The flying of our dreams
The best-selling PPG Bible 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 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.
Flying ultralights is almost weirdly permissive. There is no list of approved medications which isn't surprising--there is no medical certification even to do tandem training. FAR 103 doesn't even mention fitness for flight. So can I take any medication I want?...
There I was, trying to update an article on airline pilots, FAA violations, and ultralight flying. Things were going swimmingly until suddenly, out of nowhere, it stopped letting me update. What? I don't know where it went south, but at some point, after hitting save...
You're a professional pilot considering flying paramotors, or other ultralights. What's the risk to your license? FAR 103 regulates ultralight flying and requires no pilot license or aircraft certification, but it's still an FAA regulation. Violating the rule is no...
Fuel line degradation causes lots of problems. Depending on what fuel and fuel line you use it can fail in unsavory ways after only a year. Some types commonly found on paramotors degrade internally releasing gunk into the fuel filter and carb. Namely the piece past...
The 60+ year old marvel of technology that powers our flight is a nearly perfect match. Finicky, yes, but given the power, we get out of it's few pounds, we can't be terribly surprised. Tuned Pipe When the piston moving upward, it's expelling exhaust, but a plug of...
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
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?