Useful Tools

icon FlyXCFlyXC.app
FlyXC.app is a flight visualization and planning tool, inspired by Tom Payne's XCPlanner.
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Icon ThermiXCThermiXC
ThermiXC is a XC planning tool for cross country pilots by Bernd Gassner, similar to Tom Payne's XCPlanner. The focal point is thermal data. The Thermix XC Planner shows you the results of multiple thermal models and igc track evaluations.

Icon PG EarthParagliding Earth
ParaglidingEarth is a paragliding sites guide. On the wiki style, it is a contributive database : everyone is kindly invited to add or edit the information on PG sites
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Icon PGSpotsParagliding Spots
Paraglidingspots.com is a non-profit website for Paragliding (and Hang gliding) pilots who want to discover new flying areas. With a simple download you get a free of charge 'KMZ'-database with so far over 15.000 international launches and landing zones, for browsing with Google Earth. Additionally, they offer waypoint files for GPS navigation instruments.
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Icon PG MapParaglidingMap
Misson: To show paraglider pilots where it's flyable using a simple but powerful interactive map. Pilots can click icons to drill down to the details where necessary.
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Icon hikeandfly.orgHike & Fly Planner (formerly parange.ch)
hikeandfly.org (formerly parange.ch) is a Hike and Fly planner for Paragliders. The tool calculates the region a paraglider can reach in theory by gliding from a chosen starting location and elevation.

Icon Task CreatorJulien's Task creator
It's an application that's designed to make it really easy to create and manage high-quality waypoint sets for competition/XC.
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Icon Waypoint PalnnerUlric's Waypoint Planner
It's an application that's designed to make it really easy to create and manage high-quality waypoint sets for competition/XC.
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Icon WindyWindy
Windy (also known as Windyty) is an extraordinary tool for weather forecast visualization.
Windy brings you all the world's leading weather forecasting models: global ECMWF and GFS, plus local NEMS, AROME and ICON (for Europe) and NAM (for the USA).
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Icon meteo-parapenteMeteo-Parapente
Soaring Weather Forecasts specially designed for flight and paragliding.
Meteo-Parapente is an attempt to provide useful forecasts for paragliding and other outdoor activities.

XC Skies Soaring Forecast Maps & Tools
Icon XCSkies Interactive soaring forecast maps and tools for virtually every flyable location on planet Earth.
Our goal is to provide timely and highly useful soaring forecasts to allow pilots to make better decisions on when and where to fly.

Paragliding Simulator by ParaglidingLogbook.com
Icon PGSim Simulate a cross country flight all over the world, with high realism of the paraglider dynamic and air conditions. Turn the thermals, center the core and exploits the dynamic slope wind.
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