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The Neolithic flying man

It was raining yesterday and we couldn't fly, so we spent the morning in the classroom having theory lessons about meteorology and aerodynamics with our students. After that, we wanted to do something fun for the students, so we decided to visit "La Cueva de la Pileta" (Cave of the Pool in English). The cave…
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Finding thermals: the five star system

Looking for a system to teach our students of the cross-country paragliding courses how to find thermals I found on the internet an interesting video from Bob Drury, who explains how to assess the potential of thermal sources using his the 5-star system. He evaluates five points in order to find a good thermal source:…
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Flying with the guys of The British Royal Air Force

We are proud to have been chosen by the staff of the Force Development Training Centre Crickhowell to work with their instructors to run paragliding courses for the guys of the British Royal Air Force (RAF). During the last two weeks, we helped them run two paragliding courses for beginners here in Algodonales, Southern Spain. Good…
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Oops!… We did it again!

We had excellent weather here in Algodonales during the first week of our Elementary Pilot course two weeks ago. It was 22ºC! Pilots flying in shorts in November! The students made 11 high flights, some of them in smooth lift. In the second week the weather just got better! While the temperature got lower, it…
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