This article is from the Hanggliding and Paragliding FAQ, by Joao Geada with numerous contributions by others.
There is an active mailing list dedicated to hanggliding,
paragliding and related issues. Pilots and other interested parties
worldwide participate and can offer a wealth of information on these
topics. Any mail you (or anyone else) sends to
email@example.com will get to all subscribers on the
list. To subscribe to a mailing list, simply send a message with the
word subscribe in the Subject: field to
[mails will then be sent in digests of about 32kB], or to
if you are prepared to cope with >30 messages a day (Please notice the
"-request" in both cases!!!). The -request adresses also supports the
following subject lines:
unsubscribe (to cancel subscription)
FAQ (sends out something like this message)
Back issues of articles (and other goodies) are available from
the hanggliding archive server automated e-mail response system. Send
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with help in the message body.
is dedicated to hang-gliding, paragliding and all related subjects.
Mail sent to email@example.com is archived in
The "hang gliding archives" can be searched via the search engine
available in gopher.
Back issues of digests, photos, a pilot directory and other HG/PG
information are available on the WWW from the Hang Gliding WWW Server
(http://cougar.stanford.edu:7878/HGMPSHomePage.html) at SLAC.
Previous digest volumes may also be searched for keywords.
New (4/95) servers started collecting flying sites informations
over USA and elsewhere
even available through a sensitive map
There also is a server dedicated to Free Flying in Europe
Paragliders specifics can be found on the Big Air server