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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 to the road when a car approaches, sounding his horn. The pilot then over-controls the […]

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 believe a professional dealer should be a part-time or occasional or ex-pilot. The new distributor […]

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 and has been unable to work since the accident. Ms. Lin used to work as […]

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.

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 probably made more news than usual. According to news reports (not very reliable in Taiwan) […]

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 paraglider. There is video shot by one of the pilots on this news site, showing […]

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 safety concerns the Huadong valley’s scenic area authority ordered all free-flyers grounded. The local news […]

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 valleys and a 140km personal best flight in Australia. The glider still looks and flies […]