Gear

The Best Canon Camera for Paramotor Photography (Right Now), and it’s Probably NOT What You Think…

For Me Canon is Where It's At, but This is a Broad Topic People ask me all the time what kind of camera I use to shoot from paramotors, and in a jokingly I always say, "...The one I can afford to drop." But don't consider any camera worth dropping worthy of shooting from, just as you wouldn't consider...

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Paramotor Rebuilding

Rebuilding your Paramotor Requires Two Things Time & Patience I purchased my Blackhawk R120 Paramotor used in February of 2012 and have in the time since put it to quite the use, accumulating 111 flights to date. The motor was coming up on 50 hours and seeing as that per the instruction manual...

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How a Paraglider is Made

Paraglider Manufacturing: Tedious Work This is very interesting ~ Sky Paragliders has produced this video on how paragliders are made. It's very well done. The process that goes into manufacturing paragliders is tedious and time consuming work as everything has to be precise. It wasn't until seeing...

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Paraglider Fabric is a Science

Making Paraglider Fabric is an Art Here's a great video from Porcher Sport Paraglider Fabrics about the science that goes into the bleeding edge materials which keep us aloft. Today's paraglider fabrics are nothing short of highly advanced, carefully designed materials with high standards throughout...

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Electric Paramotor with Folding Prop

Electric Paramotors are the Future This electric paramotor unit is called the Prix and is made by a company called Razebuss out of France. They have different variations and the specific unit you choose is based on how much thrust you want and of course how much you want to spend. Referencing their...

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The GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac™ + Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit

GoPro Wi-Fi Remote: Leading the Way Product: The GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac™ + Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit Price: $99.99 Requirements: GoPro Hero or Hero2 HD Every once in a while there comes a product that simply revolutionizes the way we have always done something. In GoPro's unique case (more...

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Casio ProTrek PRW2500T Alt. Watch

Casio ProTrek PRW2500T Altimeter Watch - Casio Scores Again, but First Things First... First things first: I am a gadget freak. So, lots to talk about on the Casio altimeter watch front. I did fly with the PAW1100T and found it to be quite useful all around (including outside of flying) and certainly...

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Casio ProTrek PAW1100T Alt. Watch

Casio ProTrek Altimeter Watch - The Skinny I've recently purchased a Casio ProTrek Altimeter watch... Specifically, the PAW1100T from Sam's Club for $189.00. I had looked for this particular watch for sometime, but the price had always been the deal breaker. Up until now I couldn't find it for under...

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DIY: Prop Balancer

Not Every Prop Balancer is the Same NOTE: This prop balancer functions by using two extra long razor blades which face straight up! USE EXTREME CAUTION when working with these types of prop balancers, as serious injury can result! I recently had an unfortunate situation where some small rocks were...

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High End DSLR Imagery and PPG

DSLR's are the Only Way to Go Where Bigger Cameras are Concerned Those of you following this website and blog may know that in a past life I had a limited stint as a commercial photographer. By limited I mean that it wasn't my full-time job, but I was shooting regularly and had a pretty full schedule....

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