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FAI World Air Games 2022 kicked into touch

The FAI World Air Games 2022 (Turkey) have been cancelled – lack of cash is the issue

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The new Air Design Rise 4 – a high EN B for cross country pilots. Photo: Air Design

AirDesign’s new Rise 4 released in five sizes

The new Rise 4, the high EN-B from AirDesign, has been released in five sizes. All sizes are certified and the glider is available now

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Maxime Pinot heads X-Pyr 2020 athlete list

Maxime Pinot heads the athlete list for the X-Pyr 2020 later this year. The trans-Pyrenees adventure race kicks off on the 21 June

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Latest issue

Cross Country 207 (Feb/Mar 2020)

In the Northern Hemisphere, at least, midwinter has passed, the days are getting longer and the sun – slowly – is pushing ever higher in the sky. But wherever you are, the dawn of 2020 means news plans, new adventures and new goals – and there’s no better place to start dreaming than here, with the latest issue of the world’s best international free flying magazine.

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Cross Country issue 207

Cross Country Issue 207: Feb / Mar 2020

From chasing the midnight sun to teaching the next generation of pilots, Cross Country 207 is packed full of learning and inspiration

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Naviter Blade

Naviter Blade Review

Luke Nicol flies this new high-end hang gliding instrument

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Dudek Run&Fly Review

This single-skin paraglider weighs less than 1kg. Charlie King takes it for a run

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The Travel Guide

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January / February
The big open skies of manilla where Godfrey Wennes pushed the world record to 335km in 1998. Photo: martin Scheel

Guide to Manilla, Australia

Manilla offers safe, easy and relaxing XC for all levels of pilot

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Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Nader Couri

City slickers: Rio de Janeiro

Justifiably famous, the ramp at Pedra Bonita, Rio de Janeiro sees 200 tandem hang glider launches a day in high season

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Bandipur, Nepal. Photo: Andy Busslinger

Himalayan Getaways: Bandipur, Nepal

Assuming you’ve visited Pokhara, Nepal’s biggest flying destination, then next on your list could be Bandipur

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