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Video – Soaring in Monterrey, Mexico

Monterrey is one of the few places in Mexico where there is regular soaring activity. Kees Bleijenberg is working with the Mexican civil aviation authorities for broader acceptance of gliding and also putting energy into promoting gliding as a sport in a country with excellent, yet mostly untapped, soaring weather. The YouTube video is by…

[Video] A Gliding Day Dream

Thanks to reader Skyler for tipping us off to this dreamy video taken at the 2012 Cowley Gliding Camp in Alberta, Canada by Doran Clark and Don Hammond of Rocket Productions. Gliders come from vast distances to participate in this summer event.

[HD Video] First Flight of the Quintus M

Schempp-Hirth recently finished the brand new high performance, self launching, 23 meter wingspan glider, the QUINTUS M. The test flight was done by the president of the company,Tilo Holighaus on December 23, 2011. On this 6-1/2 minute video you can see it fly, including an interview with Tilo. The interview is in German with English subtitles.