Smallest Mini Aircraft in the World
We are talking about small airplanes. Not just small airplanes like the Cessnas and Mooneys, I mean: small, like unbelievably small. The race for the world’s smallest airplane record started back in 1948 when Ray Stits set out to design an airplane smaller than Steve Wittman’s DFA Midget Racer, which was previously the smallest airplane. The SA1A Junior Many pilots and […]
Ultralight: You do not need a pilot licence to fly this plane
Flying is a dream a lot of people have but the popular believe is that flying an airplane can be extremely expensive and you have to be super-rich to become a certified pilot. It is true to an extent but today we are going to look at seven ultralight airplanes you can legally fly without […]
Ultralight Aircraft Manufacturers
An ultralight aircraft is a single or double passenger plane usually utilized for recreational or sport flying. This is controlled or powered through traditional 3-axis control or weight control and can be run using a small engine or electric propulsion system. There is a substantial overall between light sport aircraft and ultralight aircraft; however, LSA […]
How Much Does Skydiving Cost?
Skydiving costs depend on how you prefer to jump if you are going alone or with friends and are spontaneous. The average price of skydiving is about $300 that buys you a tandem jump with a skilled instructor. Some skydiving centers will charge you $229 or less than once you make a reservation. For a […]
How Does A Parachute Work? Let’s consider each step.
The parachute works through air resistance. It can work by forcing air to the front of it, which makes a structured ‘wing’ under where the canopy pilot can fly. You can control the parachute by pulling down the steering lines that can shape the wing shape. It can increase, turn or decrease its rate of […]
Parachute jump – you need only wish
Probably, people have always wanted to conquer the sky. Finally, after the invention of airplanes, hang gliders, and parachutes it became possible. Initially, parachutes were exceptionally for military purposes, but presently it has become an extreme sport. Today, in order to take a parachute jump and, perhaps, to realize a childhood dream, you need only […]
Powered Paraglider what is it?
Powered Paraglider (also called Paramotors) combines the easy flying characteristics of a paraglider with the autonomy and range of powered flight. It is rather easy to learn to fly a paramotor since it is foot-launched and does not require an airfield or a runway. You don’t need to look for a hill or wait for […]
Parachute sport – training programs
So, you have made your first parachute jump and you think you want to continue. And here you face the question of choosing a parachute sports training system. There are only two of them: the classical one and the so-called Accelerated FreeFall (AFF) system – a faster training of free fall. Two system of parachute […]
Powered Hang Glider – freedom of flying.
The motor is droning behind you as you walk to the start with your powered hang glider to the start of the take-off zone in a beautiful field. Then take a deep breath and begin to run. It is like a normal hang glider take-off, but you start from level ground and then you immediately […]
Parascending is an activity, done by a group of pilots that fly canopies, usually towed into the air by a big car. Initially, such canopies where parachute-based and had a round or square shape, but these days pilots use winches to tow both paragliders and ascending canopies. Parascending is usually done in large fields and […]