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Brand New Website!

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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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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今年の第43回イカロスカップのサン・ヒレールでの壮大な空

28-09-2017

素晴らしい天候と飛行条件に恵まれて、今年は誰もが楽しみました。私たちは新しい軽量レンジのエコーとリンクスを含む新しいグライダーを発表しました。...

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新しいグライダー エコーの準備が整いました!

新しいグライダー エコーの準備が整いました!

01-08-2017

ご注文を受け付けております!新しいグライダー、EN-B...

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

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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X-アルプスのためにリンクスでクラウディオ・ハイデル・シェンベルガーがトレーニング中

22-06-2017

クラウディオ・ハイデル・シェンベルガーは「世界で最もハードなレース」をEN-C...

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X-アルプスのためにリンクスでクラウディオ・ハイデル・シェンベルガーがトレーニング中
デール・コビントン USA BGDインポーターチームへようこそ! 

デール・コビントン USA BGDインポーターチームへようこそ! 

28-04-2017

デール・コビントンは、ロブ・スポラーと共にアメリカでBGDを代表する存在です。デールとロブは、アメリカ唯一2人のAPPIマスターインストラクターです。...

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世界への準備

世界への準備

19-04-2017

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Epic is out

09-02-2017

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ブルースがパラグライダーのパック方法を紹介

29-11-2016

ブルースが改良されたBGDコンサーティナバッグを使って、グライダーのパック方法を説明します。

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セールスチームに新メンバー!

セールスチームに新メンバー!

09-11-2016

BGDセールスチームに中国のパイロットYan...

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EN-C Cureのショートフィルムが完成!

26-10-2016

施設に入ったある男性がEN-Cureに出会うという素晴らしいショートフィルムです。制作編集はMaeva GiacomettiとRody Guyot。

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Mathis RUHLはオープンクラスEN/DでEN-C Cureを使い、6位に、現在もC.F.DのEN-Cカテゴリーで勝利しています。

Mathis RUHLはオープンクラスEN/DでEN-C Cureを使い、6位に、現在もC.F.DのEN-Cカテゴリーで勝利しています。

27-07-2016

​海に囲まれたオープンクラスパラグライダーでMathis RUHLはEN-C Cureでフライトし、オープンクラス/ EN-D C.F.Dでは6位、全体のランキングのC.F.Dスポーツカテゴリーではトップの位置につけています。Mathis...

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Zlatko KorenがX-PRYでEN-C Cureと共に8位を獲得!

27-07-2016

X-PRYでZlatko KorenとTomaž Bavdaž はEN-C...

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Zlatko KorenがX-PRYでEN-C Cureと共に8位を獲得!

Tyrが優勝!

20-07-2016

​わずか18歳のTyr

Goldsmithはアメリカのシュランで行われた大会で初出場ながら3位の父Bruce...

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シュランナショナルでEN-C Cureと共に戦ったTyr Goldsmithがスポーツクラス部門で優勝

19-07-2016

​Tyr Goldsmithはたった18歳という若さで、初めての大会にも関わらず3位の父Bruce...

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シュランナショナルでEN-C Cureと共に戦ったTyr Goldsmithがスポーツクラス部門で優勝
EN-C Cureの発売以来、パイロットたちはその楽しさに病みつきです!

EN-C Cureの発売以来、パイロットたちはその楽しさに病みつきです!

05-07-2016

Andreia

Lopesは、モンタグレで行われたポルトガル選手権においてEN-C...

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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!

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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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.

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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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.



Tyr's Track...

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

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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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!

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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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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See you all at Stubai Cup!

デュアルに新しいカラー展開!是非チェックしてみて下さい。

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自然に触発されて惹きつけられたパイロット達、新色の案を見られるでしょう。

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デュアルに新しいカラー展開!是非チェックしてみて下さい。
Flying a EN-A ADAM, Matjaz Feraric wins the PGAWC in Germany!

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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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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Bruce Goldsmith Design’s newest product will be the EN-C CURE.
The EN-B BASE has officially been certified in S, M, ML, and L sizes!

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

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,

fabric...

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We have just heard that our BASE has passed flight tests in the M size!

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Upon the first submission our EN/LTF–B BASE has passed

flight tests in the medium size with flying colors! “We spent a lot of effort

perfecting the safety characteristics of this wing, I am really happy with the final

product.” comments Bruce. The S, ML,...

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We have just heard that our BASE has passed flight tests in the M size!
The EN-A ​Adam takes the top 2 places in accuracy landing.

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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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 showcased the new high EN-B BASE during the Coupe Icare!

Bruce showcased the new high EN-B BASE during the Coupe Icare!

24-09-2014

Perched high on a plateau over Grenoble, France is the tiny village of Saint Hilaire-de-touvet whom hosted the 41st edition of the Coupe Icare festival last weekend. Walking through the expo felt like being Charlie in the chocolate factory with every major free flying and paramotor company...

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Herminio Cordido takes his Dual to the limit

03-09-2014

Herminio takes his Dual beyond what we thought was possible, and has fun doing it, and it all starts with a phone call from Bruce.



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Marko Hrgetić and Aaron Sanchez will compete in the AEROTHLON

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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Adam film taken with a UAV in England

22-06-2014

Some nice footage from Flying Frenzy of the Adam being used in school with a first day student.

Lovely grassy English flying site in Dorset!

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Nice film showing BGD gliders in production

16-06-2014

This film shows the modern facility where BGD gliders are made in Sri Lanka.

Includes nice images of the Laser cutter and inflation inspection system, as well as showing the excellent working conditions in the factory.

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Finsterwalder & Charly distribute BGD in Germany

Finsterwalder & Charly distribute BGD in Germany

02-06-2014

Finsterwalder & Charly are to become the exclusive distributers of BGD in Germany. The announcement was officially made at the Super Paragliding Testival in Kossen this weekend, where Charly and BGD shared a stand. Both BGD and Charly are very excited about this cooperation. The two teams...

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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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Super Paragliding Testival Kössen/Austria
David Chaumet flies 285km from his home site in Portugal.

David Chaumet flies 285km from his home site in Portugal.

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A big congratulations to David Chaumet for

flying his Tala ML from Azinha in Sierre de Estrela, Portugal to just north of

Segovia in Spain.



David said three of them launched at 12:30

and conditions were stable at first with an inversion at 1500m making...

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The new BGD paramotor blog goes on line

29-04-2014

News about BGD paramotor wings will now be kept up to date on a daily basis on the BGD Paramotor Blog.http://paramotor.flybgd.com/Picture shows the Luna22 is being tested now by the BGD team which is both faster, lighter and brighter than its larger brother, with the lovely new Brazil colour...

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The new BGD paramotor blog goes on line
The first production Caiprinha Tala arrive

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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Dual Lite, Adam ML and L all certified

15-04-2014

The Dual Lite weighs in at just 6.4 kg and is a delight to fly. During the load test the Dual Lite showed itself to be remarkably strong withstanding an amazing 8 x 300kg without breaking. That is a tested load of 2400kg.



After the Adam M got the EN/LTF-A certification a few weeks ago, the Adam...

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Dual Lite, Adam ML and L all certified

Just released: EN/LTF-A Adam - Safety in colours a short film about Bruce and Tyr learning to fly a Adam.

02-04-2014

This short film showcases our EN/LTF-A certified paraglider through the father - son connection in the Goldsmith family. Tyr, Bruce and Arna's eldest son, takes one of his first flights with the Adam showing just how safe the paraglider is.

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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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Adam gets both EN and LTF A certification

Ojovolador impressed by the Dual

21-03-2014

The Dual is getting a solid reputation as on of the best Tandem gliders on the market.

The light handing and exceptional thermalling abilities are what normally impress pilots first.

Also the great launch and landing also make the wing well suited to commercial tandem operations.



Philippe Lami...

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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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Stubai Cup from the 7th to 9th of March 2014 in Neustift / Austria
Tim and Ant Green release a short video paramotoring up the Mont Blanc!

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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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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Our Tala in the Thermik Magazin Review
195 km in the Belo Horizonte region

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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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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Be seen under the new EN-A ADAM!

The fabulous French pilot Vincent Talleu just released a very funny video review about the TALA EN-C.

28-11-2013

Baker Vincent Talleu has been producing very funny videos for a few years now! “Vincent BGD Tala review” consists of almost 10 minutes of lighthearted fun flying and reviewing the Tala.

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VOLER.INFO publishes a news piece on the Luna and Adam!

28-11-2013

VOLER.INFO is the exclusively online monthly paraglider/paramotor magazine in the market. It has lots of valuable info about our sport. Check it out at the link below!

http://www.voler.info/media/20131126A-volerinfo-news-BGD.pdf

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VOLER.INFO publishes a news piece on the Luna and Adam!
The long awaited instructional book Fifty Ways to Fly Better by Bruce Goldsmith and friends is here!

The long awaited instructional book Fifty Ways to Fly Better by Bruce Goldsmith and friends is here!

12-11-2013

Fifty Ways to Fly Better is essential for all pilots who want to reach their potential. It is packed with the latest techniques and thinking from Bruce Goldsmith and some of the world’s best pilots and instructors. The book draws on 20 years’ worth of Icaristics, Bruce’s well-regarded column...

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Matjaž Ferarič won the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup 2013, but it was a close competition!

11-11-2013

Our BGD supported pilot Matjaž Ferarič won the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup 2013 on our BGD WASP! The competition was very close, only 2cm between Matjaž and Goran. The competition was judged over 30 rounds of spot landing and in three different countries Serbia, Romania, and...

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Matjaž Ferarič won the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup 2013, but it was a close competition!
The Dual gets great feedback from pilots around the world.

The Dual gets great feedback from pilots around the world.

04-10-2013

The first Duals are getting great feedback from tandem pilots around the World. Here are a few of their comments:



I flew all the tandem wings that their are in israel. And the Dual is definitely the best for me. Nice job Bruce.      Ohad Sahlove, Tandem pilot, Tel-Aviv,...

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'Power steering' is now available on the Dual

13-09-2013

The Dual brings a better level of control to Tandem pilots.



Enabling you to control the wing in all situations with less force.



Bruce calls it powered steering, and it means the brakes are sensitive offering great feedback for thermalling.



The Dual has completed certification with Air...

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'Power steering' is now available on the Dual

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.

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

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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We are please to have David CHAUMET in charge of the French sales department!

We are please to have David CHAUMET in charge of the French sales department!

26-06-2013

We are pleased to have David CHAUMET as part of our sales team! He will in charge of the French sales department for BGD. David has been flying since 1989 and was part of the French hangliding paragliding team from 2002 to 2008. He has numerous titles including several world championship podiums in...

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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.

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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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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APX turned out to have great weather!
Come meet us at APX - Annecy, France 19-20 May

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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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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Rain or shine we will be at APX!
Our whole range of gliders are now certified!

Our whole range of gliders are now certified!

26-04-2013

After a manic 24 hour whirlwind trip to Villeneuve to deliver the perfected Talas we came home to the south of France with puffy eyes and bottles of champagne! The Tala S, ML and Wasp S,M,L all passed certification! We are now working on our next tandem wing the Dual.

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Bruce Goldsmith Design - About us.

24-04-2013

This is why we make paragliders - to share our world with others.

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Face-to-face Paragliding - 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.

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

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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The first Wasp in colour 'Coral' is out

The first Wasp in colour 'Coral' is out

20-02-2013

The Wasp has been announced with three new colour schemes compared to the Tala and one of these is Coral.



We have just see the first one and we are all pretty happy with the way it looks.



Its quite a new strong colour combination and from the reaction around here we think it will probably be...

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Tala L passes flight tests as well as the load test.

18-02-2013

Today the Tala L completed the flight tests with Air Turquoise in Villeneuve in Switzerland, passing EN-C with both bottom and top weight without issues.



The S and ML still remain to be tested and they are both scheduled to be completed in March 2013.

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Tala L passes flight tests as well as the load test.
Tala L has just passed the load test in Switzerland

Tala L has just passed the load test in Switzerland

11-02-2013

The load test of the Tala was delayed due to bad weather in Switzerland during January and also for the start of February. Finally after three weeks of waiting the Tala L was tested in Payerne by Air Turquiose on the 9th February 2013. 



She went up to an impressive 1300kg peak loading. The...

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A day testing the Tala in Greolieres with a Miniplane

01-02-2013

The Tala is not designed as a paramotor wing, but we wanted to test it to make sure that it goes well under power. I fitted trimmer risers on the glider so that we could trim out the torque effect, but I must say that I did not notice any torque effect anyway. 



We also flew with trimmers...

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A day testing the Tala in Greolieres with a Miniplane
Tala M passes flight tests

Tala M passes flight tests

09-12-2012

Last week the Tala M passed the flight tests in Switzerland with Alan Zoller.



It was B in most categories and received a C in the brake range test.



The brake range test is a measure of the range of the brakes in cm from when the brakes first come on to the stall point.



The range should...

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Getting 'The SIV Bible'

16-10-2012

I am getting quite a few questions from people who are having trouble getting hold of the SIV Bible.

First thing is that you need an iPad. You cannot look at the book on a Mac or an iphone at the moment.



The reason for this is that the Mac and iphone both read different formats to the iPad....

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Getting 'The SIV Bible'

Tala feedback and flights

27-09-2012

Our stand at St Hilaire represented BGD, Airwave and the SIV Bible. Here Tyr, my son, can be seen radio controlling the Airwave Shark helium filled blimp which floated around above our stand.



At St Hilaire we got the first feedback on the new Tala colour scheme.



There was an overwhelming...

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Bruce Goldsmith Design launched at St Hilaire.

18-09-2012

From 20th September 2012 all new designs of Bruce Goldsmith will be sold by Bruce Goldsmith Design.



All previous Bruce Goldsmith designs will continue to be sold by Airwave Gliders Ltd.

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Bruce Goldsmith Design launched at St Hilaire.