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 were separated. 4-way competition continued throughout the morning,... (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.
The competition draw was done earlier at the drop zone and brought an easier task to the 4-way teams at the World Cup, compared... (more)
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)
Did you know that the AA Class competition had the tightest field at the German Nationals?
posted: Sep 4th, 2015 The grande finale in the 4-way AAA Class competition of the German Nationals 2015 was a drama that the Sun Path Products NSL News will cover later on.
However, the battle for the silver medals between FSC Remscheid and AtomiX YUU-Skydive was still not even the most exciting part of the 4-way event. The eight teams in the AA Class created a very unusual and extraordinary leaderboard. All AA Class teams were very competitive and close to each other, so close that only one of the eight teams finished without a highscore for a round. Round 8 was the highlight of this special field of teams, when... (more)
Did you know that iFLY Seattle added a new Rookie Class project to the Indoor Cloud League activities?
posted: Sep 4th, 2015 The German Nationals 2015 have naturally received the main attention for a few days, before it will turn to the FAI World Cup 2015 on the upcoming weekend.
However, other updates have been posted in the meantime, and the Indoor Cloud League leaderboard for the month of August is almost complete.
Deb Correia reported from the Northwest that iFLY Seattle held two events this month: "The first was a 2:2 skills camp focused on bringing in some newer fliers for the Rookie Class categories. We had eight participants and eight coaches. Each person got two sessions of 1:1 coaching to start, and then... (more)
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