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Tianjin’s 1st aero-sport camp put into use

Young people watch the launch of rocket models at Douzhuang General Aviation Airport, Binhai District in north China’s Tianjin Municipality, Nov. 11, 2017.  Tianjin’s first aero-sport camp was put into use here on Saturday. A fixed-wing aircraft flies over Douzhuang General Aviation Airport, Binhai District in north China’s Tianjin Municipality, …

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UNIQUE UNMANNED PLANE SETS DURATION WORLD RECORD

The FAI has ratified a duration world record for a unique experimental unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also called a drone. The VA001, an unmanned aircraft that looks like a glider but is powered by a diesel engine, successfully flew for 55hrs 56mins non-stop and without refueling on 2 December 2016. …

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7th FAI European Canopy Formation Championships

European Parachuting Championship and World Cup 2017 — hosted by the German Parachuting Association (DFV) at Saarlouis’ FSZ Saar on 8 – 12 August 2017. The aims of this event, Parachuting EC & WC 2017 in Saarlouis is to determine European Champions in all event and at the same time to …

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7 of the World’s Best Paragliding Spots

Fewer activities give you a better, more breathtaking view than paragliding. However, it can be hard finding great spots that offer everything in one place – the right uplift, terrain, good take-off and landing spots – which is why we came up with this list of our must-try paragliding spots. …

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Into The STORM

While everyone else runs for cover when a thunderstorm hits, Red Bull Air Force member Sean MacCormac runs towards it with glee. The adrenaline seeker ignored the flashes of lightning and the deafening clap of thunder to go for a ride in a lifetime within the thunderstorm. Yes, you read …

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Mega Swing

Did you ever swung so high on the swings as a child, imagining you’re up in the skies and then jump right off while pretending you’re flying through the sky? Now you can fulfil that dream with the Mega Swing! The idea began with making the world’s longest swing, based …

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AURORA PARAMOTOR

The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, is a phenomenon so mysterious it is almost magical. Acrobatic paragliding pioneer, Horacio Llorens, was more than lucky to have experienced it in a way no one else have – he paraglided through it. “I didn’t expect to have the opportunity to …

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