Can Too Much Power Cause a Paraglider Stall?

This question was posed on a forum that I was included on. The short answer is “yes,” but there’s a lot more to it. A few years ago I was offered this immensely powerful machine to try out. It was normally used for tandems, weighed nearly 100 pounds,...

Cost of Electric vs Gas Paramotor

Electrics are coming. They’re quieter, cheaper to operate, have far, far fewer moving parts, don’t struggle to start, and can be fueled from your house or car. Eventually the battery buggaboo that limits range will make them fit the desires of more and...

Covid Cruising via Helicopter

We carefully ventured out into Covid Country with Ellie, cruising over to, then down the coast of Clearwater and others. Amazingly enough, we’ve never actually done that in anything but a paramotor. This was a good way to do it, too. Airspeed was a blindingly...