Paragliding (You can help) / Parapente (Tu peux aider)
© 1998 by Jérôme Daoust ( E-mail ), version 2014/2/16

Index
What is new ? / Quoi de neuf ?
  1. Technique
  2. Test / Essai
  3. Weekly news / Nouvelles hebdomadaires
  4. Image
  5. Video / Vidéo
  6. Certification
  7. Aerodynamics / Aérodynamique
  8. Wing manufacturer / Fabricant d'aile
  9. Association
  10. Handbook / Manuel
  11. Discussion
  12. Flying site / Site de vol
  13. Reality check / Retour à la réalité
  14. Humor / Humour
  15. Miscellaneous / Divers
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Technique


Test / Essai


Weekly news / Nouvelles hebdomadaires

  1. Paragliding News - Product oriented / Nouvelles Parapente - Orienté équipement .
  2. Paraglide.be.
  3. The Oz Report. Mostly HG stuff, but sometimes news for us too.
  4. Para2000 - Recent Wings.
  5. Rough English translation of DHV - News (in German). English version (may not have the latest info).
  6. Ojovolador : Flying World, and Reader News.
  7. Rough English translation of DHV - Latest Safety Notes (in German). English version (All Notes) (may not have the latest info).


Image

High quality / Haute qualité - By order of preference / Par ordre de préférence :

  1. Xavier Murillo.
  2. SHV/FSVL.
  3. Nova.
  4. Swing.
  5. Ojovolador : The best pictures of 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003.

Collection - By order of preference / Par ordre de préférence :

  1. Gallery from the Free Fly Foundation.
  2. Andy Stocker.
  3. Olivier Montel: Albums et Vol Libre et autre.
  4. The ultimate paragliding pictures gallery.
  5. Vol Passion.
  6. Bertrand Gabolde.
  7. The flyin' frog.


Video / Vidéo

Free / Gratuit :


Certification

Wing / Aile


Aerodynamics / Aérodynamique

I you want a simpler explanation of Lift, see : Lift demons. ;-)


Wing manufacturer / Fabricant d'aile

General / Général :

Comparing specifications / Comparaison de spécifications :

Individual / Individuel :


Association


Handbook / Manuel
You can view this information on your computer at home, on the computers in the library, or through a computer rental.


Discussion


Flying site / Site de vol

Ordered by personal preference / Ordonné par préférence personnelle :

  1. Soboba (California, USA) is a thermalling and soaring site. C'est un site de vol thermique et dynamique.
  2. Marshall (California, USA) is a thermalling site. C'est un site de vol thermique.
  3. Elsinore (California, USA) is good for XC. C'est un bon site pour les XC.
  4. Torrey Pines (California, USA) is a good ridge lift site by the ocean (see Hazards). C'est un bon site de bord de mer (voir Dangers).
  5. Kagel (California, USA) is a good mountain site. C'est un bon site montagne.
  6. Blackhawk (California, USA) is great for XC. C'est un excellent site pour les XC.

Guides to flying sites over the world, rated by order of preference (related discussion):

  1. Paragliding Earth. Local: California.
  2. Para2000.
  3. Locations using Google Earth software:
  4. FlightLog.org.
  5. Leonardo / World Takeoffs.
  6. Paraglider World.


Reality check / Retour à la réalité

Ordered by personal preference / Ordonné par préférence personnelle :

  1. Paraglider Pilot Profiling .
  2. X-Rays and Photographs of Paragliding Injuries by Brian Stipak.
  3. Why Can't We Get A Handle On This Safety Thing ? by Mike Meier.
  4. Doing It With Style by Paul Gazis.
  5. Paragliders and Rowing Boats by Richard Grant.
  6. Ground Effect by Pete Powell.
  7. Warning - Unsafe Flying Conditions Ahead by Wills Wing.
  8. What If by Lowell Skoog.
  9. Listening to that Little Voice of Warning by Paul Gazis.
  10. Competitors : Good for them !
  11. It's cool to sink out by Chris Santacroce.
  12. Stopping.
  13. Death:
  14. USA association : Annual accident summary articles (under "Paragliding Articles" at bottom of page).


Humor / Humour


Miscellaneous / Divers