Getting Into A Pod Harness

Pod harnesses offer many advantages, but some pilots struggle with getting into the speedbag. We consider the common problems and some simple solutions.

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Speed Flying Safety

Speed flying is flying FAST downhill. The concept has evolved from speed riding, the fast mountain descent under a speed glider launched on skis. Speed gliders are not simply scaled-down, mini-paragliders.

Speedflying Safety Information from Gin Gliders: Speedflying is opening new horizons of piloting for expert and careful pilots with a lot of flying experience.

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Radio Headset Advice

The Flybubble team use radio headsets a lot and, having tried all sorts of them over the past 20+ years, have come to the conclusion that they are all relatively fragile things which can be easily broken - especially on launch, particularly if poorly set up by the pilot or the pilot gets dragged. We've settled on the 'middle ground' with good value radio headsets which are good enough quality to use and relatively inexpensive to purchase and repair (or replace).

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Flybubble News January 2016

Happy New Year! The January edition of the Flybubble newsletter is here, to bring you good cheer. In this edition...

  • World Freeflight News, Flybabble

  • Advance Test Centre

  • Advance LIGHTNESS 2 reviews

  • Customer Reviews, New Products

  • Specials, Second Hand

  • Bivi flying, the slow way

  • Product News, Parting shots

  • A year of uplifting possibilities

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Flybubble is an Advance Test Centre!

This means we have all their wings and harnesses in stock for you to try out, in various sizes. We also stock all their bags, accessories and most Advance clothing.

It's a massive investment that most dealers don't make.

But we are proud to stand behind Advance because they focus on top quality products and service, which aligns with Flybubble's guiding principle of delivering the best service to our customers.

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New Syride firmware and SYS PC Tool upgrades!

Syride have released new firmware for their SYS'Nav V3 and SYS'GPS ultralight all-in-one flight instruments, and upgraded SYS PC Tool software, to bring pilots some great new added features, as well as some bug fixes and improvements!

  • Added GOTO feature (20 nearest waypoints)

  • Added visual vario indicator (barograph)

  • Added customizable vario frequency (sound)

  • Added customizable max vario frequency value (e.g. 6m/s)

  • Added filter to the recorded vario (website, flight info)

  • Added "NO GPS" on MAP screen when GPS position unknown

  • ...

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