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The best-selling Powered Paragliding Bible takes you from “first sight to first flight” and way beyond. Download as an e-Book here.
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, fun 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.
Visit our Educational section to see topics organized by Chapters in the book. Chapter 19, for example, is all about risk management. Use the menu above to click on “Educational.”
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.
ADS-B For Ultralights Equipment Status
See also: ADS-B Test | ADS-B Out Overview | ADS-B Portable Transponder We tested the UAvionix prototype and it worked. Unfortunately, the market size and regulatory environment is too uncertain, so they won't be marketing to us. You must have an N-Number. We...
Class E Surface Area
Visual Graphic to Understand Class E Surface Area We normally launch in Class G airspace and climb into Ek which starts at 1200 (or 700') AGL and goes up to 18,000'. We canNOT fly in or over the "lateral boundaries of the surface area of Class E airspace designated...
Class E Surface Area – Can we fly OVER it?
A question was brought to my attention: Can we fly OVER Class E Surface area designated for an airport? These show some examples of where we can and cannot fly regarding Class E surface areas which are depicted with dashed magenta lines. There's more here. [gallery...
ADS-B For Paramotor Test Results
Good news. The test was a resounding success! See also: ADS-B Equipment Sales | ADS-B Out Overview | ADS-B Portable We did two flights. On the first, I went up in the paramotor while Tim watched on an aircraft’s traffic display in the hangar. During the entire flight...
ADSB Out for Paramotors & Other Ultralights
Colliding with an aircraft while paramotoring is obviously disastrous. Avoiding airplane flight paths, and keeping up a good scan are currently our best defenses, but that's hopefully about to change. Most aircraft have cockpit devices — ADS-B¹ — that warn about...
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?