Powered paragliding, aka Paramotoring, is the flying of our dreams.

But it can be weirdly risky to the uninformed which is why our products were created--to offer reliable, entertaining information that reduces risk and increases fun.

The best-selling PPG Bible, in its fifth edition, takes you from "first sight to first flight" and way beyond, helping you aviate confidently in the national airspace system while enjoying the ride.

New FootFlyer Coming!

We are painstakingly moving content to the FootFlyer site and it looks to be complete by June 1. This is an immense undertaking because of the shear number of articles involved. Updates are being made on some of the content and new articles have been added. It will be easier to navigate in most ways and much, MUCH easier to consume on mobile. For us it will be immensely easier to add quality new material.

Some of the articles, like for airspace, law, safety, and others have been improved and modernized.

It is a professionally designed Wordpress site with an industry standard shopping cart system.

There will be bugs to iron out, of course, but the main goodies will be immediately available, including all the articles indexed by Chapter of the PPG Bible. And a *LOT* of articles have also been linked in the same way that weren't before. Now it's just a matter of assigning a category. The user selects the category and all related articles get listed. In Wordpress nomenclature they are "posts."

When things are loaded and working, we'll do the big cutover.

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The future. 

We have fine control, spectacular views, and practical portability while enjoying an affordable way to fly. Experienced pilots make it look easy, and their skill makes it so, but sword-swallowing looks easy--just shove the thing down your throat, right? You bet there's more than meets the eye!

The PPG bible, along with Risk & Reward (video) and other information available here can help you survive and prosper at this incredible trip to the skies. Plus, we'll try to keep you entertained in the process. This is, after all, all about fun.

Go here for deals on paramotor education combos.

Get good training! Go here to see if your Instructor / School makes the grade.

Airspace for Powered ParaglidingGo here for an informative overview of airspace as it applies to ultralight pilots, particularly PPG pilots. Know where class E and G airspace is. That's where we fly.

This image shows all the basic parts of a powered paraglider in an easy-to-see graphical form and has other information for new pilots. There is a huge bunch of info, categorized by book chapters, under Educational.

Master Powered Paragliding DVDs

The Master series of videos takes a new pilot to the next level of paramotor flying. They show concisely how to master maneuvers and techniques that improve pilot skills, handle higher winds, handle more turbulence, fly more precisely and a host of others.

Employing various camera techniques, mounts, animations, and graphics, Master Powered Paragliding makes the subject matter clear and shows how the techniques are done. This isn't a "show-off" production, but rather a training tool, with emphasis on clarity. Each 70 to 100+ minute edition is carefully narrated and tightly cut with music. They are entertaining but, above all, they are effective.

High Def video and other tools improve quality. Steadicam, helmet cam, and a swiveling frame-mount cams have made for a professional product. Frame cameras let the viewer see pilot actions up close. More than anything else, advanced 3-D animation has been employed in places where it makes the clearest presentation possible. Here are more details and a trailer.


Recent Updates 2018

External Quick Links


New Combos


Instructor Book Available!


Freedom Tour Begins!


Culling the Herd


Palm Bay


Are we Free in the E?


Fatality Salton Sea


Airpark Land For Sale


Brake Use for Safety


Flying in the Rain


Throttle Cable Frayed




Surviving Sylmar


Filing a NOTAM


Paramotor to OSH


Action & Reaction


Power Lines Crash


Prop Strike Prevention


Avoid Maiming


Equipment Safer/Better?


Is This Legal?


Fixing It


Not Again






Beach Blast 2017



Recent Update Archives

Online charts, PPG weather TFR'sTFR's (FAA), I-Charts, 3-D Airspace, Chart Users Guide

Calculators: Density Alt, True Air Speed, Props

Misc: PPG Map, PPG Discussion Groups PPGTruth, Para2000, Life Insurance, FAI Comp Rules

Video: Video: PPG Waterski, Electric PPG, Portable PPG

Graphics: PPG Wallpaper, Wheelchair PPG, Brochure

Weather: Best Radar Loop, Launch Code, xc Skies, NOAA Balloonist


Observations (more)

by Jeff:

"The more you see the world in black and white, the less accurate is your picture."

"It's not how many hours you have; it's what you've done with the hours you've had."

"Intelligence plays second fiddle to motivation for actually getting things done."

"Regarding people: Leave 'em better than you found 'em."

"If there's air there, it should be flown in."

"Tolerance is the grease of a healthy society."

"Just because a saying is elegant doesn't mean it's true."

"How can you tell when your paramotor is about to quit? It's running."

"We're not paramotor pilots. We're mechanics who occasionally test our work."

"You can lead a brain to knowledge, but you can't make it think."

and Others:

"If you want to make enemies, try to change something." - Woodrow Wilson

"Take your life into your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: there's no one to blame." - Erica Jong

"Life is a learning curve, enjoy the climb."
  - Jeff Goin & Tim Kaiser

"We fly at the pleasure of the people, piss enough of them off and we won't fly anymore."
  - Jerry Daniele

"I don't believe in pilot error. Every trip, tumble, and bruise was executed by me flawlessly."
  - Jim Doyle



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1. Skimp on maintenance at your own peril. Eventually, it will catch up!
2. See what could be a better paramotor.
3. Just for fun:, hanging out the window of a Boeing 737.



© 2018 Jeff Goin & Tim Kaiser   Remember: If there's air there, it should be flown in!