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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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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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Episode #27 – Intermediate Syndrome

Peach Pie Anyone? Click here for the full blog post As the Prop Turns Complacency is a big threat in aviation. In PPG we call it "Intermediate Syndrome" and in this episode I tell you about my own issue with it recently. New blog post: Intermediate Syndrome! Top Story of the Week ...

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Episode #26 – How Much Automation is Too Much Automation?

Automation with Fans on Our Backs? As the Prop Turns The question of automation is examined in depth ~ How much automation is too much automation, for such a simple sport? Buttfan Follow-Up & Correction Section New Online Store! http://www.featherlightppg.com/store/ New Caller...

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Episode #25 – Propellor Maladies with John Fetz

Propellers: Engines are Worthless Without Them As the Prop Turns Prop repair with John Fetz. Top Story of the Week PPG pilot and Paramotor Radio guest Jason Cook on his experience with his prop coming completely off in flight. Buttfan Follow-Up & Correction Section The release schedule...

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Episode #24 – Wildlife Encounters

What do you do when encountering wildlife while flying your paramotor? As the Prop Turns Today's topic is wildlife encounters. Top Story of the Week PPG pilot and Paramotor Radio guest contributor Mark Zinkel and his perspective on wildlife encounters. Buttfan Follow-Up & Correction...

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