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Ozone Oxygen 2 harness

Ozone Oxygen 2+ school harness

Ozone’s school harness has been redesigned for 2019. The company say the Oxygen 2+ is smooth, lightweight and clutter-free

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Gradient Xstyle

Gradient Xstyle beginner freestyle / acro wing

The Xstyle is Gradient’s new entry-level acro and freestyle glider, designed and tuned with input from acro star Théo de Blic

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Dudek Cabrio

Dudek Cabrio: paraglider for heavy trikes

Dudek have released the Cabrio, a heavy-duty wing for two-seater PPGG trikes or foot-launch PPG tandems

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Latest issue

Cross Country 194: October 2018

Who – or what – first got you into flying? That sun-streaked mountain on the horizon? Watching a buzzard float beneath endless cloud streets? Whatever the answer, chances are you don’t regret it. Flying is pure magic, and this issue will help you capture that exhilarating feeling of discovery over and over again.

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Pilots for Palu

Pilots launch $60,000 fundraiser for Palu earthquake survivors

The Cloudbase Foundation today launched an appeal to raise $60,000 for the families of seven paraglider pilots killed in the Palu earthquake

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Cross Country 194: October 2018

Who – or what – first got you into flying? Flying is pure magic, and this issue will help you capture that exhilarating feeling of discovery

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Rush 5. Photo: Nico Assael

Video: Russell Ogden on the new Rush 5 (EN B)

What’s the difference between Ozone’s Rush 5 and the Delta 3? Why is aspect ratio so important in paraglider design? Test pilot Russell Ogden talks Rush 5

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The Travel Guide

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September / October
Koessen has wide, grassy take-offs accessed by cable car. All very civilised! Photo: Marcus King

Guide to Koessen, Austria

If you sat back and designed the perfect free flying venue it would probably look like Kössen

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Flying at Hermita de la Crux, Huecija, where Europe’s only desert meets the sea. Photo: Ed Ewing

Guide to Andalucia, Spain

Andalucia in southern Spain is flyable all year round. Come and enjoy sunshine and thermals when the rest of Europe is still in winter

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Heading north east into the big wide yonder behind launch - perfect flatland flying. Photo: Stefan Mitrovich

Guide to Chelan, USA

Chelan is a welcoming vacation town with lakes and mountains. It offers the pilot unlimited big routes across the flatlands, with mountain flying too

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