Plastic rods and glider packing – information and advice

by Paragliding Info Adminon 25/06/2014
At min. 3:03 this video demonstrates concertina packing, with and without a concertina bag. Designer and test pilot Torsten Siegel explains the technology behind the plastic rods used in GIN wings and how to take care of your glider by concertina packing using the new GIN concertina bag.

BHPA Elementary Pilot Training Guide 2.0

by Paragliding Info Adminon 16/04/2014
New pilots: in this publication you’ll find articles dealing with the aspects of our sport that you will need to know about as you begin your flying career. The basic information that you need to enjoy our sport safely is here, along with features that will give you a taste of what’s possible as you progress. We also include […]

Avoiding Blowback

by Paragliding Info Adminon 20/03/2014
© Jeff Greenbaum Being blown behind a ridge or a mountain is one of the greatest hazards of Paragliding. Once you get into a blow-back situation, the penalties include power lines, extreme rotor turbulence, tree landings, and possible death or injuries from any of these. Prevention is the best way to avoid such a scenario. Jeff Greenbaum […]