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New safety-radio rules for the Dolomites

New rules for paragliding and hang gliding in the Dolomites mean pilots must have a separate licence-free PMR radio dedicated to a local safety channel.

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AcroGame 2018

Tim Alongi wins the AcroGame 2018

The level was “insane” at this year’s AcroGame in Organya, Spain, according to organiser Horacio Llorens.

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Gin Wide Open 2018. Photo: Joanna Di Grigoli

‘It was a blast!’ Gin Wide Open 2018

The Gin Wide Open in Ager, Spain was a blast with 82 pilots from all over the world

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Latest issue

Cross Country 192: August 2018

Free flying is an adventure, it allows us to explore dazzling new landscapes and pioneer untrammelled lines through some of the world’s most beautiful places. This month, we go further, higher, wilder, from the ice of Antarctica to the deserts of Oman.

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Free Flight Photographer of 2018

Look out your best images and enter our inaugural Free Flight Photographer of the Year 2018 competition

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Paragliding in Oman. Photo: Felix Woelk

Cross Country 192: August 2018

Paragliding is an adventure, it allows us to explore dazzling new landscapes and pioneer untrammelled lines through some of the world’s most beautiful places. This month, we go further, higher and wilder.

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Woody Valley GTO Light Review

Woody Valley GTO Light review: From a first two hour’s XC flying, it’s clear that Woody Valley have made a very, very impressive harness here.

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The Travel Guide

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July / August
Ilha do Mel, Brazil. Photo: Bora

Never Ending Summer: Ilha do Mel

Ilha do Mel (Honey Island) is car free and one of the most picturesque beach resorts in all of southern Brazil

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Manual, India. Photo: Debu Choudhury

Himalayan Getaways: Manali, India

Manali used to be paragliding’s alternative universe with hundreds of tandem pilots with ragged-out wings vying for tourist trade

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Dune du Pyla. Photo: Tristan Shu

Guide to Dune du Pyla, France

A week on the dune will work wonders for your glider control

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