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.

All updates to the site are added to the feed below, for specific topics check out the menu at the right.

11-23-17 – This site is in alpha stage

I’m waiting to get it to a more developed stage before promoting it on social media like YouTube and Facebook.

If you know of any cool content I could add here please let me know!

How to use trimmers on your paraglider

How to use trimmers on your paraglider In this video top United States instructor Captain Kurt Fister shows you how to use the trimmers on your powered paraglider wing. There are many configurations of trimmers. And always carefully read and follow the...

The Basics of Flight Controls

Paramotor- The basics of flight controls - Video does great job of explaining how to control a paramotor in the air. Of course this means controlling the glider because that is what we "fly," not the paramotor. Learning to fly a paramotor is all about...

How To Replace a Paraglider Line

How to Replace a Paraglider Line As part of a normal pre-flight inspection, this should ALWAYS include examining all glider lines. If you find a line has been frayed, the outer sheath is damaged, or the line is broken, this video will provide a visual aid...

How To Set The Trim On A Paramotor Wing

How to set the trim on a paramotor wing: Paramania Reflex wing - Paramania team pilot Dean Eldridge shows us the simple and easy way to understand trim settings for wings, reflex wings specifically Paramania Reflex Wings. Watch the 2 minute video on how to set your...

How to Put Your Glider Into a Stuff Sack

How to Put Your Glider Into a Stuff Sack The truth is - modern gliders do not like to be jammed in a bag in a careless way. If you're flying anything that uses a rigid structure to assist in holding the leading edge open - this Motor Minute is for you!...

How To Properly Lay Out Your Paraglider

How To Properly Lay Out Your Paraglider - By Team Blackhawk In this video, BlackHawk's Head Instructor Rick Hallowes, teams up with company owner Mike Robinson to demonstrate an easy way to properly lay out your glider. This is an extremely important step...

How To Pack Your Paraglider For Shipping

How To Pack Your Paraglider For Shipping By Team Fly Halo - As paramotor pilots we rarely have a need to do an actual concertina fold on our paragliders. But when we do, it's sometimes hard to make it pretty if we're not practicing all the time. Here's a...

Airspace and Aeronautical Charts Section Added

Airspace and Aeronautical Charts Section Added A primary skill we need to develop as paramotor pilots is learning how to understand airspace and read aeronautical charts. I just added a new page that centers around doing just this.  It presently has links...

Paramotor Fly-ins Map Added

Paramotor Fly-ins Map Added What's a fly-in? As I write this I have actually never been to a fly-in however I hope to change that this coming year. A fly-in for a paramotor enthusiast is like a rod run for a hot rodder, Miami Music Week for dance music...