by Paragliding Info Adminon 09/07/2014
The ThermoCompass software is intended for, contrary to other ones used in paragliding, detecting new thermals. ThermoCompass software calculates the exact direction of the center of a thermal by gradient amplitude and turbulence phase fluctuations, when a pilot’s flight crosses the turbulent area of the thermal. When the ThermoCompass detects turbulence fluctuations in the thermal it sounds like as […]

Terrain Track Thermal Data Displayer

by Paragliding Info Adminon 19/06/2014
Terrain Track Thermal Data Displayer (T3D2) by Ulf Arndt takes 3D GPS tracks and displays the flights over 3D Digital Elevation Data along with pixel data mapped over the terrain. T3D2 analyzes the flight for thermals and checks if a pilot flew optimally, for example; showing best glide, best turn, best strategies to go after a drifting thermal […]

ParaFly Sim

by Paragliding Info Adminon 19/03/2014
ParaFly Sim is a specific Paragliding and Hangliding Simulator using true flight dynamics to best simulate the effect of the amazing sport. Wether your a paraglider or hang glider pilot already, starting out or simply have an interest, Parafly will give you hours of fun and realism searching for lift over lush landscapes. ParaFly simulator […]

3D Paraglider Game/Simulator

by Paragliding Info Adminon 26/02/2014
3D Paraglider Game and Simulator by Kim Hoskin, Newbury, UK. A 3D computer game and simulator for Paragliding pilots. Soar popular sites in realistic scenery. Practise your XC skills or Acro manoeuvres. Change camera angles and explore vast flying areas. The longer you stay up the more points you score. Quick and easy tutorial for non-pilots. Do […]

Petit Bus Rouge

by Paragliding Info Adminon 18/02/2014
Roll up! Roll up! Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, the Frenchie’s Flying Circus is about to begin! Hold onto your hats and get your tickets ready to join our crazy crew for a spectacular ride packed full of thrills and spills as we head off on a new adventure. All aboard the Little Red […]

Look After The Fabric of Your Glider

by Paragliding Info Adminon 12/02/2014
High performance lightweight fabrics manufacturer Porcher Sport advice how to best care for the fabric of your glider. A modern paraglider is an incredibly high performance aircraft for its size and weight. This little miracle is possible thanks to the current fabrics. These high tech fabrics are the biggest part of a glider: a 27 sqm […]