Exciting news – Bruce Goldsmith joins Advance!
Bruce Goldsmith will be joining the Advance design team in Spring 2010 – read the full press release here. Exciting times ahead!
Trying to lose weight after Christmas…?
…then check out the new Axess 2 Air lightweight harness Available from end January in three sizes: S (3.4kg), M (3.6kg), L (3.8kg). RRP: £659 See the Advance website here for full details
Win your wing!
Straight from Advance HQ in Switzerland… The best victories are those we can share in! We are celebrating Chrigel Maurer’s X-Alps 2009 victory and Andy Aebi’s 2009 World Championship win. Take advantage of your own chance to win in our competition. Win your new paraglider! It’s as easy as this: to take part in our…
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Top of the Avon xc league!
Wow, here’s a sight I haven’t seen for many a year: Don’t suppose it’ll stay that way for very long, but while it does I’m going to make the most of it 🙂
175km from XClent (near Cheltenham) to The Wash!
On Saturday 22nd August Graham Steel flew 175km from XClent to The Wash on his Omega 7 + Impress 2. He’s written an excellent account of his flight here on the flybubble website here. Congratulations on an awesome flight Graham! Click the map for an account of his flight…
Chrigel Maurer wins the X-Alps…!
…on a lightweight Omega 8 proto with a special lightweight Impress 2 harness! He arrived at Monaco on Tuesday evening, a full two days before 2nd placed Alex Hofer! An incredible achievement to him especially, and of course to all the competitors! We can but dream…
Chamonix glider testing weekends
Gavin Foster (UK Advance importer) welcomes small groups of pilots who want to test fly Advance gliders to his chalet in Chamonix (click here for details). If you buy a glider you will be refunded the cost of the stay (ie. accommodataion and food). Please contact me for more information…
My new Sigma 7 arrived yesterday… Roll on the weekend!
It arrived yesterday morning, and I have to say I’m very impressed with the whole package which includes a nicely produced manual, repair tape, a new speedbar and speedbar lines… All in all very nice 🙂 Can’t wait to fly it tomorrow in Wales if the forecast is correct! Will take it across the road…
Welcome to the world of Advance Paragliders in the West Country. If you’re a member of the Avon or Wessex clubs then I’d encourage you to contact me, Tim Pentreath, if you’re interested in buying or demoing an Advance glider or harness. Full specs of all wings and kit can be found on the Advance…