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Replacement Interval for Paragliding Carabiners

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Replacement Interval for Paragliding Carabiners

Replacement Interval for Paragliding Carabiners. Paragliding carabiners have a recommended replacement interval. Do you know how often you should carabiners on your harness?

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Connecting MipFly One to your computer

Posted by Martin Havel on

Connecting MipFly One to your computer

To connect MipFly One to your computer follow these steps: Turn on the MipFly One Press and hold MENU button for 3 seconds You left two button to navigate to GENERAL > press MENU button to confirm selection You left two button to navigate to MASS STORAGE > press MENU button to confirm selection Connect your MipFly One to a computer using USB to Micro USB cable You computer will recognise the instrument as external hard drive To disconnect eject MipFly One as external hard drive gracefully HOLD F TO EXIT      For more detailed information go to  MipFly One User Manual...

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How to measure circumference of your head?

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How to measure circumference of your head?

The measurement should be taken with a device that cannot be stretched, such as a flexible metal tape measure. Wrap the tape snugly around the widest possible circumference - from the most prominent part of the forehead (often 1-2 fingers above the eyebrow) around to the widest part of the back of the head. Try to find the widest way around the head. Remeasure 3 times, and take the largest number.

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Thermals, Clouds, Collectors, Wicks and Triggers and Thermalling Technique

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Thermals, Clouds, Collectors, Wicks and Triggers and Thermalling Technique

Collection of articles on Thermals, Clouds, Collectors, Wicks and Triggers and Thermalling Technique by paragliding pilot Will Gadd

Will talks about Thermalling Technique relevant to paragliding and hang gliding. How to find the next thermal, thermal indicators the clouds, thermal collectors, wicks and thermal triggers.

The 3 most common thermalling mistakes and how to thermal better by paragliding pilot Toby Colombé.

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How to calculate the price for used 2nd hand paraglider?

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How to calculate the price for used 2nd hand paraglider?

There is no silver bullet to calculate the sale price for 2nd hand glider, this should get you close to the reasonable sale price for current or superseded models for gliders with 100, 300 or 400 hours. Price New $4,900 - 10% GST = -$450 $10 per hour @ 100 hours -$1,000 Superseded model -$400 per model, (if superseded by two models -$800) Damage, ground handling hours, stains $200 Sale Price: $2,850 You can also do $15 p/h for the first 100 hours, $10 p/h for 100-300 hours and $5 p/h for over 300 hours. What skews the result most...

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