New Ozone Freeride Performance Paramotor Wing

FREERIDE – Dynamic Performance


The FREERIDE brings a new level of agility and dynamic handling to the intermediate-advanced class of PPG wings. This exciting new design delivers the legendary speed, precision, and efficiency of the OZONE VIPER series, plus the handling and agility of the OZONE SLALOM. The mission of the FREERIDE is to elevate excitement without compromising comfort and stability, and it features the dependability and ease of use that our intermediate range wings have become known for. 


Whether you are focused on competitive slalom flying, classic competition, or just carving aggressive lines, the Ozone FREERIDE is a fun and efficient high performance wing that delivers the goods.

In a range of sizes to suit all. From 15m to 23m, From 55kg to 170kg
http://flyozone.com/paramotor/en/products/gliders/freeride/info/

Air Conception Nitro XL

One year on and possibly the most influential engine ever released to the paramotor world in recent times. 

The interweb chatter on social media sites, forums and talk on the field is where I hear about the nitro engine. What I hear though is good news, no complaining, just praise. It’s a first for paramotoring as we can be a harsh bunch when new products arrive. 

1st was the pull start Nitro 11.3kg which was later followed by an even more popular electric start nitro at only 11.7kg… What ever next?

Well one year on and Air Conception are here to break new ground again. Using the now well known Nitro engine they have adopted an extraordinary 165cm paramotor frame. Yes you read that right. 1 6 5 cm (1.65m)!! Why so large, why such a jump in size. 


Utilising their alloy delta frame 165cm hoop allows for the fitting of a 150cm prop, not any prop, a high aspect, light weight carbon e-prop using their most efficient blade technology. 

This creates a number of improvements. Greatly improved fuel economy, less noise and increased thrust. Some numbers have been put out from the manufacturer, less than 2lph cruising, reduced noise at level flight from lower rpm, plus a healthy 80kg thrust. E-prop has already been tested to show noise reductions of up to 10db, adding to this the 150cm requires low engine rpm for level flight, then it is sure to be quieter which is great for everyone. 
Air Conception are on a roll this year, launched to stardom with the Nitro, we wait with keen interest to see what they bring next. 

One thing we know of that is next in line is a clutched version of the electric start nitro and already some pilots are queuing.

Manufacturers website http://www.airconception.com 

Parafest 2017 – the UKs Largest Paramotor Show 30th June to 2nd July


Now in its third year, Parafest has become the ‘must go to’ event in every pilots calendar. 

Parafest 2017 dates are confirmed as June 30 – July 2 at Caerwys, the same spectacular site on the North Wales coast as Parafest 2016. 
Everyone is equally welcome. Paramotors, Paragliders, hang gliders, powered hang gliders, SSDR, non pilots and children. More emphasis has been put on the non flying entertainment for 2017 to give Parafest its family friendly festival feel and we will have a full line-up of entertainment for adults and children alike. The camping fields will be open from the weekend before the festival starts (June 24) so you can arrive early, grab the best pitch and enjoy what Wales has to offer.
The GREAT news is that the powered pilots can use the massive field next to the festival site!

The many North Wales paragliding sites are also within easy driving distance from the festival and we have experienced local pilots offering details and site briefs to visiting pilots. One of the hills can be seen from the festival site and if conditions allow pilots will be able to glide back and land at Parafest. 
The two most important things for a festival have already been booked, the stage and the bar.

The line-up is growing fast – Fire breathing circus acrobats, Fleetwood Mac and Pink Floyd tribute acts are already confirmed, with more in the running, jostling for position. 

Saturday night is 80’s night and we are currently in negotiation with one of the UK’s top 80’s tribute acts to come and entertain us. So don’t forget your leg warmers and your shoulder pads..!!
Parafest is brought to you by a select and altruistic group of fly hard, play hard Paramotor pilots. 

The Paramotor Party Boyz guarantee a good time will be had by all. 

If you only go to one UK flying event in 2017 then, you need to make sure it’s the best, which means you must go to Parafest.
New website with full details and online ticket sales goes live in January.
www.parafest.co.uk

Aviator PPG flying the NiTRO

A great video of the Aviator PPG guys, unboxing and playing on the new Air Conception Nitro 200cc.

This new engine is set to take the paramotor world to new heights.

 

Got Facebook visit the ‘Official Air Conception Facebook Group’

https://www.facebook.com/groups/airconception/

Air Conception release the Nitro 200cc engine

Long time in development this promising looking engine in an astonishing achievement of light weight and power.

At only 11.8kg and boasting 74kg thrust with 125cm prop. This makes it the lightest engine giving over 70kg thrust.

Photo below is a prototype model.

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Spec: 28hp @ 8100 rpm, Pull Start, Belt Drive with a reduction of 1:2.7, the tiny silencer comes with an integrated Db killer.

With Air Conception having a reputation for reliability from their 130cc engines we have high hopes for this 200cc.

Coupled to their titanium paramotor quoting all up weight of only 19kg, it is another first in this power band.

Click for> Nitro 200 specs

All Air Conception Products can be discussed on the Official Air Conception Facebook Group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/airconception/

Parafest 2015 : 12-14th June PG, PPG, MTB possibly UK’s Biggest Event

PARAFEST 2015 – An event not to be missed

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This summer a brand new flying show and social event for the paragliding and paramotoring community is hitting the UK calendar.

Situated in a picturesque country-central location and in the landing fields of the popular paragliding site Llangollen, North Wales will be Parafest 2015.

The camp and showground are at the base of Llangollen hill and there are plenty of other free-flying sites in the surrounding area that are within easy driving distance. We also have a flying field for paramotors and plenty of unrestricted airspace.

With paramotor and paragliding trader’s and schools exhibiting, a market area, kids zone, chainsaw carving, other sideshow attractions, caterers, all- weekend camping and a bar with live music in the marquee on Friday and Saturday nights Parafest 2015 will be a weekend to remember whatever the weather.

more info on Parafest Website

Parafest on Facebook

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

New Mini Vario – Fairhaven Micro Vario

 

 

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The Fairhaven Micro Vario has tiny proportions yet still big on features. This tiny 15g vario 35mm x 35mm features a built in rechargeable battery that can be charged via a USB. There is a headphone port which makes it ideal for Paragliding and really suitable for PPG with an engine tick over while finding your thermal. Adjustable sensitivity. Loud external speaker. Velcro strapped to your wrist, risers, harness which ever your preference.

more info from http://www.altivario.com

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