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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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Episode #23 – The Overly Worried Significant Other (OWSO)

The Paramotor Pilot's Home Life: Which do you get from your significant other... Significant support or significant heartburn? The Rundown: New Show Format Brand new show format, hope you like. Please give me some feedback here in the comments below or at Chris@ParamotorRadio.Com - Thanks! As...

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Episode #22 – Rational vs. Irrational Fear

Email was down but it's now back up The email chris@pararmotorradio.com was down but now up again - Please resend your email iPhone 6+ impressions after the first two weeks Light & large, but not in a hindering way. Easier to use with a bigger screen then it's predecessors Optical...

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Episode #21 – How the iPhone 6+ is Going to be a Better Flight Deck

Apple just built the World's Best Flight Deck for Paramotoring & Paragliding The Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ are quite possibly the world's best handheld devices for ALL pilots now. See how these smart phones can help your flying, and specifically your abilities to track altitude in a big bright...

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Episode #20 – Flying into Hunting Season (…with a Bang)

Bird Hunting Season: Be Aware of Your Environment when Flying Dove hunting season started here in California, and with that a whole new sense of vigilance really ought to become common place among us ultralight pilots. In this episode, I describe a recent event involving hunters and how it's going...

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