Imagine putting on a backpack but instead of hiking up the mountain, you run into the sky and fly over it!
You can do exactly that with a paramotor.
Also known as powered paragliders, paramotors can fly over 10,000 feet high or just a few feet from the ground making them one of the most unique aircraft ever invented by humankind.
Backpack Aircraft is a place I showcase the paramotor videos I create using not much more than a couple of Chinese action cams and my powered paraglider.
Foggy Sunrise Flight February 2nd 2018 This has become one of my all time favorite flights. Mornings can be a pain with the dead calm air, wet grass, and fog not to mention having to get up at 4:30 AM to make the LZ before sunrise. But once your wing comes...read more
Beach Flight February 2nd, 2018 Juno Beach is one of the few beaches you can fly on the east coast of South Florida. Beach access is a breeze and all the locals I've met are friendly and curious about our sport. The winds were a steady 8mph on this day...read more
Sunset Flight January 24th, 2018 This is a photo journal (paramotor pictures) of my second flight of 2018 and the one in which I accomplished my first 3 touch and go's. While I do have some video footage of this, the stills are rather unimpressive for a...read more
Sunrise Flight January 20th, 2018 This is a photo journal (paramotor pictures) of my first flight of 2018 and one I'll remember for a long time. The thing with flying at this location is that you can get a good idea of what the wind is doing by watching...read more