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Las Candelas 2008 Paramotor Meeting in La Puebla de Los Infantes, Sevilla, Spain.
The annual main PPG event in Spain opens the flying year and it's the manufacturers' showcase for the new machines and material.

FLYPA 07, Festival of Los Realejos, Tenerife ( Canary , Spain - May 2007): More than a festival.
In its third year of life, the Flypa festival goes beyond the spectacular event held at the end of April by supporting sportive challenges like the record flight on paramotor done by Ramon Morillas, or the newly formed 'Flypa Team' of comp pilots. One of the best shows of the year for acro lovers as well. Flypa 07, read!

Article: Paraglider Lines, a major achievement
In the last years the materials of our gliders have undergone incredible developments. In this article, the author will take you along the process of manufacturing the lines that allow us to safely hang from our gliders, and you'll also learn how to care for them so they last longer. Article Paraglider Lines, READ!

Article: Ramon Morillas prepares PPG record flight over the sea
On Monday April 23rd 2007, the Spanish pilot managed to cover 1105km by paramotor from the south of Spain to the Canary island of Lanzarote for a new world record of distance. The preparations for this flight were long and demanding, specially regarding safety in case of an eventual water-landing. The details here: Article: Preparing the PPG Record flight to Canary.

A wild PPG trip in Thailand
Pascal from Paramania had a great time flying paramotor in Thailand with other expert pilots like Mathieu Rouanet and Julius Gee. Not only they flew over amazing landscapes, they even travelled on elephants with their paramotors on! Read the story and see some of their fantastics pics here: PPG Trip in Thailand Story, READ!

Caribbean XC Challenge 2007, Dominican Republic:
A "stress-free" competition focused on learning and enjoying XC flying that was a big success. In this article we tell you in detail what was unique about this comp, and why everybody liked it, with dozens of pictures to show you some of the beauty of the D. R., a country worth visiting. Article: Caribbean XC, READ!
Flypa 2006, Paragliding Festival in Tenerife, Canary
The second edition of this Festival brought some of the best PG & PPG acro pilots in the world to the beautiful north coast of Tenerife, for a fun event that's doing a great promotion of our air sports. Read our full report with many pictures, and book your tickets to Tenerife for the FLYPA 07. Go to the article.
Interview to Mike Campbell-Jones, ‘father’ of the reflex wings: With a vast career as aircraft designer, the founder of Paramania gliders has open a world of possibilities for Paramotor flying thanks to the introduction of reflex technology in paragliders designed to fly under power. Read his ideas about PPG flying & design, and why reflex wings are faster and more stable, in this interview.
PPG European Championship - Chozas, Spain.
Four days of flight out of 7 concluded with 10 valid tasks fiercely fought and the gold medal in foot-launched paramotor (PF1) to the current world champion Mathieu Rouanet (FR, Ozone Viper-PAP) and in trikes (PL1) to Frantisek Salava (CZ). A very good championship dimmed by the tragic death of a Spanish pilot. A complete report in this article, READ!
9th European Paragliding Championship.
Twelve days of competition, 5 valid tasks and incredible speeds at the Europeans held in Morzine-Avoriaz and Les Gets (France) in July 2006. General details and a couple of short interviews in this article that completes our exhaustive news coverage done daily during the Champs. READ our article here!
European Paragliding Champions 2006.
The new European Champions have been both world champions too, and many times members of their national teams. Read their comments about the competition and their own approach to paragliding in these short interviews to Luca Donini and Petra Krausova. READ our interviews!
From the Europeans to the Worlds: The Designers views.
The Paragliding Europeans 2006 served as testing field for amazing prototypes that the designers are working on, some of which will lead to new developments of even faster machines for the next Worlds. We interviewed seven of the most influent designers about their ideas and work, and this article summarizes what they told us. READ our interviews!
Interview: Mathieu Rouanet, Paramotor World Champion
With 28 years, this French pilot has been flying half his life. Discover his deep passion both for the free and motorized flight, and the tricks that helped him become the Number 1 of the sport.
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PG Challenge Island of La Palma 2005:
A special competition held in one of the most beautiful islands of the Canary archipelago (Spain) that attracted Top pilots, champions and XC pilots to fight for incredible prizes never seen in our sport. A really fun competition that suceeded in bringing paragliding to the big public and the mass media. READ our full report here!
Interview with Chrigel Maurer - European & PWC Champion: One of the youngest and most succesful PG pilots at the moment tells us some of his secrets to be on the Top of the sport! Learn from a real champion in this interview, READ! (Jan. 06)
Paraglider cloth, an intriguing yarn from beginning to end: Ever wondered how our gliders sails are made? Steve Uzochukwu invites you to follow the whole process since the first roll of thread enters the factory. READ a full report about the manufacture of Porcher cloth for paragliders, click here!

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