Comps and Events, News

Coupe Icare 2010 kicks off at St Hilaire, France

Thursday 16 September, 2010

Coupe Icare 2010 posterThe famous Coupe Icare kicks off today at St Hilaire du Touvet, France, and runs until Sunday night (16 – 19 September 2010).

Alongside the film show will be the usual mix of trade stands, fancy-dress fly-downs, balloons, birds of prey and all manner of things to keep children and adults entertained, and the event promises as always to be a great way to spend the weekend.

Cross Country/Paramotor Magazine’s stand will be in the exhibition area, so come along and have a chat with the team and a browse of the XCShop.

You can bring along second hand kit to sell at the second-hand market, or buy that piece of kit you need at a bargain price. This year paramotors are included in the second-hand fair.

Thursday and Friday the skies are open to free-fliers, so enjoy a flight over the event or take an early morning hike-and-fly from the Dent de Crolles over the weekend, when the skies are reserved for the fancy-dress fly-down and various official airshows during the day.

If you want to test out your reserve parachute there is a zipwire especially for the purpose.

The funicular will be running from 7pm until 1am on the Saturday evening to get people up from the landing field to the evening’s events on the South take-off, for the special return price of 5 €.

• Got news? Send it to us at news@xccontent.local.

Subscribe to the world’s favourite hang gliding and paragliding magazine


Never miss an issue

Our subscribers receive 10 issues a year, the annual Travel Guide and exclusive access to competitions and offers

Subscribe today
Back to Comps and Events News
Back to Comps and Events News

Got a story?

If you have news, great images or a story, let us know

Get in touch

Join the family

By subscribing, you support the only worldwide paragliding, paramotoring and hang gliding magazine and you get:

  • Ten issues delivered to your door through the year
  • A 100+ page Travel Guide to the world’s best flying sites delivered with the Feb/March issue each year
  • Plus: Win a paraglider in our annual subscribers’ draw each January
  • Pay annually or monthly with paypal or credit card
Subscribe today

Subscribe and never miss an issue

Print edition

  • Published since 1988
  • The highest production values
  • Gorgeous photography
  • Perfect-bound, collectors’ issues
  • Ten times a year each issue is airmailed to you

Digital edition

  • Read offline on your iPad, tablet, laptop or phone
  • The same content as the printed magazine
  • Delivered through award-winning Zinio software

Print and digital

  • Read the digital issues on your iPad, tablet, laptop or phone
  • Keep the print magazines on your coffee table!
  • Ten times a year, each issue is airmailed to you and sent via Zinio
News and special offers. No spam ever