Flying Large Wings

We’ve covered small wings, because that’s been a trend for some years, but what about larger wings? Is it dangerous to fly big wings? This is really about wing loading: all-up weight per square meter of flat wing are. The chart in that article shows the...

Surviving Training: Beginner Wings

See also Choosing a First Wing I hate to say this, but paramotor training is surprisingly dangerous. Thankfully, there are ways to hugely reduce the risk. Use instructors who use embrace best practices. A big one is insistence on benign-handling beginner wings flown...

Paraglider Wings For Sale

1998 Apco Santana 28, $300 This was my first wing. Likely would not pass inspection on the red-colored fabric. Think “kiting only”. I did soar a ridge with in the last year but that’s because I wasn’t doing anything high G and didn’t fly...

2015 Doberman 19 Paramotor Paraglider For Sale

Niviuk Doberman 19 m² Slalom Glider for sale, $1200. Probably 150 hours max. Inspected June, 2019. I’ve been flying a 16 meter version of this wing a lot more and figure it’s time to find a new owner. This wing was inspected by 4 winds about a year ago and...

Miniplane Top 80 Paramotor for Sale (Bible Motor)

We’re downsizing our fleet of Miniplanes. 2016 ABM Miniplane Top 80 Paramotor For Sale. Yellow, swing-arm frame and med or small harness. Good for pilot up to 200 lbs at sea level, 170 pounds at 5000′. Price: $3100 if picked up, $3500 if shipped (I hate...