Gear Reports

Sony HDR-AS15

New Sony Camera for Skydivers Hits Shelves in September

Have you ever been skydiving and wish you could have given your friends a bird's eye view of such an exhilarating experience? Or better yet, have you heard of a skydiving world record and wished you could have seen...
Gear Report WingmanCam

WingmanCam – A Different Perspective

Nothing enhances the thrill of a flight outing quite like recording yourself on video camera. What better way to share your adventures with the rest of the world? Filming one's own self is difficult for paragliding and skydiving enthusiast unless you have...

Wills Wing Stimulus Package

From now until March 6th, Wills Wing is offering a free upgrade to your choice of sail color on all hang gliders offered. In addition, they are offering a sail material upgrade at no additional charge. This package is part...
GoPro Survives Free Fall

GoPro Survives 12,500 Foot Fall

Skydiver Lucas Damn’s helmet-cam made skydiving news when it was knocked out of its casing as he jumped out of the plane in a recent dive. The camera survived the 12,500 foot fall and laid resting in the field...
A Skydiving Simulator Called Parasim

A Skydiving Simulator Called Parasim

Teaching people to jump out of a perfectly good airplane at a high altitude can be a challenging task, absent actually starting by jumping. an unwise method to say the least. Traditionally paratroopers, after practicing their falls and landing...
Helmet Camera Review

HD Video Helmet Camera Review

Be it hang gliding, paragliding, skydiving or ultralighting we all wish we had a video camera to shoot those memorable flying moments. With the spring flying season well underway, we are offering some assistance in chosing the right camera...

Ozone Goes Ultralite

Already holding the title as lightest weight paraglider available, The Ozone Ultralite 09 is now even lighter, seven ounces lighter than previous models. With improvements in rib material and leading edge rigidification techniques this glider is the lightest ever manufactured....
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...
Thermal Finder

Thermal Finder

Anyone who has ever gone paragliding has very likely, sometime later had a very vivid dream. In that dream, they were out flying and everything was effortless. They rode on never ending thermals that seemed to go on and...
Recon Labs Heads Up Display for Skydivers

Recon Labs Heads-Up-Display for Skydivers

Skydiving is not a leap of faith; there are any number of preparations, precautions, and calculations that must be carefully considered before any jumper is willing to set foot in the plane. One piece of equipment that seeks to add...
Ultralights Holding Resell Value

Ultralights Holding Resell Value

Many enthusiasts who really keep up with ultralight aircraft news and casual flyers alike often wonder about the resale values of their machines. Recent trends in sales and resales show that ultralight keep their resale value very well, especially...

Parajet Releases Rotary Engines

Parajet has a new line of rotary engines for their paramotors including the "most powerful production paramotor on the market. With just over 40hp and a lot less noise than a 2 stroke engine this has to be ultimate...