Powered Paraglider FAQ’s
Powered Paraglider or Paramotor safety is crucial when flying. Please take a few extra moments to ask more questions in order to be safe out in the skies.
A: A powered paraglider can fly anywhere from a mininimum air speed of 12 mph all the way up to 50+mph depending on wing loading. These aircraft have a huge speed envelope rivaled by that of swept wing military fighters.
A: An average pilot should have no problem flying 50-100 miles depending on the fuel they carry (5 gallon USA legal limit) . Our lead test pilot has gone over 200 miles on 4 gallons of fuel.
A: These modern day high performance 2 stroke engines are extremely reliable compared to the dinosaur 2 strokes of the past. With standard preflight and maintence, many of these engines are going well over 500 hours without problems!
A: Give us a call @ 1-800-707-2525. We have experts on staff that can help you choose the right glider regardless of your skill level. Picking the right glider is VERY important.
A: Absolutely! We have seen many 70+ year olds foot launching. As long as you can carry the weight on your back, we can get you into something with no problem. There is no age limit to having the experience of a lifetime!
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