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My PPG Backyard

My friend Ryan and I were flying in my "PPG backyard" so to speak. This area is very close to where I live and is incredibly scenic- I consider it a privilege to live here. Ryan had just purchased a new wing and this was the first flight I believe. This wing is considerably faster than mine but he was easy...

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And a good morning it is..

Shot early in the morning from 300ft or so back in 2013 with the Sony Nex-6 (APS-C). It was a predecessor to their full frame MILC's (Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras) of today; cameras that revolutionized photography. The lens was a cheap Rokinon fisheye off Amazon.

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Merry Christmas

Warmest holiday greetings my friends - May you all have wonderful flights on this Christmas day. ~ Chris

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The World Waits for PPG Pilots

It's been a long time.. A long time since I lost my love, but the world waits for PPG pilots. PPG for me has always been about adventure but even more so about managing the risk involved which, like all things aviation, is considerable. But don't let this deter you from flying your paramotor; rather,...

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Update

We are in the process of buying a home and I'm also starting a PPG flight school, so consequently all of my free time is going to these other endeavors right now. Your patience is appreciated and I expect to get back to updating this blog and Paramotor Radio soon. Thanks! Chris

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New Film! Carefree

http://youtu.be/ffMsAkzIGeE Here's a new short film I've just shot and produced. It is about Dr. Ed Lowder and features his paramotoring. I wanted a chance to really put some new video equipment to work and I must say I am quite happy with the results. Equipment used.. DJI Ronin Sony A7s ...

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Episode #29 – Airport Operations

PPG Pilots and Ultralight Pilots in general seem to get intimidated at times when it comes to operating in & out of airports. This doesn't have to be the case and in this episode of the podcast I describe airport ops for the PPG Pilot. As the Prop Turns Airport Operations covered in depth...

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Episode #28 – Tandem Legality Questions

As the Prop Turns Tandem legality questions: Are PPG tandems legal? What if I already have a pilot's license? What if I register my PPG with an N-Number? FAA Flight Standards District Offices (FSDO) - Click Here... Top Story of the Week Fantastic New Film Inspires the Soul! DJI Inspire...

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Fantastic New Film Inspires the Soul!

It's not very often that a short film comes around about paramotoring - much less anything - that thrills the senses and inspires the soul as much as this one does. Needless to say, the right combination of talent, energy, and dedication can inspire across oceans with a ripple effect that picks up speed...

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Wildflowers Already Here!

It's with great anticipation every year that we await the wild flowers here in Central California. Decidedly, there are few other locations that are as world-renowned as this place is for it's annual display of colors. In fact, we even have a route you can take called the Blossom Trail to get the full...

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