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Pawel Daczkowski reviews the PUNK

Pawel Daczkowski reviews the PUNK

14-08-2019

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege to fly the PUNK.

The paraglider (sized M/L), courtesy of Waldemar Janiszewski from AQUILA Paralotnie (AQUILA PARAGLIDERS), got into my hands at a take-off site for flying over a cliff in Dębina. Dębina is a small village, located close to the Baltic...

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Brand New Website!

25-06-2019

We have finally published our brand spanking new website! Featuring Emercya 3D renders, a glider finder, and a new BGD video channel!

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Brand New Website!

Kossen testival 2019 - Another HIT !

01-06-2019

BGD team pilots take advantage of 3,200m cloudbase during a classic day at Super Paragliding Testival Kossen, Austria. Thousands of pilots decended on this event during one of the largest testivals in the world. BGD showcased their whole range as well as the brand new EN-A Magic.

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MAGIC EN-A - IT'S THAT FEELING

01-05-2019

If you fly already, you’ll know it – that feeling. The first time your feet leave the ground, the thrill of gliding through the air extinguishing any clammy pre-launch nerves. The pure joy of free flight! The feeling grows, flight after flight, spilling over like Grimm’s Magic Porridge Pot,...

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Altitude Jazz Festival with the Flying Frenchies !

01-02-2019

Fly high and play Jazz with the brand new Dual 2 !

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Dual 2 RELEASE : Two steps and away

05-01-2019

Remember that feeling, the first time your feet leave the ground and you are soaring, feet in the clouds, viewing the world from a different perspective? If you could bottle that feeling and share it around … that’s what the DUAL 2 is for – sharing the joy of flight! A clean take-off is...

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THE RIOT IS OUT !

30-09-2018

Lightweight, fun and performant, the Riot is your ideal companion for vol-biv missions, overseas travel or home-site playtime.

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2018 Coupe Icare was a RIOT !

24-09-2018

Bright sunshine and fluffy clouds graced this years' Coupe Icare festival where we launched our newest product the EN-B RIOT (the PUNK's lighter twin). Although the colour scheme may change for the final product a few prototypes could be seen flying around the festival. Check out this short video...

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The long awaited Luna 2 is ready to start flying off the shelves!

21-06-2018

The LUNA 2 is made for powered paragliding, and offers the perfect blend of comfort, performance and speed creating the ideal choice for intermediate pilots up to competition racers. 

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The Super Paragliding Testival provided amazing testing conditions yet again

07-06-2018

The Super Paragliding Testival in Kossen Austria has done it again! Probably the only site in all the alps that was flyable everyday awith a epic XC day on Sunday. Pilots from all over flocked to this beautiful valley to test every paraglider under the sun. The new EN-B Punk was handed our in...

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The Punk has a ton of rad tech bits, here are a few of them!

03-05-2018

The Punk is our highest performing EN-B certified wing. It is agile and fun to fly in all conditions.

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Manu will be the BGD international sales manager PPG and a test pilot

06-03-2018

We are super excited to ignite our PPG range with the help of world famous and PPG infinite tumbling Manuel Tejeiro. 

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Manu will be the BGD international sales manager PPG and a test pilot

Flying everyday and the release of our new high B the Punk!

06-03-2018

Stubai Cup 2018 we officially released our new high EN-B for demo. Our mission with the Punk is to put taste, control, and attitude back into gliders and it worked. Stubai gave us more amazing flying and we captured the money shots check out this video!

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The ECHO Motor is DGAC certified and ready to go

31-01-2018

The Echo Motor is DGAC certified and unleashed in five sizes and three gorgeous colour schemes.
With the advancement in technology and techniques, strength now comes in ever-lighter packages. The Echo Motor is for PPG pilots who appreciate the benefits of lightweight kit – the easy launch...

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Bruce Tube Episode 6 : Rock Take Off

23-10-2017

Bruce and Kārlis are back in the BGD kitchen, this time discussing the Rock Technique: it’s a means of employing a rock to keep your wing in place while you get your kit ready, and can be very useful on windy launches.





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BruceTube Episode 7 - Inflating on Take off

23-10-2017

Inflating your wing and ‘feeling the air’ before you launch can tell you a lot about the conditions for the day. In Brucetube episode 7 Bruce explains why ground-handling is important for all pilots, whatever their skill level.





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New Glider! EN/LTF - LYNX is light, fast, and competitive.

03-10-2017

Based on the Cure, The Lynx is a streamlined, fully-fledged XC predator. Her refined simplicity makes her faster, lighter, more elegant and competitive while the EN-C certification offers reassurance for experienced pilots.

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Epic skies at Saint Hilaire this year for the 43rd Coupe Icare

28-09-2017

Everyone enjoyed themselves this year thanks to beautiful

weather and flying conditions. We presented our new gliders including the new

lightweight range Echo and Lynx. Rody won the glide contest on Friday flying a

Diva and the BGD team hiked up to the Dent Crolles twice to get the best view

of...

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Brucetube episode 5 - Accidental deployment

18-08-2017

Have you ever launched and had your reserve accidentally deploy? Believe us, you don’t want to, but it happened to BGD team pilot Karlis. He hosts BRUCETUBE EPISODE 5, which is all about how to stop this from happening to you.

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The Brand New ECHO is Ready for Action!

01-08-2017

TAKING ORDERS! The brand new EN-B ECHO is now available and we are now taking orders. From 3.7kg, the ECHO is THE all-rounder in our range. Stripped-down, open-minded, and dressed to impress, the ECHO will please every pilot it floats over! Available in 3 fantastic colors chat to your dealer about...

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The Brand New ECHO is Ready for Action!

Flying with Wraps - Brucetube episode 4

01-08-2017

HOW DO YOU HOLD YOUR BRAKE HANDLES? Take a sec and post a pic in the comments below, it would be really cool for us to see all the different ways.!In the mean time check out Bruce's latest BruceTube release -FLYING WITH WRAPS - Brucetube Episode 4 Release! From the flying kitchenBruce...

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1,5 L Paramotor-Challenge am 8.Juli in Crawinkel

05-07-2017

​Am Samtag, dem 8. Juli 2017 ab 10:00 Uhr findet am Flugplatz in Crawinkel (Deutschland) die 2te Auflage der 1,5 Liter Challenge aus 2016 statt. Das Konzept könnte einfacher nicht sein. Wer der maximal 30 Starter kennt sein Equipment am besten und schafft die längste Airtime. Ausgerüstet...

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1,5 L Paramotor-Challenge am 8.Juli in Crawinkel
Claudio Heidel Schemberger training with the LYNX for the X-alps

Claudio Heidel Schemberger training with the LYNX for the X-alps

22-06-2017

Claudio Heidel Schemberger will face the great challenge of ' the world's most hard race ' flying the EN-C LYNX. Claudio says "it is a high-performance wing and even though it requires active piloting, I feel very comfortable with it. I believe that, while it will not be as fast as a two-line CCC,...

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LEARN TO KITE - LEARN TO PARAGLIDE - Groundhandling by Tyr Goldsmith

21-06-2017

EPISODE - 3 Growing up Tyr Goldsmith was exposed to a lot of time at Take-off and the LZ. He took this opportunity to play with wings and practice ground handling, something we should all do a bit more. It could be in his blood, but according to Tyr it was due to his some 10 years of time under a...

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Stop Collapses, fly better, and fly safer!

22-05-2017

Published on May 20, 2017Over the last 10 years paragliders have evolved a lot. Originally it was advised to fly with 20-30cm of brake on as the neutral position to keep the wing open. Now with modern paraglider designs it is best to fly with as little brake as possible. In episode 2, Bruce...

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Claudia Riquelme has joined our team and will be helping us manage Latin American sales

16-05-2017

We are proud to announce Claudia Riquelme has joined our team and will be helping us manage Latin American sales. Claudia started flying in 1994 in her home country of Chile, and has over 16 years of experience as a professional journalist and translator specializing in paragliding and...

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Claudia Riquelme has joined our team and will be helping us manage Latin American sales
See you there!

See you there!

15-05-2017

The Super Paragliding Testival will be held 25 - 28 May 2017 in Kossen/Tyrol Austria. Come meet the team test our new paragliders and enjoy world class beer! See you there!

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Welcome Dale Covington to the USA BGD importer team!

28-04-2017

Dale Covington will be representing BGD in the USA with Rob Sporrer. 

Dale and Rob are the only two APPI master instructors in the US. Dale started paragliding in 1988 and opened his school in 1990. Based out of the Point of the Mountain, Utah, Dale will be integral in spreading our products...

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Welcome Dale Covington to the USA BGD importer team!

The Secret Ingredient of Paragliding

19-04-2017

BruceTube is our venue to share the wisdom and analysis of paragliding accidents, techniques, and general advice with the flying world. We will be uploading educational paragliding videos every month in a bid to make our sport ever safer and even more fun. The lessons will range from how to recover...

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Ready for the Worlds

19-04-2017

We just received a brand new DIVA prototype! We are stoked with performance and design. The DIVA is a work in progress and this XS proto is 21sq/m, 7.5 aspect ratio, 4.95kg total weight, 208.8m total line length.

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Ready for the Worlds

Epic is out

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Preparatevi per il 2017! Il nuovo calendario BGD e' ora in stampa e pronto a sedurti una una serie di panorami accattivanti!

20-12-2016

Preparatevi per il 2017 con il nuovo e lucido calendario BGD! E' colmo di fotografie spettacolari del tuo parapendio preferito. Ordinalo ora presso il tuo rivenditore piu' vicino o inviandoci un email a sales@flybgd.com, affiche' ne abbiamo ancora in scorta.



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Preparatevi per il 2017! Il nuovo calendario BGD e' ora in stampa e pronto a sedurti una una serie di panorami accattivanti!

Guardate il video di Bruce su come ripiegare la vostra vela con la nuova concertina BGD.

29-11-2016

E' cosi' che Bruce ripiega la propria vela nella nuova concertina BGD!

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Yan diventa parte della squadra vendita di BGD!

09-11-2016

Vorremmo dare il benvenuto alla pilota cinese Yan Chen, che e' ora parte della squadra vendite di BGD! E' una pilota avida che vola dal 2012, scrittrice, proprietaria di una scuola di volo, consulente per la sviluppo dei piloti locali e lavorera' ora con noi per le vendite in Cina. "Lavorare...

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Yan diventa parte della squadra vendita di BGD!

Un cortometraggio del Cure che cura

26-10-2016

​A brilliant short film about a institutionalized person who finds the EN-C Cure. - Produced and Edited by Maeva Giacometti and Rody Guyot.



Un magnifico cortometraggio di un uomo che scopre l'EN-C Cure. - Prodotto e curato da Maeva Giacometti e Rody Guyot



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Mathis RUHL has taken the EN-C Cure to 6th in Open Class/EN-D and is currently winning the EN-C Category in the C.F.D. : Classement General 2015-2016

27-07-2016

Surrounded by a sea of Open Class paragliders Mathis RUHL has worked a EN-C Cure up to the 6th place position in Open class/EN-D C.F.D. overall ranking and obviously the 1st place position in the C.F.D. sports category. Mathis RUHL has been flying some huge FAI triangles in the south of France with...

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Mathis RUHL has taken the EN-C Cure to 6th in Open Class/EN-D and is currently winning the EN-C Category in the C.F.D. : Classement General 2015-2016
Zlatko Koren takes 8th in the X-PYR flying a EN-C Cure!

Zlatko Koren takes 8th in the X-PYR flying a EN-C Cure!

27-07-2016

Congratulations to Zlatko Koren and Tomaž Bavdaž for placing 8th at the X-Pyr flying the EN-C Cure! Only by foot or in the air they made it 256.5km across the harshest mountains in Spain during one of the most difficult competitions in the world....

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Tyr takes gold!

20-07-2016

A short video about Tyr Goldsmith, only 18, competing at the US Nationals in Chelan,WA, winning his first competition and beating his Dad Bruce Goldsmith who also made it on the podium in 3rd! “I’m really surprised and I wasn’t expecting this at all.” explains Tyr, “what was great is that...

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Flying a EN-C Cure, ​Tyr Goldsmith took gold in the Sports class at the Chelan Nationals.

Flying a EN-C Cure, ​Tyr Goldsmith took gold in the Sports class at the Chelan Nationals.

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Congratulations to Tyr Goldsmith, only 18, for winning his first competition and beating his Dad Bruce Goldsmith who also made it on the podium in 3rd! “I’m really surprised and I wasn’t expecting this at all.” explains Tyr, “what was great is that I...

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Since the recent release of the EN-C Cure pilots have been enjoying everything about the wing!

05-07-2016

Andreia Lopes flew the EN-C Cure up to the top of the podium at the Portuguese National Championships in Montalegre. Despite difficult weather conditions she flew 6 tasks of which 4 were validated.



Przemek Licznerski won the Polish and Hungarian Paragliding Open serial class and placed really...

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Since the recent release of the EN-C Cure pilots have been enjoying everything about the wing!

DGAC certified and ready for flight the DUAL LITE is the Adventure Machine!

30-06-2016

The Dual LITE is designed specifically for adventurous paramotor teams. Its safety, performance, and weight have all been optimised for big paramotor flights and long paramotoring trips. It has the best launch/landing characteristics , handling, and performance we could pack into 6.35kg, so if...

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The brand spanking new BASE LITE is now available!

30-06-2016

The Base Lite is the best Sport class paraglider we have ever made. Based on the EN-B Base, the Base Lite really pulled out all the stops in a paraglider. Lighter means less inertia, creating higher overall performance, reduced shooting, increased roll stability and easier, sharper handling. Bruce...

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The brand spanking new BASE LITE is now available!

Maximise the Fun with our new Tandem Paramotor Wing the DGAC/EN certified DUAL.

29-06-2016

The Dual is designed for commercial and hobby paramotor/paratrike/motorhead pilots who use this aircraft as a safe tool to maximise the flying experience with their friends, family and customers. The Dual is a both DGAC/EN-B rated versatile tandem paramotor wing, designed by Bruce to maximise the...

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The top color choices by our customers are shifting.

26-06-2016

Last year the hottest colour schemes were Lava (EN-B Base), Kelp (Dual), Iceland (EN-A Adam), and Parrot (EN-B Wasp), this year they are Lagoon (EN-B Base), Reef (Dual), Mexico (EN-A Adam), and Peacock (EN-B Wasp). The most vibrant colour schemes are what the pilots want so 2016/17 will see yet...

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The top color choices by our customers are shifting.

EN-C Cure - Extreme Distances - XC paragliding at it’s best!

23-05-2016

May 21, 2016 brought a south flow of winds aloft to the southern alps making is possible for BGD Pilots Matis Ruhl, Ant Green, Tyr Goldsmith, and Bruce Goldsmith to fly to the Northern Alps on massive 170-240km cross country flights.



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Mathis Ruhl flew across the alps (270km) on his EN-C Cure M.

06-05-2016

​On May 5th BGD team pilot Mathis Ruhl flew across the alps (270km) on his EN-Cure M. It is a flight that will make every XC pilot envious. From the ground up (literally) the EN-C CURE is a supercharged paraglider combining the perfect ratio between climbing efficiency and usable...

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Mathis Ruhl flew across the alps (270km) on his EN-C Cure M.

Cure film is out

04-05-2016

The Cure film shot in Gourdon, Greolieres, Sospel and Roquebrune shows how the Cure can relieve many common flying symptoms.

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After a busy winter we are happy to announce that the EN-C CURE has been certified!

30-03-2016

After a busy winter we are happy to announce that the EN-C CURE has

been certified EN-C in small (60-80kg), medium (75-95kg), medium-large (90-110kg),

and large (105-125kg), and we have even managed to maintain it’s sweet characteristics

on every size!



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After a busy winter we are happy to announce that the EN-C CURE has been certified!
See you all at Stubai Cup!

See you all at Stubai Cup!

02-03-2016

We are all head up to snowy Stubai valley for the Stubai Cup! It is going to be a blast!

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Our EN-C CURE passed certification in M size, the rest will follow soon.

25-11-2015

After several years of development we are ecstatic to present the highest performing wing we have ever made. The EN-C Cure has passed certification with flying colours and is now available for pre-order. Enjoy!

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Our EN-C CURE passed certification in M size, the rest will follow soon.
We are adding some brand new colors to the DUAL! Check them out.

We are adding some brand new colors to the DUAL! Check them out.

24-11-2015

Nature inspired and sure to attract customers, you will be seen with one of these new colour schemes.



LIME - Mixed greens and reds



REEF - Mixed reds and blues



NECTAR - Mixed oranges and blues



KELP - Mixed blues and reds



ENJOY!

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Matjaz Feraric and Jessica Goh have won the male and female 2015 Paragliding Accuracy World Cup

24-11-2015

Matjaz Feraric and Jessica Goh have won the male and female 2015 Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWA) placing the BGD team at number one as well! Everyone is flying the EN-A ADAM and obviously the safe, predictable behavior has excelled in precision flying competitions. Well done Matjas and...

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Matjaz Feraric and Jessica Goh have won the male and female 2015 Paragliding Accuracy World Cup

You gotta watch this video! The follow cam is exceptional.

01-10-2015

During the Fassa Fly Expo in Canazei, Italy the BGD team took advantage of some exceptional flying conditions. Flying a EN-C Tala LITE, Tyr followed his dad Bruce Goldsmith (flying a EN-B BASE - Aurora colour) around the Marmolata and surrounding mountains using a new gimbal stabilized follow cam.

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Flying a EN-A ADAM, Matjaz Feraric wins the PGAWC in Germany!

30-09-2015

Flying the EN-A ADAM, Matjaz Feraric has won the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup competition in Germany and is now in the lead position, again. "Victory for the team BGD, two BGD pilots on the podium, four in the top ten and my perfect triumph with the results that they beat the other competitors."...

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Flying a EN-A ADAM, Matjaz Feraric wins the PGAWC in Germany!
Bruce Goldsmith Design’s newest product will be the EN-C CURE.

Bruce Goldsmith Design’s newest product will be the EN-C CURE.

01-09-2015

The EN-C CURE will be a ultra high performing EN-C certified

paraglider. Designed with Bruce’s trademark Cord Cut Billow and 54

leading edge mini-ribs the paraglider with have only 60 carefully shaped

cells, a 6.75 flat aspect ratio, and an all up weight of only 4.3 - 5.4

kg. The CURE...

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The EN-B BASE has officially been certified in S, M, ML, and L sizes!

09-07-2015

​We are pleased to announce that our beloved EN-B BASE is now certified in S, M, ML, and L sizes, providing a weight range of 60-120kg. 



The BASE was designed to comfortably take you to our classic sites around the world. It will look after you as you push yourself to places you have...

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The EN-B BASE has officially been certified in S, M, ML, and L sizes!

SNAP LOCK Video – Il miglior ferma freni al mondo.

06-05-2015

Date uno sguardo ai nostri nuovi geniali Snap Locks! Sono agganci leggeri e compatti, che permettono di fissare i freni alle bretelle senza alcuno sforzo grazie all’uso di una piccola calamita collocata all’interno di un incastro meccanico. Questo fa si che la maniglia resta ferma in ogni...

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3D Cord Cut Billow Video – Bruce spiega come funziona il rinomato sistema Cord Cut Billow detto CCB.

05-05-2015

La tecnologia CCB è stata sviluppata per ridurre le grinze e lo stiramento del tessuto dei pannelli quando la vela è gonfia. Questa tecnologia migliora la stabilità del parapendio oltre che alla durevolezza e le prestazioni in volo.



Piegare un pannello piatto in una forma 3D comporta grinze e...

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Pubblicazione – Il Film del nuovo EN-B BASE segue un nuovo concetto – aiutateci a renderlo spettacolare!

27-03-2015

Ant Green cerca di prolungare il suo sogno del BASE il più a lungo possibile, e finisce per svegliarsi in ritardo. La storia del BASE comincià qui ma finirà con te. Vogliamo sperimentare un nuovo concetto di cinema che chiamiamo “cinema progressivo”, ma abbiamo bisogno del vostro aiuto per...

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We are constantly receiving news from our tandem pilots about the Dual’s resistance to aging!

14-01-2015

Jay Kahyaoglu is a tandem pilot in Oludeniz,

Turkey and sent over his thoughts about our Dual after a season. He says (the Dual) "is

always subjected to abrasion on take off as well as on landing... and, in terms

of wear and tear, no fabric is ripped or damaged, no stitches are damaged,

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We are constantly receiving news from our tandem pilots about the Dual’s resistance to aging!
Il nostra nuova vela EN/LTF-B BASE ha passato i testo di omologazione al primo tentativo nella taglia M con colori sgargianti!

Il nostra nuova vela EN/LTF-B BASE ha passato i testo di omologazione al primo tentativo nella taglia M con colori sgargianti!

26-11-2014

Il nostra nuova vela EN/LTF-B BASE ha passato i testo di omologazione al primo tentativo nella taglia M con colori sgargianti! "Abbiamo messo molto impegno nel perfezionamento della sicurezza di questa vela. Sono estremamente soddisfatto del prodotto finale" -  commenta Bruce. Le...

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The EN-A ​Adam takes the top 2 places in accuracy landing.

03-10-2014

The final of the accuracy PGAWC in Bali has just taken place where pilots Valery and Matjaz took 1st and 2nd places flying the BGD Adam. FANTASTIC RESULTS, congratulations.http://www.pgawc.org/results/2014/03_INDONESIA_ALL_2014.pdf

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The EN-A ​Adam takes the top 2 places in accuracy landing.

Bruce introduced the Italian festival in a short film.

02-10-2014

In this short film Bruce Goldsmith introduces the Fassa Fly Expo 2014 while enjoying the epic flying conditions!​

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Bruce ha presentato il nuovo EN-B di categoria avanzata durante la Coppa Icaro!

24-09-2014

Collocato su un altipiano in quota sopra a Grenoble in Francia, si trova il piccolo villaggio di Saint-Hilaire-de-Touvet che ha ospitato la 41esima edizione della Coppa Icaro il fine settimana scorso. Attraversare il tendone di esposizioni ti fa sentire come Charlie nella fabbrica di cioccolato,...

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Bruce ha presentato il nuovo EN-B di categoria avanzata durante la Coppa Icaro!

Herminio Cordido porta il Dual ai limiti

03-09-2014

Herminio ha portato il suo Dual oltre i limiti che ritenevamo possibili, divertendosi pure! Il tutto comincia con una telefonata di Bruce.

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Marko Hrgetić and Aaron Sanchez will compete in the AEROTHLON

02-09-2014

This November in Mexico BGD team pilot Marko Hrgetić will fly his passenger Aaron Sanchez under a DUAL during the 2014 AEROTHLON competition (a paragliding, bike riding, and running triathlon). 



http://aerothlon.com

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Marko Hrgetić and Aaron Sanchez will compete in the AEROTHLON
Il Wasp ottiene l'omologazione DGAC in tutte e 3 le taglie

Il Wasp ottiene l'omologazione DGAC in tutte e 3 le taglie

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Il Wasp ha ottenuto l'omologazione DGAC per il volo motorizzato.





Il Wasp ha ottenuto finalmente l'omologazione DGAC per il volo motorizzato, con una gamma peso più alta di quelle riportate per il volo libero. Il Wasp in versione paramotore è equipaggiato con bretelle apposite...

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Un film dell'Adam ripreso da un drone in Inghilterra.

22-06-2014

Delle belle immagini riprese da Flying Frenzy dell'Adam mentre viene utilizzato per far scuola con uno studente che prova per la prima volta.



Una stupenda collina erbosa nel Dorset in Inghilterra!

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Un interessante film che mostra come sono prodotte le vele BGD

16-06-2014

Questo film mostra l'impianto moderno dove vengono prodotte le vele BGD in Sri Lanka.

Include immagini dell'impianto di ritaglio laser, il sistema di gonfiaggio e ispezione, come anche le ottime condizioni di lavoro per gli impiegati

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Charly Finsterwalder importeranno BGD in Germania

02-06-2014

Charly Finsterwalder saranno importatori esclusivi dei prodotti BGD in Germania. L'annuncio e' stato ufficializzato al Super Festival di Parapendio a Kossen questo fine settimana, dove Charly e BGD hanno condiviso il bancone. Ambo BGD e Charly sono molto eccitati della cooperazione. Le due squadre...

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Charly Finsterwalder importeranno BGD in Germania
Super Paragliding Testival Kössen/Austria

Super Paragliding Testival Kössen/Austria

23-05-2014

Stop by and visit the BGD Team on the Super Paragliding Testival in Kössen taking place from 29.05.2014 to 01.06.2014. If there is bad weather, the alternative date will be 19.-22.06.2014. We will be there with a lot of demo gliders for you to testfly.We are looking forward to meet you there.

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David Chaumet vola 285km dal suo decollo preferito in Portogallo

19-05-2014

Congratulazioni a David Chaumet per il suo volo svolto con il Tala ML da Azinha in Sierre de Estrela in Portogallo fino a nord di Segovia in Spagna.

David racconta che sono partiti in tre verso le 12.30 e le condizioni erano inizialmente stabili con un inversione a 1500m rendendo difficile la...

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David Chaumet vola 285km dal suo decollo preferito in Portogallo
Il nuovo blog esclusivamente per le vele da paramotore BGD e' ora online

Il nuovo blog esclusivamente per le vele da paramotore BGD e' ora online

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Le novita' sulle vele da paramotore BGD verranno da ora in poi aggiornate giornalmente sul nuovo blog:

http://paramotor.flybgd.com/

L'immagine principale mostra il Luna22 mentre viene testato dalla squadra BGD. Il nuovo Luna e' piu' veloce, leggero e agile del suo fratello...

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The first production Caiprinha Tala arrive

23-04-2014

A wave of excitement spread though BGD when the first Caiprinha Tala's arrived.

We were not disappointed! Great spring conditions and a glider that we think looks absolutely stunning.

Very unusual and really stands out from the croud.

Production Tala in Caiprinha are available in all sizes as of...

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The first production Caiprinha Tala arrive
Dual Lite, Adam ML e L tutti omologati

Dual Lite, Adam ML e L tutti omologati

15-04-2014

Il Dual Lite pesa appena 6.35kg ed è un autentico piacere da volare. Durante la prova di carico il Dual Lite si è dimostrato capace di sostenere un incredibile 8 x 300kg senza rottura.

L'Adam ML e L hanno ambo impressionato i piloti collaudatori con la loro combinazione bilanciata tra...

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FILM: EN-A Adam! Appena lanciato: Adam - Sicurezza tramite colori; un cortometraggio con Bruce e suo figlio Tyr che impara a volare con l'Adam.

02-04-2014

Questo cortometraggio presenta il nostro nuovo parapendio omologato EN-A tramite il rapporto padre - figlio nella famiglia Goldsmith. Tyr, il figlio maggiore di Bruce e Arna, fa i primi passi nel mondo del volo con l'Adam, dimostrando la sicurezza e la piacevolezza che si prova volandolo.

Se non...

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Adam gets both EN and LTF A certification

Adam gets both EN and LTF A certification

24-03-2014

Adam M finished the final certification tests in Germany with the EAPR this week. Both EN-A and LTF-A are now completed for the Adam M. Tests completed and passed are now are both load and shock tests and top and bottom weight flight tests. 



The first production Adam M are expected in mid...

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Ojovolador è impressionato dal Dual

21-03-2014

Il Dual si sta facendo una solida reputazione come il miglior tandem sul mercato.I comandi leggeri e le qualità eccezionali in termica sono le caratteristiche che di solito colpiscono il pilota per primo.Inoltre il decollo e l'atterraggio facile la rendono un'ottima vela per voli tandem...

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Stubai Cup from the 7th to 9th of March 2014 in Neustift / Austria

Stubai Cup from the 7th to 9th of March 2014 in Neustift / Austria

03-03-2014





We hope, that

once again this year, the legendary micro-climate in the Stubai Valley, will bring

us 3 days of flight- and test weather. Of course we will be there, to advise you

personally, to answer all your questions and provide you with demo wings.







We are looking forward to your...

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Tim and Ant Green release a short video paramotoring up the Mont Blanc!

27-02-2014

The Drop-off project's concept involves paramotoring up mountains with skies, jumping off and skiing down.



https://vimeo.com/87585115

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Tim and Ant Green release a short video paramotoring up the Mont Blanc!
Our Tala in the Thermik Magazin Review

Our Tala in the Thermik Magazin Review

19-02-2014

Thermik

Magazine’ s Test team has just compared some of the latest EN C wings including

our Tala. The review was published in the March 2014 issue, and they rated the

Tala as a C1 wing (easiest level of the C class).



The Tala,

titled as "The Elegant", was reported to have a very good...

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195 km in the Belo Horizonte region

04-02-2014

BIG congratulations to Leo Wayerbacher from Belo Horizonte in Brazil who broke his personal best, flying 195km from his local site on his Tala. This is the second longest flight ever in the Belo region and for sure the longest flight on a Tala up to now.One more time the Tala has proven his...

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195 km in the Belo Horizonte region
Be seen under the new EN-A ADAM!

Be seen under the new EN-A ADAM!

14-01-2014

Safety in colours. Whether it is how it creates feelings, communicates messages, reveals a personality, or just stands out, colour is important. The ADAM, in four outgoing colours, will be seen. Fly safe. Be seen.



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Il fantastico pilota francese Vincent Talleu ha appena rilasciato una video recensione del TALA EN-C che vi farà sbellicare dalle risate oltre che a mostrarvi le caratteristiche della vela.

28-11-2013

Il fornaio Vincent Talleu produce già da diversi anni video spassosi da vedere! "Vincent BGD Tala review" consiste in quasi 10 minuti di semplice divertimento volando e rivedendo le caratteristiche del Tala.

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VOLER.INFO ha appena pubblicato delle novità sul Luna e l'Adam!

VOLER.INFO ha appena pubblicato delle novità sul Luna e l'Adam!

28-11-2013

VOLER.INFO è una rivista su parapendio/paramotore esclusivamente online. Contiene una miriade di informazioni di valore sul nostro sport.

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La lunga attesa pubblicazione del libro didattico: 'Cinquanta Modi di Volare Meglio' (Fifty Ways to Fly Better) di Bruce Goldsmith e amici, è finalmente arrivato!

12-11-2013

'Cinquanta Modi di Volare Meglio' è una lettura essenziale per tutti i piloti che intendono raggiungere il loro potenziale. Il libro è ricolmo con le ultime tecniche e espone i modi di pensare di Bruce Goldsmith e alcuni dei piloti e istruttori migliori al mondo. Il libro trae le proprie nozioni...

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La lunga attesa pubblicazione del libro didattico: 'Cinquanta Modi di Volare Meglio' (Fifty Ways to Fly Better) di Bruce Goldsmith e amici, è finalmente arrivato!
Matjaž Ferari? vince i mondiali di atterraggio di precisione, la Paragliding Accuracy World Cup 2013, dopo un combattimento all'ultimo centimetro!

Matjaž Ferari? vince i mondiali di atterraggio di precisione, la Paragliding Accuracy World Cup 2013, dopo un combattimento all'ultimo centimetro!

11-11-2013

Il nostro pilota Matjaž Ferari?, sponsorizzato da BGD ha vinto i mondiali di atterraggio di precisione, la Paragliding Accuracy World Cup 2013! Il risultato è stato molto combattuto, con soli 2cm di differenza tra Matjaž e Goran. La competizione ha portato i piloti a fare oltre 30 atterraggi a...

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I primi Dual hanno ricevuto delle ottime recensioni dai piloti biposto in giro per il mondo.

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I primi Dual hanno ricevuto delle ottime recensioni dai piloti biposto in giro per il mondo. Ecco alcuni dei loro commenti:





Ho volato tutte le vele tandem disponibili in Israele e il Dual e' sicuramente il migliore per me. Bel lavoro Bruce.

Ohad Sahlove, pilota biposto,...

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I primi Dual hanno ricevuto delle ottime recensioni dai piloti biposto in giro per il mondo.
Il Dual offre un livello nuovo di controllo ai piloti Tandem.

Il Dual offre un livello nuovo di controllo ai piloti Tandem.

13-09-2013

Permettendoti di controllare la vela in ogni condizione con meno forza.



Bruce lo chiama controllo potenziato, e vuol dire che i freni sono sensibili trasmettendo molte più sensazioni termicando.



Il Dual ha completato la certificazione con Air Turquoise in Villeneuve.



Il test di carico è...

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A film from two epic flights presenting the Tala in it's natural environment.

05-08-2013

Filmed during an amazing flight from Col de Bleyne to Saint-Vincent-les-Forts and a valley tour in Morzine, France this film presents our EN-C paraglider; the Tala. 

The Tala is for pilots looking for an EN-C rated, accessible, high performance wing. The Tala is a good all round wing that...

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This first Diva prototype arrived but we had to tear it off Bruce after his first flight.

This first Diva prototype arrived but we had to tear it off Bruce after his first flight.

29-07-2013

We have just received our first prototype of our new EN-D wing: the Diva! We had to tear the wing off Bruce since he loved it so much. He comments: “Yesterday, I received the Diva and flew it for 2 hours in big Austrian mountains. At only 21 square meters flat it felt really good. Launch is very...

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We have just finished our product video for the Wasp! check it out!

03-07-2013

We had a great day flying around Moustieres-Saint-Marie, France and shot these images of our EN-B glider, the Wasp! Enjoy.





The Wasp is designed for the pilot who want to continue to progress after leaving flight school or the recreational pilot looking for a safe reliable wing that uses the...

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The LUNA paramotor wing (on full reflex) has a cool anti-shooting/collapsing behaviour

01-07-2013

We have been testing the reflex behaviour of our LUNA paramotor wing at blown out Gourdon  and it has been reacting as expected!



When we pushed the wing to overshoot the pilot it doesn’t frontal and just flies back into position.



Amazing.





The Luna is now available for...

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Siamo lieti di avere David CHAUMET nel nostro team di vendita!

26-06-2013

Siamo lieti di avere David CHAUMET nel nostro team di vendita! Ci aiuterà a gestire il reparto vendite BGD (Francia) . David vola dal 1989 e ha fatto parte della squadra di parapendio francese 2002-2008. Ha numerosi titoli tra cui un podio  nel campionato del mondo della classe 5 ...

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Siamo lieti di avere David CHAUMET nel nostro team di vendita!

Another crazy castle takeoff at Segura de la Sierra during the FIA El Yelmo festival

30-05-2013

This was during the monumental acro show for the FIA El Yelmo festival 2013. Ant Green went off first followed by a load of crazy acro pilots! It was a good show for the public!

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Ant took the Wasp off the Castle this year for the Monumental Acro Show and nailed the take-off, again.

29-05-2013

After a huge road trip out to Cortijos Nuevos, Spain, Ant arrived to some exceptional flying conditions for the 14th edition of the FIA El Yelmo festival. The organization decided to hold the event a little earlier in the year and it really paid off. Pilots were greeted with beautiful spring...

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Ant took the Wasp off the Castle this year for the Monumental Acro Show and nailed the take-off, again.
APX turned out to have great weather!

APX turned out to have great weather!

21-05-2013

We were pleasantly surprised to arrive to exceptional flying conditions during the APX event in Annecy, France. Hope to see you there next year!

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Come meet us at APX - Annecy, France 19-20 May

17-05-2013

Due to weather Kossen has been cancelled so we will head to the land of the frogs for some french thermals and cheese! Come meet us at our stand and test out our wings.

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Come meet us at APX - Annecy, France 19-20 May
Rain or shine we will be at APX!

Rain or shine we will be at APX!

17-05-2013

Photo - Ant Green checking a demo on his way to APX. Everything except the weather looks good!

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Tutta la nostra gamma di parapendio ora è certificata !

26-04-2013

Dopo un  viaggio lampo   di 24 ore siamo arrivati a  Villeneuve per consegnare i Tala . Missione compiuta ! Siamo tornati a casa a sud della Francia, con gli occhi gonfi e bottiglie di champagne!  Il Tala S, ML e il Wasp S, M, L hanno passato tutte la certificazione !...

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Tutta la nostra  gamma di parapendio  ora è certificata !

Bruce Goldsmith Design - About us.

24-04-2013

Ecco perché facciamo paragliders - per condividere il nostro mondo con gli altri. 

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Volo faccia a faccia in parapendio - Monaco

05-04-2013

A Green & Goldsmith tea party over Monaco... or filming a interview.

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The first production Tala's have arrived with pilots worldwide.

The first production Tala's have arrived with pilots worldwide.

02-04-2013

The first production Tala's have spread across the world and we are getting very interesting feedback from the dealers and customers. There appears to be a common thread in their experiences. So far 10 Tala M's are out there and this is what 4 of those ten had to say about their wings:



- Tivoli,...

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Anthony decides to fly the Tala S with 200kg

12-03-2013

Stubai was mad for us this year.

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Acro tests at Gourdon on the Tala M

05-03-2013

Gourdon is more snowy than normal, with nearly half a meter of snow on take-off. This day we went out to do some Acro manouvers on the Tala to see how it handles them.



From the video you can see that the SAT is really good with an amazingly low sink rate.



The Tala also does heli's but due to...

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È uscito il primo Wasp nella combinazione colori 'Coral'

20-02-2013

Il Wasp è stato annunciato con 3 schemi di colorazione nuovi rispetto al Tala e uno di questi è lo schema Coral.



Abbiamo appena visto la prima vela e ne siamo molto soddisfatti dell'aspetto.



È una combinazione di colori nuova e molto forte e dalle reazioni qui nei dintorni pensiamo che...

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È uscito il primo Wasp nella combinazione colori 'Coral'
Tala L passa i test in volo e i testi di carico.

Tala L passa i test in volo e i testi di carico.

18-02-2013

Oggi il Tala L ha completato i testi in volo con la Air Turquoise a Villeneuve in Svizzera, passando senza problemi con un omologazione EN-C sia per il peso massimo che per il peso minimo.



Restano ancora da essere valutate le taglie S e ML le quali prove saranno completate a Marzo 2013.

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Tala L ha appena passato le prove di carico in Svizzera

11-02-2013

I test di carico del Tala sono stati ritardati dal maltempo in Svizzera durante Gennaio e inizio Febbraio. Finalmente dopo 3 mesi di attesa il Tala L è stato messo alla prova dalla Air Turquiose a Payerne il 9 Febbraio 2013.



Ha tenuto fino a un carico massimo impressionante di 1300kg. La media...

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Tala L ha appena passato le prove di carico in Svizzera
Una giornata passata a testare il Tala a Greolieres con un Miniplane

Una giornata passata a testare il Tala a Greolieres con un Miniplane

01-02-2013

Il Tala non è stato progettato come vela da paramotore, ma abbiamo voluto provarlo a motore per assicurarci che volasse bene anche sotto spinta. Abbiamo montato delle bretelle con trim per annullare l'effetto coppia del motore ma devo dire che l'effetto coppia era comunque pressoché...

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Tala M passa le prove in volo

09-12-2012

La settimana scorsa il Tala M ha passato le prove in volo in Svizzera col pilota collaudatore Alan Zoller.



Si è classificata con una B nella gran parte delle categorie di omologazione, e una C nella prova dell'escursione utile dei freni.



La prova dei freni è una misura dell'escursione utile...

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Tala M passa le prove in volo
Ottenere  'La Bibbia del SIV'

Ottenere 'La Bibbia del SIV'

16-10-2012

Sto ricevendo diverse domande da persone che stanno avendo problemi ad ordinare la Bibbia del SIV.



La prima cosa che serve è un iPad. Non si può visualizzare il libro su un Mac o un iPhone al momento.



Il motivo per questo è che il Mac e l'iPhone leggono entrambi formati diversi dall'iPad....

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Tala: Recensione e Voli

27-09-2012

Il nostro bancone a St. Hilaire rappresentava BGD, Airwave e anche la Bibbia del SIV. Qui noterete mio figlio, Tyr, mentre controlla un aeromobile giocattolo radiocomandato Airwave Shark ripieno di elio che galleggia sopra il nostro bancone.



A St. Hilaire abbiamo ricevuto le prime impressioni...

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Il marchio Bruce Goldsmith Design è stato lanciato a at St Hilaire.

Il marchio Bruce Goldsmith Design è stato lanciato a at St Hilaire.

18-09-2012

Dopo il 20 Settembre 2012 i nuovi progetti di Bruce Goldsmith verranno prodotti sotto il marchio Bruce Goldsmith Design.



Tutti i modelli precedenti di Bruce Goldsmith continueranno a essere venduti sotto il marchio Airwave Gliders Ltd.

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