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Jan
7
Thu
Santiago Open 2015
Jan 7 – Jan 10 all-day

The 16th edition of the Santiago Open is taking place from 7 to 10 January 2016 in the Chilean capital, with spectacular flying in the Pre-Andes on the menu for the four-day event.

An FAI cat 2 competition, organisers say flying conditions in January are reliable with dry air, strong thermals and cloudbases between 2,700 and 3,500m.

It’s a friendly, family-atmosphere event, with 40-50 participants from Chile, Argentina, Bolivia and Europe.

opensantiago.cl

 

Oct
30
Sun
Iquique Hang Gliding Open 2016
Oct 30 – Nov 4 all-day

Iquique HG Open 2016

The site of Tom Weissenberger’s 350km declared out-and-return World record on 3 November 2013, Iquique in Chile, is to host the Class 1 and 5 Hang Gliding Open 2016.

It will be an FAI cat 2 event, and the dates to note are 30 October to 4 November 2016.

Registration and more information at Airtribune.com.

Jul
6
Fri
Portuguese Paragliding Nationals 2018
Jul 6 – Jul 12 all-day
Portuguese Paragliding Nationals 2018 @ Vila Real District | Portugal

The Portuguese paragliding Nationals, hosted by Wind paragliding school, take place from 6-12 July 2018 in Montalegre.

Registration and more information at cnp2018.wind-cam.pt

Aug
21
Tue
Azores Paragliding Festival 2018
Aug 21 – Aug 25 all-day
Azores Paragliding Festival 2018 @ Azores | Portugal

The 24th Azores paragliding festival takes place from 21-25 August 2018 on the Portuguese island of Sao Miguel.

Run by the Federação Portuguesa de Voo Livre (FPVL)

See the event’s Facebook page for more information.

 

Nov
20
Tue
Open Santiago 2018 (PG)
Nov 20 – Nov 25 all-day

The Open Santiago 2018 FAI cat 2 paragliding competition will take place from 20-25 November 2018.

Organisers say:

“Welcome to the most exciting and challenging competition of the Paragliding in Chile to be held in Santiago and its surroundings of the Andes, sharing with condors and excellent flight conditions with thermal up to +8 that allow us to reach 100 km of straight flight or FAI triangles up to 70 km and more.”

Details and application on Airtribune

 

 

Jun
29
Sat
PWC 2019 Portugal: Manteigas
Jun 29 – Jul 6 all-day
PWC 2019 Portugal: Manteigas @ Manteigas | Guarda District | Portugal

The third round of the 2019 Paragliding World Cup tour takes place at Manteigas, Portugal from 29 June – 6 July 2019.

The other dates on the tour are:

Coeur de Savoie, France 25 May – 1 June

Linzhou, China 8-15 June

Pico do Gaviao, Brazil 7-14 Sep

Loma Bola, Argentina, 9-16 Nov

pwca.org

Photo: Xabier González

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