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 […]

Airflow Explained by Moving Image Infogram

by Paragliding Info Adminon 16/04/2014
This simple and silent video explains with uncomplicated graphics how airflow behaves in different situations and times of day. Share the info on...

Holfuy | Meteo for Wind Powered Sports

by Paragliding Info Adminon 15/04/2014
Holfuy is a wireless weather station specifically developed for the wind powered sports. On the Holfuy website click Stations to access the weather data from available users. Click Shop to buy your own weather station. We started to develop autonomous meteorological stations in the beginning of 2011. Our goal was to make a station which could […]

Clever°Franke Weather Charts

by Paragliding Info Adminon 11/04/2014
Each year, CLEVER°FRANKE (C°F) publishes a weather chart. In these annual charts, they explore methods to visualise last year’s weather. 2013: We examined the global weather data of ±30,000 weather stations over the past 50 years. This is based on the analysis of 736,995,534 global measurements of the National Climatic Data Center measured in the […]

XC Skies Soaring Forecasts

by Paragliding Info Adminon 24/03/2014
XC Skies creates visual layers of basic soaring parameters, wrapped up in an interactive application that can be used with any popular browser over the Internet. You can use XC Skies from anywhere in the world! By running our code and algorithms against the forecast model output from NCEP and other sources, we can parameterize […]

Video: Serial Cup 2013 Lecture | Drifting Thermal by Marko Hrgetic

by Paragliding Info Adminon 04/03/2014
Serical Cup 2013 Lecture: Drifting Thermal with Marko Hrgetic Matjaz Klemencic‘s Vimeo recording of Marko Hrgetic’s informative lecture on thermal behaviour and how a pilot should behave in thermals. Share the info on...