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Zapata Flyboard

The Zapata Flyboard Air is manufactured by Zapata Racing. Top speed is over 90 mph with a ceiling of 10,000 feet. It will fly for approximately 10 minutes before the backpack fuel tank needs to be replaced. If you would...
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Threading the Needle

Zac Majors is a six-time U.S. National Champion and owner of the Hang Gliding Academy located in Knightsen, California. He is instructor and record holder, holding the Mt. Diablo record of 190 miles and 5.5 hours of flight time,...
Public Rallies behind Ultralights

Public Rallies behind Ultralights

What kind of vision for the future doesn't include the ultralight? The US Fish and Wildlife Services', apparently. On October 15, 2015 the organization released a document called the "FWS Vision for the Next 5-year Strategic Plan". The plan recommends...
Dressing for Cold Weather Flights

Winter Gliding Preparation

The time has once again come for all of us to pack it up or bundle up. With the cold weather upon us, it is important to know how to dress properly and know what to do if you...
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Paraglider Pilot Buzzes Landscapers

Must happened all the time... landscapers doesn't bother to watch
Rex Ryan Jumps with the Golden Knights

Rex Ryan goes skydiving because ‘I like to live’

Sometimes just jumping out of a perfectly good airplane and freefalling through the air is not enough for the typical thrill seeker. Sometimes, the location over which one skydives is just as important as the actual experience. That seemed...
Red Bull X-Alps 2015

Red Bull X-Alps 2015

The Red Bull X-AlpsĀ title has been decided, and in the end, it didn't have to go far. For the fourth straight year, Christian "Chrigel" Maurer won this prestigious event - although this time he really had to work for...