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The Powered Paragliding Bible is paramotoring's most popular training manual and reference guide. Available from Amazon.com. This is the 5th edition. Please check to be sure you always get the latest edition.
New techniques, improved color, more illustrations and enhanced versions of existing ones make the subject come to life in an easy-reading style. The book guides a pilot from first look at the equipment through first flight and well beyond.
Experienced pilots will appreciate the entire section devoted to mastering Powered Paragliding. Jeff has drawn from his experience as multiple time U.S. Champion and, more importantly, by learning from our sport's most successful instructors.
Many new photographic and illustrative techniques, including animation, make difficult concepts emerge through the fog. It's full of vivid 4-color pictures and illustrations covering everything from pulling the wing out to mastering many finer points.
Besides the flying, there is thorough, concise coverage of airspace and rules as they apply to paramotor pilots, PPG aerodynamics, choosing gear and complete coverage of reflex wings.
If you're looking at getting into powered paragliding, this exposes what you're in for. Chapters 1 through 7 take you through first flights. Later Chapters offer experienced pilots new tools to improve skills and safety.
It is not meant for self-training, an endeavor that has proven expensive at best. It is a great tool for those who want to be responsible, really learn the sport, learn its nuances, understand the rules and gain life-saving tips.