The flying of our dreams
The best-selling Powered Paragliding Bible takes you from “first sight to first flight” and way beyond.
Paramotoring is the flying of our dreams, offering exceptional freedom and capability, but carries great risk to the uninformed. That is why our products were created—to offer reliable, digestible information that improves success, safety, and enjoyment.
The best-selling PPG Bible takes you from “first sight to first flight” and way beyond, helping you aviate confidently in the national airspace system while enjoying the ride.
Paramotor pilots enjoy fine control, spectacular views, and practical portability in an affordable package. 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 the Master Series, Airspace, 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.
For experienced pilots wanting to teach, we worked with top instructors to develop the 400-page Paraglider & Paramotor Instructor Book.
Articles Organized by Chapters of the Powered Paragliding Bible and For Troubleshooting Problems.
We are all about education. Besides the book, we strive to make this website a repository of useful, reliable information for pilots starting or continuing their life aloft.
As such, we’ve provided several areas that get updated periodically, adding to what’s in the PPG Bible. Sometimes it’s detail that could be distracting when just learning.
There are also extra chapters that cover even more material that didn’t warrant inclusion in the book.
Accident analysis, events, and musings on the sport are added on a periodic basis.
Here is how to maximize range for the current wind conditions. For crosswinds, see below. First, a few comments about the problem. In still air, best glide speed approximates max range speed since it will be VERY close to best miles per gallon (or kilometers per...
PPG Bible 6 is off to the presses! We're working on creating an audiobook. This is a sample of Chapter 1. This is our most significant update yet--a clear, CONCISE, and professionally-illustrated guide for anyone wanting to learn, then excel as a paramotor pilot....
The ability to shipping or travel with a paramotor is one if it's greatest assets. But there are dark corners. Traveling by Airline Airline travel with paramotors is fraught with risk. Traveling by Car This is where the craft shines most brightly. There are lots of...
Collision avoidance would sure be nice to have, especially for those of us who fly in airplane-infested skies like near airports. It's our obligation as FAR 103 pilots to avoid other traffic but that's doesn't mean we will see everything. ADS-B is a system that...
Drones rock for capturing stills and video of paramotors, but laws have been enacted to limit their use and require certification. Interestingly, it takes more FAA involvement to fly a drone (unmanned aerial system or USA) than an ultralight. In the U.S., if your...
Powered Paragliding Bible 6
The widely acclaimed authoritative source on powered paragliding encompasses everything from first sight to first flight. It combines knowledge and wisdom from the multiyear #1 ranked pilot in the U.S., and many of the sport’s leading instructors. More importantly, it comes from a passion to get reliable knowledge in the hands of those who want it.
Master Powered Paragliding DVDs
the most amazing way to fly ever devised
Paramotors aren’t fast, they take a lot of effort to launch, they require an associate degree in two stroke mechanics and don’t allow you to carry much. So what’s the big deal?