The flying of our dreams
The best-selling PPG Bible, in its fifth edition, takes you from “first sight to first flight” and way beyond.
And for future teachers of the sport there’s the Paraglider & Paramotor Instructor Book.
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.
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.
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.
In early May, 2012, a wing suited "BASE" jumper died after leaping from a tandem paramotor. His parachute never opened (we think our sport is unforgiving). It's a calamity for the jumper, his family, and the paramotor pilot who was, no doubt, a friend. Note: this is...
This was introduced in PPG Bible edition 6, but here is the latest advice on before-training exercise. Here are some basic suggestions: Cardio. Anything that gets you breathing hard for at least 20 minutes helps with endurance, especially running. It’s valuable for...
Drowning has been among the most lethal events in paramotor flying up until 2017 when flotation became common. But there's more to it. This video includes testing where a bunch of pilots actually go into the water with sometimes surprising outcomes. Statistics do...
Most accidents happen for predictable and preventable causes: Poor training, steep maneuvering, especially near the ground, water and turbulence are big risks in that order. If water landing is a possibility, have an auto-inflating device in your paramotor. If...
See Paraglider Certification There is no paramotor certification. That's too bad because there is a lot of room for improvement, especially regarding prop-strike protection and torque mitigation. I can imagine a fairly simple set of tests that result in a safety...
Powered Paragliding Bible 5
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
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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?