I am excited to announce that I am off to represent the USA in the First FAI World Paramotor Slalom Championships in Aerodrome du Chevalet, France. The competition is being held from September 9th – 15th and I will return to the states on the 17th. It’s an honor to be part of this first […]
Myth #6: Reflex Paragliders Can Only Be Flown By Experienced Pilots. We have to discern two notions: experience and education. The first is gained through practice, the latter by training. A pilot with considerable airtime gathered exclusively on classic wings can experience difficulties when he starts flying Reflex Profile Paragliders, thus perceiving them as potentially […]
Each year the offer of Reflex Profile Paragliders is getting broader. Each year new designers come to try the reflex-wing concept, enriching it with their own ideas and experiences. “Old” designers are playing with new trends. In effect we have several types of reflex-profile paragliders:
Many of the myths regarding ‘Reflex Profile Paragliders’ (RPP) were started because they were being compared to a classic paraglider. Pilots need to understand that there is no comparison between the two types of gliders, Reflex Profile Paragliders’s are just different! These differences do require some additional brief, but crucial, training.
REFLEX PROFILE PARAGLIDERS ARE SAID TO BE IMMUNE TO TURBULENCE. Reflex Profile Paragliders are not a flying broom’s nor do they possess any magic powers of casting spells on weather. Turbulences won’t disappear simply because the flight is done on a Reflex Paraglider. Pilots will experience turbulence as a sequence of jolts, felt harder with […]
Myth #3: Dynamic Reflex Paraglider Reactions To Collapses Induced By Test Pilots Proves That The Paraglider Can Be Very Dangerous When Flown In Turbulence.