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Extension of the Scope of the Aeros Safety Directive(13.08.13)

Dear pilots, please note the extension of the scope of the Aeros safety directive: Carbon Crossbeam Check on Aeros Combat Hang Gliders Produced in 2010 - 2013 August 16, 2013 Background: Based on the in-depth study of the problem we have decided to extend the scope...[more]

DHV Safety tests of LTF A and B paragliders, Part 4(19.06.13)

Here comes part four of the DHV safety test of LTF A and B gliders. The DHV testing team chose current LTF B paragliders available on the market designated as middle to high end gliders by their manufacturers.[more]

DHV Safety tests of LTF A and B paragliders, Part 3(21.05.13)

Here comes part three of the DHV safety test of LTF A and B gliders. The DHV testing team chose again current LTF A and low-end LTF B paragliders available on the market and designed as suitable for schooling by their manufacturers. A report on current high-end LTF B...[more]

Second test series: safety check on LTF-A and B paragliders(14.08.12)

The resonance we received for our first safety check article published in DHV-Info 174 was overwhelming. Feedback was almost unanimous with comments such as “Please continue this work on all current gliders” being most often received. This article extends the initial...[more]

Warning: fatal accident – spiral dive on Swing Mistral 6(26.07.12)

A 47 year old pilot had a fatal accident after impacting while in a spiral dive at the Kandel landing field on 23.6.2012. According to GPS recordings and eye witness accounts, the pilot began the spiral dive with the Swing Mistral 6 at 250 meters over ground height....[more]

Pod harnesses test(15.06.12)

Pod harnesses are currently a very successful trend, and an increasing number of pilots are exchanging their old harnesses for new ones with built-in leg bags. However, the positive side of keeping warm on long cross country flights is also accompanied by several...[more]

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