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Compass AirSports - NEWS
  • 9/14/21

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Nothing but pure FUN!!!

  • 8/29/21

Congratulations to David for his first thermic flight. Harry and Mackinsey will be towing soon. Their gear is being worked on now. Alex is already taking his first low altitudes flights. Long Intro session with Veronika. Having briefly flown paragliders some 18 years ago, she is now considering joining the local club. Tom scored a very good day this week too, first lift off. Admirations!!!

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  • 8/14/21

"GREAT JOB" to Steph, Tom, Harry, Mackinsey, Divya, Andrew, Alex, Ashish, Tyler and of course to the group from Iowa driving all the way...and to everyone else this past 2 weeks. Their determination and love for the sport were AMAZING.  

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  • 7/29/21

Tandems, tandems, tandems...We continue to be the busiest tandem operation in the state of Wisconsin and the month of July gave us no break from that. We extend our appreciation to all our customers who came and flew with us this month. Weather was a factor as always but everyone communicated with us spot on and nothing was missed. Harry, Mackinsey, Alvin...and more. 

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  • 7/11/21

We are back from Macedonia. We met some good old friends while there. And made many new. Got to fly fantastic new for us places, like the one at Lake Ohrid on the border between Macedonia, Greece and Albania. Mavrovo was another gem in our trip. At the FAI Accuracy Landing competition there we scored 11th. Not the best but the competition was fierce. WE LOVE MACEDONIA!!!

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  • 6/22/21

Some real long flights were done this months. The conditions have been superb and the club pilots went out and beyond on pretty much any flyable day. XC in Wisconsin rocks.

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  • 6/2/21

We had another memorable week. The Illinois paragliding club paid us a visit. Jaro, Kury and Braveheart took up to the sky above the Wisconsin River together with Dmitry, Curt, David, Josh, Adam. Dylan did his first high altitude tows on his new Mojo6. Steph made her first steps into paragliding and we are honored to have more female presence in our club. Paul brought the second winch so we can be more efficient and meet the demand for flying. Conditions delivered for a great day.

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  • 5/23/21

Escaping the "pull" of the small hill and skying out is always a challenge. But quite rewarding once a reality. Last week Adam had a few solo XC flights and got to enjoy his Air Design Vivo to the fullest. Josh did his first tows and soon will be joining us thermalling in the sky over Wisconsin.

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  • 5/8/21

David Marthe, Adam and I stole a day away from work and made a trip to the M. Petho from Delaware visited Wisconsin and we found a good day to take him up for a flight. It is always fun sharing the sky with first timers.

  • 4/24/21

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Winter in Wisconsin is over...These beautiful flying days just make it official. Full on club preparation for the summer. Dylan got his shiny Mojo6 and is now ready to rock the sky. Brian rejoined us after a good 6 months break. Vlad from Michigan visited for a day to pick up his Gin glider...and more

  • 4/17/21

April delivered no snow and some real good practice days. Dmitry, Jack and Dylan are now waiting for their new gliders from Ozone but that doesn't stop them from improving their skills while using the club's "toys" on any given day. Here is a preview of a recent good day... 

  • 3/30/21

Josh has been expressing interest in adding free flying to his already existing powered paragliding skills. It is always great when you find a way to enjoy flying the whole day. Jack is now deep into his P2 skill set build-up and first efficient towing became a reality. Going higher and reaching further with every flight. Towing, towing, and more towing on any flyable day! And we now have a 4-legged talisman ;)

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  • 3/14/21

Much free flying was done this past few weeks. We even managed to steal a good soaring day at the old Letter M hill. Dylan did his first tandem instructional flight on the winch and after a few more close to the ground session will be soon ready to solo 

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  • 2/6/21

Nick received his speed riding Ozone Fazer 4  and of course we went to the park to enjoy it. Other guys showed up so once again it was a one happy day with the crew. The end of the day was reserved for cleaning and repacking some PPG reserves

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  • 1/29/21

We are having some great progress this mont. Jack finished his P1 with flying colors and after his first Tandem on the Ride 3 is now ready to start soaring high on his P2 near Sauk City. Dylan began his P1 first steps/flights and after 3 short days under the Falco is already showing his talent at practice. The days are now again getting longer...:)

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  • 1/19/21

Cold? We don't think so. It's all about the right outfit and today we proved it once again. This time with Dylan.

  • 12/31/20

December brought bad weather. Rain and wind were a frequent condition that we hat to deal with. Despite that, we managed to sneak out a few flyable days along the ridges at Bender Park on the lake Michigan as well as some powered paragliding XC trips north of Lake Wisconsin. Greg, Kory, Curt, Adam, Tom....all toughed it out well.

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  • 12/5/20

Jack is progressing really well. Some more ground handling work we will need to work on the runway before towing but his overall approach towards to the sport is fantastic. 

  • 11/6/20

November rolled out. Following the success of our recent paragliding tours, we had to get back to work. Flying over the fading colors of Wisconsin continues...The months was dedicated to exploring the Platteville, WI letter M hill.

  • 10/4/20

Idaho's Horse Shoe Bend flight park held the second-ever Accuracy Landing competition in the United States. Our club had to go! The competition was very modest mainly due to the fact that Covid prevented many of the world-class pilots from attending. Scott and LD were very accommodating and friendly with all. Nick and Adam scored well with the multiple take-off sites and the constantly changing conditions during the event. We also got to fly at King Mountain, Sun Valley, BOB and Sky Ridge. What a trip!

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  • 9/26/20

We have just returned from 3 weeks in Bulgaria. Beautiful weather, great food, affordable transportation, and stunning views. Lots of flying with 2 major XC flights crisscrossing the country. 

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  • 8/25/20

We had the pleasure to pioneer a new paragliding site near Hokah, MN. Great place with really good potential for XC and high altitude flying. David, Adam, and I became the first known pilots to paraglide at this location and we are very proud to have the chance to add one more place for our club members and everyone else to enjoy. In the meantime, more lucky students shared the thrill of flight with us. Todd, Chandi, Mike, Nick, Jazz, Paras and Irem, all had unforgettable memories from the skies above WI. 

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