Category Archives: Local scene

Stuff about flying here in Taiwan

Green Bay pilot crashes onto TV news

A pilot at Green Bay crash landed on the main road on the coast while apparently trying to land on the beach, and made it onto TV news. The pilot can be seen attempting a landing either on or next … Continue reading

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Advance

After 8 years acting as Advance’s distributor in Taiwan I’ve decided to take a step back and pass this honor on to someone with more time and energy to invest. I simply don’t fly enough these dats and I don’t … Continue reading

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Aftermath of tandem collision at Green Bay

This news video shows some of the events that followed the crash at Green Bay in August. The passenger involved in that tandem accident is now in a back brace as a result of spinal injuries sustained in the fall … Continue reading

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Taiwan Paragliding Open

Taiwan will host a Pre-PWC comp in February. The registrations so far are mostly from around Asia. Organizer Chris Yeh is well known on the local scene and has also competed in quite a few international events.

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Pilot death in Ilan

A pilot named Lee died in an accident in Ilan on August 31st. Police have stated he fell from his harness after failing to close his buckles properly. Mr. Lee (53) was president of an electronics factory so his passing … Continue reading

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Tandems collide in Green Bay

Two tandem gliders collided at Green Bay over the weekend, though luckily no-one was injured. The sky over this site in Feitsuiwan has been very busy this summer with thousands of onlookers willing to take a ride on a tandem … Continue reading

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Tandem accident causes Luyeh site closure

A commercial tandem flight which ended in a tree has caused the site at Luyeh (Taidung) to be closed. A tour group had booked flights with the site operator and one of the flights ended in a tree landing. Citing … Continue reading

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Sigma6 for sale

My beloved Sigma6/28 is for sale. This awesome XC glider which already knows the way to many places. The first flight took me to Liukuei and since then there have been many great memories like flying over Swiss lakes, Spanish … Continue reading

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