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  1. X-Lakes 2021 report (& Supair Savage feedback)

    X-Lakes 2021 report (& Supair Savage feedback)

    Long time Flybubble friend and customer Lewis John took part in the X-Lakes 2021, a hike and fly, volbiv challenge run over the weekend of 26th and 27th of June 2021. Lewis took part in the 'Day Tripper' event, which is the softer, one-day option, running in parallel to the 'Hardcore' two-day event.

  2. A fine day indeed, lovely views and feisty leesides!

    A fine day indeed, lovely views and feisty leesides!

    Long-time paraglider pilot and cross country (XC) aficionado Triantafyllos Gkikopoulos — known to his friends as Trias — recounts an exceptionally fine flight on 7th June 2021. It began from Craigmore hill above the village of Aberfoyle near Stirling, and turned out to be a new Scottish paragliding distance record. Trias begins his tale as he continues, with frank honesty.

  3. Free Flight Equipment Availability (updated 09/2021)

    Free Flight Equipment Availability (updated 09/2021)

    Since spring 2020, many manufacturers have found themselves in an extraordinary situation, created by the knock-on effects of COVID-19. Here's some important background information about the continuing situation for manufacturers of paragliding, hang gliding, speedflying and paramotoring equipment, so customers can have a better idea of what delivery times are realistic.

  4. Red Bull X-Alps & Paragliding Competitions 2021

    Red Bull X-Alps & Paragliding Competitions 2021

    A brief summary of some of the main paragliding competitions for 2021 so far, starting with the mind-boggling Red Bull X-Alps extreme hike-and-fly race, several high-level standard XC race events and, ending on on the paragliding aerobatic (ACRO) side, the AcroMAX World Cup and 3rd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatic Championships.

  5. New Paragliding Records Summer 2021

    New Paragliding Records Summer 2021

    Another summer (in the northern hemisphere), more paragliding firsts and records broken! Here's a look at a sample of incredible and inspirational flights by paraglider pilots from around the globe which caught our attention in Scotland, Finland, US, Pakistan and Spain.

  6. Flybubble Weather Update Summer 2021

    Flybubble Weather Update Summer 2021

    Despite the significant challenges we've faced since early 2020—keeping us extremely busy nonstop, taking care of business—we've managed to not only to keep Flybubble Weather up and running—no mean feat in itself—but also bring significant updates and functionality upgrades. Here's a summary of some of the main improvements users can enjoy.

  7. Flybubble Walk Climb Fly vlogs with Rob Johnson

    Flybubble Walk Climb Fly vlogs with Rob Johnson

    We're excited to present our new miniseries of mini-adventure vlogs—Flybubble Walk Climb Fly—with mountaineering instructor, paraglider pilot and guest filmmaker Rob Johnson of Filmuphigh.

  8. Vacancies at Flybubble

    Vacancies at Flybubble

    We are a small business with big ideas, fuelled by a great crew. Our current vacancies are listed on this page.

  9. Why People Fly — a Flybubble film

    Why People Fly — a Flybubble film

    Have you ever wondered why people fly? Our new Flybubble film celebrates the joy of free flight and the wisdom of British philosopher Alan Watts.

  10. Flybubble film: The Nepal Traverse (with Steven Mackintosh)

    Flybubble film: The Nepal Traverse (with Steven Mackintosh)

    The Nepal Traverse is the first solo paraglider 'vol bivouac' (fly-camping) attempt of the entire length of the Nepali Himalayas.

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