots who want to explore. Does this extremely compact wing retain the safety of its sibling, the IOTA 2 (EN-B)? What is the XI's character in the air? We examine the new...
  5. Help translate Flybubble videos!

    Help translate Flybubble videos!

    We usually add subtitles to our instructional videos and reviews, in English. This helps you get a basic translation in your own language by clicking the Settings icon on our videos (bottom right) then Subtitles/CC and selecting your language, if...
  6. Paragliding site analysis (Devil's Dyke)

    Paragliding site analysis (Devil's Dyke)

    The safest paragliding sites can be made dangerous: fly a little too close to the top, and over the back you go! Fly too low behind the trees and whoops! How do you analyse the terrain to make sure you have identified the dangers? What do you need to look out for?

  7. Skytraxx instruments now available from Flybubble

    Skytraxx instruments now available from Flybubble

    Skytraxx produce well designed and fully-supported flight instruments to a high standard. They are also pioneering live data-sharing services (FANET) and they already have a working solution for FLARM (a way for paraglider pilots to automatically appear on the instrument displays of glider pilots and general aircraft).

  8. Safety Notice: Ozone OZIUM 2 (red alert)

    Safety Notice: Ozone OZIUM 2 (red alert)

    This concerns all Ozium 2 harnesses. There is a potential safety issue with the Ozium 2 reserve parachute pod and handle. The handle can become detached from the inner pod during the parachute extraction process. This could lead to a failure of the deployment system.

  9. Flying Forecasts With Airspace And Notams!

    Flying Forecasts With Airspace And Notams!

    Our developer Caedmon Mullin has released a great new feature on our freeflight forecasting tool, to help you plan your next epic flight. Flybubble Weather now shows AIRSPACE and NOTAMS!

  10. PHI is taking flight!

    PHI is taking flight!

    Nancy and Carlo met up with the PHI team at the Coupe Icare Expo 2018. Hannes Papesh's young company has already proved to be a big hit amongst both pilots and schools. One thousand gliders produced in its first year is...

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