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Naviter & Flytec at the Coupe Icare 2017

This year Naviter introduce Position Sharing for the Oudie via the Open Glider Network, bringing many additional possibilities to the freeflight community including in-flight tracking and identification of fellow pilots plus future developments like ‘passive’ FLARM beacons. The Oudie 4 and Oudie 4 Basic continue to be a big success, perfectly complimenting the Flytec range of instruments: Element Alto, Element Speed, Element Track and 6030!

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Phi launch at the Coupe Icare 2017

Hannes Papesh, the wing design wizard with Nova from 1989 until 2013, and most recently involved in development at Advance, is releasing an eagerly anticipated new range of wings under the brand name Phi.

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2017 Coupe Icare

A whole Flybubble gaggle flew over to France to catch up on all the new products at the Coupe Icare in St Hilaire, and got to spend time with some of the industry’s top product designers and people; Gin Seok Song of Gin, Hannes Papesh of new brand Phi, Clement Latour of Supair, Philippe Medicus of Nova, Andrej Kolar of Naviter and Flytec, Urs Haari of High Adventure, Vincent Del Medico of Syride, Arne Wehrlin of Skywalk, Joerg Ewald at Volirium, Bruce Goldsmith of BGD, Denis Cortella of Kortel, and many more...

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Second Hand Equipment In Stock

Looking to buy second hand equipment for freeflight? Flybubble generally have a wide range of second hand paragliding, paramotoring, speed flying and hang gliding kit available in stock.

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Advance FASTPACK BI (tandem fast packing bag)

The new Advance FASTPACK BI has been designed as a highly practical fast-packing paraglider bag, for quickly stowing and carrying a full set of tandem paragliding equipment. Due to it's low weight and pack size it can also be used for solo equipment, for those who prefer a more generous-sized bag.

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Safety Notice: Ozone Ozium reserve handle

This Safety Notice affects all original Ozium Harnesses (not the new Ozium 2). Ozone have received a report of a case of failure during a simulated deployment. The pins on the reserve deployment handles of all original Ozium harnesses may have been damaged during production. Action required: Mandatory Replacement of Reserve Handle

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Paramotor crossing of Britain (Coast to Coast)

Giles Fowler flew from the West coast of Wales to the East coast of England in a paramotor to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. His challenge was to fly non-stop without refuelling either on the ground or in the air. He expected to take between 8-9 hours to fly nearly 500 km non-stop, which had not been attempted in the UK before.

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Safety Kit for Supair RADICAL 3

The Supair R&D team has recently developed a Safe-T kit for the RADICAL 3 harness, which is now delivered standard with this harness. Using this kit is optional, and makes it possible to lock the leg strap in place, thus preventing an unintentional takeoff without being connected to the harness. The kit can be removed if necessary.

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