Paragliding in India webpages

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Indian XC league websites

Latest flights on Xcontest
Latest flights on Leonardo
Leonardo 2018
Leonardo 2017
Leonardo all time
Leonardo Worldwide 2018
Leonardo Worldwide 2017
XContest India
XContest world
Official National CIVL FAI Ranking

Flying sites, PG Waypoints and Maps

Bir wikivoyage page
Panchgani wikitravel page
Bir waypoints wpt
Bir waypoints cup
Panchgani waypoints FS.wpt
Panchgani waypoints CompeGPS.wpt
Panchgani waypoints cup
Flying sites in India
XCSoar map, Himachal and Uttarakhand
XCSoar map Maharashtra(Panchgani, Kamshet etc.)

PG Apps/Tech

Android app, free while in beta, generates FAI valid igc files accepted in competitions
XCSoar: Open Source flight computer for any device
XCtrack: flight computer and log your flight to
LK8000: flight computer for android and winCE
Gaggle andoid app
XC Planner
Simulator - Fly from any takeoff in the world!
Convert IGC to KMZ colored by climb, like leonardo
Google Earth for Android

PG Insurance

Paragliding Association group policy
AXA Thirdparty, including emergency rescue costs
AXA Comp&Holiday - Third Party Liability Insurance and Pilot Accident Insurance
Global Underwriters Travel with additional riders
Patriot Travel with additional riders

PG Weather

Bir weather briefings
Interpreting RASP webcast
World wide RASP
Windytv, also Android and iphone app
CIMSS Satellite Image
IMD Satellite Image
Weather Geek McLeodganj
Weather To Fly - Understanding weather
World wide flying weather
How Paraglider Pilots Should Read a Skew-T

Taxi service

Bir - Manohar +91 98570 08842
Bir - Manjeet +91 98822 65919

PG Forums, blogs and websites

Indian Paragliding Forum
International Paragliding Forum
This website source code
Report issues, suggestions for this website
Indian XC on Facebook
Top 40 Paragliding blogs
Reddit Freeflight

PG Competitions, events, tracking and logging

Accuracy Pre-Worldcup India 2018
Panchgani Open 2018
1st Sikkim Red Panda International Accuracy Open Championship 2017
Update or get your FAI CIVL ID before competitions
4th PAI Paragliding India Accuracy Comp 2017
Panchgani Open 2017
Bir XC Retrieve telegram group, no general chit-chat, PLEASE READ THE ABOVE LINK BEFORE JOINING
XCRT Panchgani
Panchgani XC Retrieve telegram group, no general chit-chat, PLEASE READ THE ABOVE LINK BEFORE JOINING

PG Schools, courses, guided flying, tandem flying, in India

Fly Nirvana, Kamshet
Indus Paragliding, Kamshet
Temple Pilots, Kamshet
PG-Gurukul, Bir
Himalayan Sky Safaris, great place to find local info about flying in Himalayas

Flying Gear

Axis, Niviuk, Flytec, Woody Valley, BGD - Gurpreet +919816525205
777 - Raghav +91 98802 83946
BGD - Naren +91 94482 25707
UP, Flymaster - Hiren +91 98211 44488
Air Design - Amit Negi +91 98800 83760
Ozone, Advance, Gradient and Sky - Debu +91 98163 35397
Ozone, Advance, Gradient and Sky - Bhagtu- +91 98056 78478
Nova, Little Cloud - Kaushal - +91 98165 44803
Nervures- Nakul +91 9811424477
Glider checks and repair - Ravi +91 98057 02584

Epic flights in India

Julien Le Guen · 23.3.2017 · 163.07 km across Himalayas
Julien Le Guen detailing his flights across Himalayas from Dharamshala to Pohkara
Oriol Fernandez and Olivier Laugero fly Zanskar
Alexey Druzhinihn's flights from Billing to Leh and back
Across Himalaya hike and fly
Himalayan Odyssey hike and fly
Nick Jaffe · 166.3 km XC free flight Indian record
Debu Choudhury · 256.44 km triangle Indian record
Philipp Zellner · 24.10.2017 · 196.39 km FAI triangle Indian record
Alexandr Ozerkov · 107.7 km FAI triangle at Bir
Jigish Gohil · 98.7 km FAI triangle at Bir, Fly flats
Vistasp Kharas · 103.4 km Panchgani to Pawana
Doarama visualizations flying in India

PG Tips/learning

Articles by Tim
Jerome's tips
Flybubble articles
Cloudbase Paragliding Australia Tips videos
Flybubble Videos Podcasts
Judith Mole Podcasts
Articles by Tom Payne
Learn all about weather from UK Met Office
The Skygod Website
SIV with Jocky Sanderson
For all that you wanted to know and never knew where to find
Knowledge server

More about Pagaliding

Flying Stories with Badari - Youtube channel
Paragliding and other adventure in India
Paragliding video channel on Vimeo
Kubo and Andrej's adventure videos
Stories that Glide. Glide Bir Billing youtube channel
Collection of Paragliding videos
Nick Neynens Himalayan Vol-Biv
Chrigel & Michael Maurer take us on a epic flight through Swiss Alps
Benjamin Jordan's photo bombs, stories from India and elsewhere
Short story from a plane crash survivor