Luca Bertossio Triumphs at the World Air Games

16. 12. 2015

The Aerobatics Glider event that took part in Dubai this month saw the world’s best Glider pilots compete at the main FAI World Air Games arena around the Skydive Dubai Palm dropzone. 25-year old Luca Bertossio from Italy, one of the world’s best glider aerobatics pilots, dominated the event and…


The Retrieval of Dinosaur: A Famous Competition is Back

3. 8. 2015

Dinosaur is a famous flying site located in Colorado's Rocky Mountains where many of the USA Hang Gliding Nationals have been held. After many years break, a popular hang gliding competition apptly called the Dinosaur 2015, has come to life to take place once again in a tiny town near the Utah…


The 2015 Big Spring Nationals is Coming Close!

29. 7. 2015

It's that time of the year again when the Big Spring McMahon-Wrinkle Airport will once again welcome the best hang glider pilots from near and far to compete at one of the most prominent Hang Gliding competitions in North America: The 2015 Big Spring Nationals. The competition will return to Texas …


The Rhythm of Flight: Hang Gliding across America

17. 7. 2015

Rhythm Of Flight is a hang gliding series across America of short movies and live broadcasts along with a blog and documentary for a feature film that will immerse the audience into the sport and the lives of the incredible flying community. Wolfi Siess and Jonas Lobitz , two paragliders and…


The 2014 Big Spring Hang Gliding Nationals

23. 7. 2014

The 2014 Big Spring Hang Gliding Nationals is often referred to as the best cross country hang gliding competition flying site in the world. Proved by several worlds' records that were made there, the Big Spring McMahon-Wrinkle Airport will once again welcome the best hang glider pilots to complete…


The Wallaby Ranch - Hang Glider's Paradise

7. 5. 2014

Most early hang glider designs were not really safe as the early engineers did not fully understood the principles that made a bird's wing work. The first working hand glider is dated around the 1890's, when Otto Lilienthal, regarded as one of the most influential early aviation pioneers, built a…


Fly around the World without Fuel

16. 4. 2014

The new solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 was presented in Payerne, Switzerland, by Swiss pilots and co-founders of the project Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg in April 2014. Bertrand is known adventurer for circumnavigated the globe in a hot-air balloon. André is former Swiss Air Force…


World Glider Aerobatic Championships 2014 in Torun, Poland

11. 4. 2014 announce that the 17th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships (WGC) and the 5th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships will take place at Torun airfield, Poland, home of the Aeroklub Pomorski, between July 22nd and August 2nd, 2014. The championship, held every two years, has…


Flying to Antarctica in an Open Cockpit Aircraft

3. 4. 2014

Flying for Freedom is a non-profit organization operating microlight flying and post-recovery flying activities for disabled in Great Britain. They help disabled servicemen and women to get back on track by teaching them how to fly in flex-wing microlights. At this moment, the Flying for Freedom…


Gliding Mount Everest - Soaring the Top of the World

30. 1. 2014

Finnish-German duo have fulfilled a longtime dream. A 64-year-old Helsinki resident Anssi Soila, and his 61-year-old German buddy Klaus Ohlmann have carried out their lifelong goal: to become the world's first pilots to fly over the Mount Everest in a glider. A happy-end story and admirably brave…