Everest Gliders – Light Weight Paramotor Specific Wings

Launched in 2019 Everest Gliders specialises in light weight class of paramotor wings, released on launch are 4 wings.

Everest Gliders

  • Windplay which is a school style ground handling wing in small sizes.
  • Oxygen, their beginner wing for those first moment of flying.
  • Cross, as the name suggests the easy going stable cross country wing for all pilots.
  • Thunderbolt, which is the more advanced wing, fast & agile.

All are light weight gliders which generally offer excellent easy launching and more feedback in flight.

everest gliders thunderbolt

Check out their website for more information: http://www.everestgliders.com

 

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Tried and Tested : the Ideal Car Tyre for the Paramotor Pilot

This seems a funny topic to be talking about for flying but as an adventurous bunch we do drive our cars off-road more than most and more than they were originally designed to. Getting to the all important take off site being the first priority. My front wheel drive Audi A3 is not the best wet grass hill climbing tool and will slip slide and get stuck in the mud…

Now that is old news thanks to fitting the Vredestein Quatrac 3 tyres. These are all season tyres, summer, winter, rain and snow, they even have the little snowflake logo and are legal to drive in Europe during the snowy season. The tyre tread is split in two, the outside half of the tyre is a summer rain road pattern, the inside half of the tread is an ice and snow pattern.

What does this mean for the PPG paramotor pilot? You get a comfortable use everyday tyre for the daily commute to work but it also grips like a tractor for the evenings and weekends that we go off-roading. The only downside I can find is when there is ice and snow, I have no excuse for not getting to work.

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