We grouped some Paragliding and Paramotoring Resources because we manage our online paragliding store with the motivation to educate people, both on the gear we sell and on paragliding and paramotoring in general.
We have run our paragliding School in New York, Letsgoparagliding, for ten years with an immense success and a lot of our students have grown to become great pilots.
We know by experience that the paragliding and paramotoring sports are in constant motion, meaning it is essential to have access to information, magazines, tips, and tricks to follow all the new technologies, trends, and techniques.
As Paragliding and Paramotoring Resources we offer an excellent choice of books and DVDs in our paragliding store. Moreover, there is also a wide array of online magazines available, which can provide users with access to great information and updates about paragliding and paramotoring.
Firstly as Paragliding and Paramotoring Resources, you can access this free magazine:
It is very well produced and designed. The content is regularly updated with tons of information about new technologies in paragliding or paramotoring designs, as well as new materials used in the construction of paragliding and paramotoring wings.
We also especially like the reviews about the flying gear we offer in our paragliding and paramotoring store.
Paragliding and HangGliding Association
If you want to become a paraglider or a Hang Glider pilot, then you will need to become a member of the US paragliding association (USHPA).
Furthermore, by becoming a member, you will receive a free monthly magazine. Paragliding and HangGliding Association (Become a member = free monthly magazine) and the website itself is a fantastic source of information.
If you want to become a paragliding pilot you will need to receive some particular ratings:
www.ushpa.org ratings and skills introduction.
To help you we found that one of the best manuals that will help you take in all the necessary knowledge to pass your ratings at least to P3 would be:
The Paragliding Manual:
If you want to become a paramotoring pilot, I believe it's essential to become a member of the PPG association:
In a similar vein to the USHPA website, the Paramotor Association is a fantastic source of information to help you to learn safely, and find a good paramotoring instructor.
Cross Country magazine is another online magazine with excellent quality, although you need to pay a membership to access it:
This magazine offers great paragliding and paramotoring equipment reviews, in addition to good competition updates. It also has great pilot interviews. XCMAG is a
fantastic paragliding and paramotoring magazine, which is readily available on your phone and tablet.
"Cross Country keeps flyers fuelled with inspiration and information. Founded in 1988, and read in over 75 countries, Cross Country is respected as independent and authoritative. Ten issues are published each year alongside an annual Travel Guide. Cross Country also publishes best-selling technique books."
Cross Country is a worldwide publication. You can get it in print or digital or both.
DVD Airspace & Law for UltralightsThe best video to learn about airspace
have restricted airspace just next to your flying site. There is a sizeable number of books explaining the basics of this, but I believe that this video is a fantastic tool to understand
all the details about airspace in general. Moreover, it highlights this with attractive 3D demonstrations. (a must for all pilot)
The 5th edition of the PPG Bible
If you like paper books and are on your way to become a paramotoring or powered paragliding pilot, then the 5th edition of the PPG Bible is full of all the greatest info to get started on the
About the Author
Jeff Goin has been flying since the age of 13, starting with gliders and now as a 737 captain for a major airline. But when he discovered powered paragliding, everything
changed as the sport became a burning passion. He founded the U.S. Powered Paragliding Association in 2001 He also wrote the script to their top-selling Risk & Reward video, which was produced by Lite Touch Films. The Powered Paragliding Bible was a result of concern over the lack of a truly comprehensive training manual. Jeff has been a 3-time USPPA National Champion and placed 6th in the 2009 World Air Games.
Book for PPG
DVD: Tips & Tricks from the Pros
As a paramotoring pilot, you will similarly surely enjoy the info they include in that DVD:
Awesome video PPG Tip and tricks
In our paragliding shop, we enjoy new products, but we also like to know that our customers are progressing into our sport with excellence - so we like to promote new
paragliding and paramotoring products, but we also enjoy sharing all the pilots' available knowledge.
Keep our sport fun and safe!