The German ministry for transport and digital infrastructure BMVI confirms the acknowledgement of tests for airsports devices carried out by the...

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Acknowledgement of the test laboratory of the French Federation FFVL in Germany and situation of the Swiss test laboratory para-test.com

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PMA researches the Numbers of Paraglider Pilots Worldwide and finds 127.000 Active PG Pilots and about 26.000 Active PPG Pilots.

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PMA line color scheme, color illustration

PMA decided to recommend a uniform line color scheme for the main lines of all paragliders. This will help the safety of all pilots and especially for...

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left: Bruce Goldsmith, the new PMA president - right: Hannes Papesh (color photo)

On 18 September 2014 the PMA Annual General Meeting took place in St. Hilaire France. The PMA board of directors is voted for every second year. PMA...

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Nachrichten für Luftfahrer, Abbildung

The German Luftfahrtbundesamt LBA has published In the News for Airmen NFL II 60/14 that the new European Standard for paraglider flight tests...

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The PMA agrees that all paraglider manufacturers should contribute financially to the further development of the EN standards. In 2014/15 the EN...

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The PMA would like to take a positive and constructive stance in order to help resolve the current disputes

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The PMA members have decided to exclude Ozone from the PMA for one year

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PMA statement after glider checking of PWC Superfinal gliders at Air Turquoise on 13th February 2014

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Official PMA statement re. ENZO 2 flown in the PWC SUPERFINAL in Governador Valadares

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German ministry of transport confirms: PPG test by DGAC in France is valid in Germany

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The new CIVL/EN CC (competition class) with speed and aspect ratio limited gliders will be valid from 2015 only and not 2014 as proposed by the PMA...

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PMA recommendations to CIVL regarding FAI cat.1 competition rules

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The PMA has commissioned the first worldwide paragliding market study.

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A type testing agreement for paramotor gliders has been signed in between the test centres EAPR and DULV and the PMA. This testing agreement ensures...

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The current FAI definition of paraglider is:
Class 3: Hang gliders having no rigid primary structure (paragliders), and which are able to demonstrate...

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General statement: For legal reasons PMA cannot recommend the lifting of the CIVL ban on Open Class.

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Why do we need FAI-Classes - What is the FAI-Definition of a paraglider - What is a rigid primary structure? - and more...

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Kössen, 2009, color picture

What a Testival, Paragliding Festival and Party.

Lets do it again and keep it nice and simple was the summary of pilots and manufacturers after the...

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On Tuesday 18th of November the 4th Meeting of „The Round Table“ took place at lake Starnberger See in Germany. The participants agreed about the...

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Paragliding and hang gliding in Austria as per 2008-October-27

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Paragliding and hang gliding in Austria as per 2008-October-27

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(english not available, sorry) Die PMA Paraglider Manufacturers Association e.V. i. Gr., deren Mitglied wir sind, hat am 13. November zum “Runden...

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