simple magnetic gopro holder from apco

we like this, easy to mount a camera to your fabric wing.

http://www.apcoaviation.com/DL/magnetic_GoPro/index.html

APCO release the slimline bullet riser to reduce drag

The bullet riser shown left has been designed to produce a reduced area to the direction of travel and airflow.

 

APCO state:

Bullet Riser – a revolutionary design of riser. (In the best APCO tradition thinking outside the box)

The riser which will set the future design for the industry – reduction of riser drag by 80% and more.
Its drop shaped branches produce only a fraction of the drag produced by regular risers. It is still made from the same 25mm. width webbing, butshaped into a tear drop profile – easy to understand and handle.

See the photos comparing the 2 risers and their frontal areas – on the left bullet riser, right side regular riser –
no further comments required! – A truly intelligent design.

It is a very effective way of improving performance without sacrificing safety, handling and integrity of the wing.

We like the idea and see its another step towards the future of flying.

more info: http://www.apcoaviation.com/infowindow.asp?link=products/paragliders/misc/bullet/bullet.asp

 

Scorpio Reflex wing from Swing Powerplay

What swing say: Advanced PPG pilots can look forward to new levels in stability, agility and speed. SWING’s paramotor brand POWERPLAY has developed the SCORPIO, the new reflex wing, and tested it according to the most exacting of considerations. In charge of this was multiple German champion and record holder Peter Schulz, who followed every step of development extremely carefully and thus had considerable input into the development of the SCORPIO.

more info: http://www.swing.de/scorpio-en.html

 

New Vario from Digifly simply called ‘Air’

This sweet looking vario has a long list of features. GPS, G-meter, compass, GSM tracker, 5D visualisation, bluetooth, micro sd.

After three years of development, Italian style dressed by Daniel Valsesia, Digifly is pleased to introduce:
AIR, conceived for competitors, it is the new top of the line, high-resolution displayintegrated vario.

Its shape is optimized to the maximum strength; his display offers the best visibility also in bright light conditions and his four big operative keys ensure the best accessibility even wearing big gloves.

The Digifly AIR is sold in a single full functions version, with only two optional choices:
1) hang gliding pilots can ask for the installation of the optional pitot tube
2) whoever can ask for the installation of the optional GSM-GPRS module needed for the internal Live Tracking, although this is not essential, as the Digifly AIR is equipped with a 4th generation Bluetoothprocessor able to communicate with every current mobile device, e.g. a smartphone on which you can install, for free, the Live Tracking app XC Soar.

more info: http://www.digifly.com

New easy going beginner wing from Ozone the Spark

Ozone say: The Spark is the ideal choice for your first paramotor flights. In the beginning, paramotoring can feel complicated and cumbersome, and the Spark is designed to make your first flights as safe and simple as possible, with an incredibly easy launch and highly forgiving in-flight characteristics. Simply put, with the Spark, your PPG progression will be faster and more enjoyable.

more info : http://www.flyozone.com/paramotor/en/products/gliders/spark/info/

 

The Wacky World of Wing Land Flying Event 7th – 9th June 2013

The Wingland fun fly event is an annual gathering of microlight/ultralight pilots, model aircraft displays and flying. Everyone is welcome though, young and old, flyers and non-flyers, families and aviation nuts.

There will be flying and non-flying events and competitions, a bouncy castle for the little’uns, camping facilities, ‘show n tell’, merchandise, LIVE music, BBQ and the best thing of all is that’s it’s FREE!!!

Free flying, free camping and free food. Just bring as much alcohol as you can handle.

We want to make this event even BIGGER and better than ever!!!

http://www.eggmotor.8bit.co.uk/wingland.html

APCO NRG specifically designed slalom racing wing – Video

APCO’s new 18 and 20m slalom racing wing.

from APCO “The APCO NRG is the “Bad Boy” in Apco’s Paramotor wings family. Like your kid brother, it’s small but with a lot of attitude. It is a specifically designed slalom racing wing that’s also fun to just play around with. Speed and handling characterize this wing but it’s real virtues are stability and safety in extreme maneuvers. We are proud of this wing and are sure you will be too..”

NRG from APCO

http://www.paramotornews.com

Paracell PPG Electric Paramotor and Trikes upto 1h40m flying time

Paracell Electric Paramotor Company have been quietly working away on their projects and have produced a good range of electric paramotor and electric trike options.

A neat unit that incorporates a belt reduction system to a fan cooled motor.

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Claiming up to 64kg thrust and up to 70 mins flying on the ppg & up to 1 hour and 40 minutes flying time on the trike model with higher battery capacity.

http://paragliderelectric.com < spanish or here for google english

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