The Red Bull Skydive Team recently performed one of the most daring wingsuit manoeuvres ever seen. As part of the project Akte BlaniX III, the five-man squadron set off in hot pursuit of two gliders cruising 4,000 metres above the ground. The skydivers then inched their way towards the aircraft before flying along side-by-side at speeds in excess of 180kph.
Glider aerobatics training camp in Lodrino 2011 organized by the Swiss Aerobatics Gliding association. This was an intense week of competition training alongside the Swiss national team. The pilots in order of appearance: Jochen, Marc, Georg, Béatrice, Pierre-Yves and Daniel. Special thanks to our instructors Christian, Manfred, Fredy, Philippe and Sandor and the warm welcome and great support from the Gruppo Volo a Vela Ticino.
European Gliding Championships 2013 @ Vinon-sur-Verdon France Alps Glider competition 15m class : 1 – Louis BOUDERLIQUE 2 – Christophe RUCH 3 – Jean-Denis BARROIS 18m class : 1 – Sebastian KAWA 2 – Christophe COUSSEAU 3 – Roman MRACEK Open class : 1 – Michael SOMMER 2 – Killian WALBROU 3 – Markus FRANK
Ace paragliding pilot Gavin McClurg takes us on a recco mission to the Alaskan mountain range.
Gavin McClurg has a dream – to do a paragliding vol-bivvy trip of the Alaskan mountain range.
He’s very clear: the mere idea of doing such a thing is absolutely insane. Says Gavin: “I want to bivvy fly the full length of the Alaska Range. 350 miles. I can’t imagine a more remote, desperate or difficult flying line. Big mountains. Lots of bears. No people, no villages, no road.”