Just returned from Austria where we participated in the Paranoia Acrobatixx competition. During only 2 days 4 successful tasks were done and in the final everybody jumped from helicopter above the beautiful Zell am See. However starting from the mountain we could make only 3 maneuvres (but 5 from the helico), I think all the pilots enjoyed the contest a lot.
Last thursday I took Gábor’s G-Force to try some MacTwists and to check if the length of the brake is comfortable to enter the maneuver. However I already made lot’s of MacTwist with my glider probably I still do something wrong, because I twisted again exactly the same way like few weeks ago…I tried to spin the glider immediately to resolve the twists but somehow I turned further together with the glider and maybe even got some more twists (I’m not sure). Finally I was locked in Full Stall and threw the rescue.
Raul Rodriguez has established a World Record of turns in Infinity Tumbling, the 15th of June 2006, at Passy Plaine-Joux !
Jumping out of a helicopter at the same height as the Mont Blanc (4807 m), Raul started for an incredible descent while realising 111 Infinity Tumbling with his NIVIUK N-Gravity.
He landed at Passy Plaine at Plaine-Joux where he was welcomed by the delighted public and the mayor of Passy, who gave Raul the medallion of the city of Passy, becoming in this manner citizen of honour.