Not a Crazy Project: Paramotor By Boat

This was Jeff Hamann’s idea. It’s a long shot, but a fun one. The idea is to buy and modify a houseboat for use as a paramotor launch and landing pad. Our own little aircraft carrier. We’d spend a couple summers, in week-long stints, exploring parts...

Paraglider Line Care

I talked with a representative from line maker cousin-trestec, asking for tips on paraglider line care. Here was his response. Avoid getting the lines wet. If they do, allow air drying as quickly as possible out of sunlight to the degree possible. Avoid high heat. As...

Icarus X Series Race Fatality

A pilot participating in the UK Icarus X Series paramotor race has died. It’s a tragedy on many levels but mostly for the family, of course. These are nearly always vibrant people in prime condition who love life. As one who competed for years in more...