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Friend saw paraglider's death in Christchurch's Port Hills

The Press - Apr 18, 2017
A Fire Service spokesman said they were called after a paraglider "hit a barrier near the gondola". Police said the paraglider crashed and died at the scene. "No-one else was involved in the incident, which will be referred to the relevant authorities ...

Soldier and firefighter James Peter Maaka killed on Christchurch's ...

Stuff.co.nz - Apr 19, 2017
The paraglider who died after crashing in the hills above Christchurch was a decorated soldier in the New Zealand Army.

Paraglider dies after crashing in Christchurch | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ

TVNZ - Apr 18, 2017
Police are attending an incident on the Port Hills where a paraglider has crashed and died at the scene.

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Towing Aloft: Learning to Surface Tow & Aerotow Hang Gliders, Paragliders & Ultralight Sailplanes

by: Dennis Pagen, Bill Bryden
This book is for hang glider, paraglider and ultralight sailplane pilots or for ultralight pilots who wish to aerotow hang gliders. TOWING ALOFT includes: Towing equipment Towing rigs Payout winch Stationary winch Static line towing Aerotowing Boat towing Checklists Safety requirements Operating tow systems Launching, climbing, releasing on tow Flying tugs Maximizing tows Airport operations Emergency procedures ...and much more!
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Best Flying Sites of the Alps: The Complete Guidebook for Hang Glider and Paraglider Pilots

by: Oliver Guenay
The Alps region is a superb destination for hang glider and paraglider pilots. It offers great conditions above high mountains and the most amazing scenery to explore. It is the Mecca of free-flying. This guidebook details the best flying sites in Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland and France, carefully selected for their unique advantages. With many large-format photos, detailed maps and almost 300 pages of information, this is the key to unlock the secrets of the whole Alps region.
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The BHPA Pilot Handbook: The Complete Guide to Paraglider and Hang Glider Training and Advancement

by: Mark Dale

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50 Ways to Fly Better: Techniques for Paraglider and Hang Glider Pilots

by: Bruce Goldsmith
Do you know the difference between a 'sticky' and a 'fizzy' flying day? Want to learn to climb faster with the turn-reversal technique, or understand how to surf through the mountains, choosing the right lines rather than getting hammered by the valley wind?Fifty Ways to Fly Better is essential for all pilots who want to reach their potential. It is packed with the latest techniques and thinking from Bruce Goldsmith and some of the world's best pilots and instructors.The book draws on 20 years' worth of Icaristics, Bruce's well-regarded column in Cross Country magazine, and combines it with lots of completely new material - all revised and updated for today's pilots.
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