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New! Flymaster Instrument Pods now available!

New!  Flymaster Instrument Pods now available!

To help those hang gliding Flymaster enthusiasts, we have developed a carbon/fiberglass instrument pod for the Flymaster SD Series and are now taking orders for them.  The prototypes are now airborne and the first run of commercial pods are out of the molds are getting their finishing touches on them!More info and online ordering can now be found at:https://instinct.pro/products/flymaster-instrument-pod Height 1.05" 27mm Length 15.25" 388mm Width 4.50" 115mm Weight* 8.8oz 250g  * weight is measured without basetube mount included We are excited about this new product announcement.  It is really our second carbon product (next to our carbon fiber camera...

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AltAir Instrument Pods - now available online

AltAir Instrument Pods - now available online

Instinct Windsports has just become AltAir's exclusive reseller of their fibreglass instrument pods.  Their pods are very unique! For all instruments - until recently all pods on the market were only for the Flytec 6030....the de-facto standard for competition instruments.  However, there is now lots of competition in this market and AltAir currently has solutions for the Digifly Air and are close to releasing their covers for the Oudie, Volarium and Flymaster flight computers.  They say you can even print your own cover on a 3D printer if you have a custom instrument!Interchangeable Covers - their Universal pod is designed...

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Mark Dowsett Awarded Senior Instructor Status

Mark Dowsett Awarded Senior Instructor Status

We are honoured to toot our own horn and mention that HPAC (or national association) has awarded Instinct's very own, Mark Dowsett with the designation of Senior Instructor.For those that may not know, that Senior Instructor designation is an honourary rating that allows the Instructor to certify/re-certify other pilots to become/stay certified instructors.  It is an honour but a big responsibility to put together a training course to ensure new candidates become good instructors.  It's obviously important as that is the only way we can make our sport grow.Mark became a hang gliding instructor in 2009 after moving to Ontario, back to...

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New Barrel Releases - now in stock

New Barrel Releases - now in stock

I will be at the Quest ReOpen next week and will have these with me. We have our popular and unique push-pull barrel releases back in stock...the only of its kind in the world!  The only pro-tow barrel release that you can push away the barrel to release, ideal for when there is no tension on the tow rope (emergency situation).   And new to the Instinct's Own product line-up is our new Minimalist barrel release Small, light, easiest to pull, easiest to stow away.  Read more about it and order online here

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Lubin and other helmets

Lubin and other helmets

We just got signed up as a Lubin Helmet reseller.  They are a Czech manufacturer that has been making helmets for decades for the hang gliding and paragliding communities.  They have some pretty slick and unique helmets that may appeal to you.Instinct's Western Canadian rep, Tyler put me back onto them as he got one of their "Suchanek" helmets last year.  Here he is ridge soaring off the coast of Australia this past winter with it on. ...and may I add that the picture is taken using one of our Instinct-made Selfie Sticks! You can check out the Lubin line-up...

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