Media Reports about Powered Paragliding

These are some of the media reports on our little sport. One interesting phenom of the last few years is the popularity of Tucker Gott’s Youtube channel. It’s not a general media outlet, but judging from his view counts, he reaches more eyeballs. The video...

Electric Paramotors

The latest happenings in the world of Electrics OpenPPG.com is the latest in electric paramotors. And it’s a completely different animal with a completely different method of distribution. I flew Rob Catto’s and talked with one of the two brothers who...

What’s New in PPG Bible 5

The world’s most complete guide to Powered Paragliding just got better. Content This turned out to be a much bigger update than originally planned with nearly every part of the book enjoying attention. As with previous editions, new or revised content reflects...

Fraud Alert: paramotors – glider.com

Thanks to Kevin Douglas for the note which we verified. Another fraudulent international website has popped up purporting to sell paramotor gear. It was brought to my attention by Kevin Douglas and I checked with one of the manufacturers listed and they indeed they do...

Paramotor on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Paramotor Makes Its Simulator Debut For the first time that we’re aware of Microsoft’s Flight Simulator X now has a paramotor available. It also has been added to Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D flight simulator. The press release says Franz Luftfahrt...

What’s New in PPG Bible 4

The world’s most complete guide to Powered Paragliding just got much better. Content This is our most important update so far, with large parts re-written, improved, and with better illustrations added. New or revised content reflects current technology and...

Sport-Link Communications For Sale

Sport Link Communications is for sale. They make headsets, radio helmets and related accessories, design, manufacture, and distribute/sell to the General and Sport aviation community, directly, thru dealers and distributors, world-wide. Products include...

Powered Paragliding App For Android and iPhone

A dedicated phone application for paramotor pilots. Stephane Nicole has created what looks like a cool app for Android Users who fly PPG. I haven’t gotten to try it yet but will offer a review after I do. There is a basic version that’s free and a paid...

2011 Video News & Reviews

For a period in 2011 I harbored the delusion that I would be able to output periodic news articles from around the sport. It was cool while it lasted but other projects took too much time and I think had greater contribution. These are retained for possible historic...

Paramotor City Property For Sale

Famous Albuquerque Flying Site for Sale Yup, it’s true, Paramotor City is for sale. Thankfully, Michelle and Jerry Daniele, among our sport’s earliest adopters, will continue to play an important role, with Michelle doing glider repairs and Denzel...

Salton Sea Site Closed

Water Irrigation District closes Salton Sea Site to Paramotoring What a shame. In a country as free as the United States claims to be when publicly owned land, land that is only used for flood control, is put off limits to citizens for recreational uses. This...

Fresh Breeze Powered Paragliding Car

During a PPG radio show recorded December 6, Chris Bowles spilled the beans about some things he saw during a recent trip to Germany. Most interesting was the “PPG Car,” a vehicle that is supposed to be street legal, even on the highway, but also qualify...

2007 Powered Paragliding News

Cold Weather Gear Dec 18, 2007 Jeff Shriner of Shri-Brova Productions lives and flies in the cold. He’s now making life better for cold weather fliers by selling  Gerbing’s line of heated attire. For gloves, he has found that the Snow style works better...