Clinique-Paramotor

History of Paramotor

However, there are photographs and video of a group of skydivers flying their parachutes off of small hills in eastern Montana in the late seventies. At about this same time, a handful climbers in the French Alps began to use ram air skydiving canopies to make safe and efficient descents from peaks after ascending technical routes....

Paramotor

The latest development in ultra light aviation, Paramotors (also termed Powered Paragliders) cobine the easy flying characteristic of the paraglider with the autonomy and range of powered flight. Paramotors are relatively easy to learn to fly, yet being foot launched they do not need and airfield to operate from they can be flown from an open,...

Self Propelled Hang Glider

Out of interest, it should be noted that the definition of a ‘Self-Propelled Hang Glider’ is as follows: An SPHG is an aircraft comprising of an aerofoil wing and a mechanical propulsion device which: a. is foot-launched; b. has a stall speed or minimum steady flight speed in the landing configuration not exceeding 35 knots calibrated airspeed; c. carries a...