Did you know that Round 1 in 8-way is a world record opportunity?
posted: Sep 8th, 2015 It was the Sun Path Products NSL News story on August 25th, 2014, that evaluated the chances whether the Golden Knights would be able to break the standing 31-pointer world record for a single round that they have owned since 1997.
The topic came up when the competition draw at the FAI World Meet 2014 included the sequence M,4,1 in Round 4 of the 8-way competition. The Golden Knights are not in Teuge for the FAI... (more)
Did you know that Gary Smith and Joey Jones started the World Cup's Coaches Corner?
posted: Sep 8th, 2015 Two rounds have been completed in 4-way Open at the FAI World Cup 2015, and the judges are finishing off the 4-way work with a few missing videos and the four teams in 4-way Women.
The French Girls matched the second highest score behind NMP-PCH Hayabusa with the 21-pointer for Round 1 and outscored the French Open Class lineup by a point. Hayabusa lost a point in Round 1 and was only one point ahead. However, the Belgians picked up the pace in Round 2 and left the rest of the field in the dust. Russia's Black Cat lineup is still... (more)
Did you know that the FAI World Cup 2015 is in full swing?
posted: Sep 8th, 2015 The FAI World Cup 2015 is now in full swing. Event organizer Mike Pennock ordered all teams in all events to the drop zone on Tuesday morning, as weather and flight regulations would allow meet action at least until noon.
The Cessna Caravans took off at 8 AM, and it was easier this morning to maneuver the jump planes than yesterday, when the wet grass and soil made it much more difficult. In fact, one of the jump planes got stuck in the soft ground for a while.
The plan for the day changed later, and the 4-way and 8-way teams... (more)
Did you know that the Fun Flag is in French possession at the FAI World Cup 2015?
posted: Sep 7th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News has successfully transitioned from Saarlouis and the German Nationals 2015 to Teuge and the FAI World Cup 2015.
The event in Germany was concluded with the award ceremony on Saturday evening, and the opening ceremony in the Netherlands took place at a small castle near the skydiving center of Teuge on Monday evening. Henny Wiggers flew in the Dutch flag to a very small target where a reception followed the official opening ceremony.
Did you know that AtomiX YUU-Skydive and FSC Remscheid battled throught ten rounds this time?
posted: Sep 6th, 2015 The Sun Path Products NSL News has hardly covered much of the AAA Class 4-way competition at the German Nationals so far. Airbus Illertissen once again walked away with the gold medals, as the defending champions did last year.
The best battles for German 4-way and 8-way medals took place in the AA Class categories, as the Sun Path Products NSL News reported earlier. However, this does not mean that the AAA Class competition did not have its own exciting competition.
The gold medals were not contended for, while the situation behind Airbus Illertissen offered everything that teams and audience... (more)
Did you know that the national 8-way teams are eying each other carefully?
posted: Sep 5th, 2015 The 4-way competition was completed after ten rounds in Germany, and the 8-way teams have been in action for a few hours after the last round in 4-way on Thursday, and for the whole Friday.
There is no serious competition for the best German 8-way team, Airbus Munchen, the defending champion with a new lineup this year. The Airbus 8-way lineup now consists of the complete Airbus Illertissen and FSC Remscheid 4-way teams.
Team Sudwest has been training for several years, also with changing lineups, and tries once again to get within striking distance of the dominating German 4-way and 8-way... (more)