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GPS Test

by Paragliding Info Adminon 10/09/2014
This is a free program to test the connection between your Smartphone or Pocket PC and your GPS unit. The GPS Test app for Android is a utility that shows GPS information read from your phones internal GPS. Will support GLONASS phones. The app has several colour schemes, which could be used to match other […]

Paragliding Altivario (AVario)

by Paragliding Info Adminon 10/09/2014
For the phone that has baro, compass and GPS, AVario is the perfect variometer app. It does what the name says, with the following features: – Altivariometer indicating vertical speed with acoustic and in a classical scale (+- 5m/s or +- 10 feets/s) – It can speak the vertical speed, so is cool for audio only – […]

ThermoCompass

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 […]

Pat Dower Paragliding | Blog

by Paragliding Info Adminon 17/04/2014
Pat Dower Paragliding | Fly higher, further, better, faster – no glass ceilings I have been captivated by paragliding since 1990 and the passion burns stronger than ever! It has been a busy 22+ years, which has seen me get married and raise a family alongside, flying XC, competing at National and International level, coaching other pilots […]

Flyskyhy

by Paragliding Info Adminon 13/04/2014
Flyskyhy iPhone Paragliding App by René Dekker Flyskyhy forms your flight instrument during flight and shows all information you need for that. You get the normal data like altitude, climb rate, ground speed, and glide angle. But it also calculates and shows the current wind direction and strength, very important for your safety. A moving and rotating […]

Over the Alps – Vol Biv Expedition

by Paragliding Info Adminon 10/04/2014
Dave Turner of Sierra Paragliding is going on a solo paragliding expedition to the European Alps, where he will be making the longest vol-biv (paraglider flying & camping) trip ever attempted. He is starting on the west side of the Alps, and will fly all the way to the eastern side, unsupported and solo, just to turn […]