Tandem Aerobatics Reloaded

Tandem Aerobatics Reloaded Two years have passed since I began the Tandem Aerobatics Project ! 1013 tandem flights recorded. And these, these are the numbers of this statistical study of mine: Out of all these flights, 78 % were acro flights(SAT or looping at least: – 65 % were top-level aerobatic ( hellie & connections…

Metagliding Himalaya

Special tandem flight with regular customer in the Thorung-La Pass, Annapurna Himalayan range. Date 21-22 05 2012. Take-off 5000 m, max alt 6000 m (cloudbase), landing 4100 m ASL. Flight duration 1 hour. We have flown the next day as well, take-off 5300m, max alt. 5300 m, duration 1 hour, landing 3700 m ASL. Metagliding…

Tandem Helicopter

Following up my rule of training on the tandem, in March 2011, I came to perform nice and safe wing-overs, SAT’s and loopings. Still there was one more essential step to take: the ellusive Helicopter. Notorious amongst tandem acro maneuvers, the helicopter is regarded as “dangerous and unpredictable” because of the high risk of shoot…