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 Featured Member
April 2010 featured member!  

This month-featured member is a competitive woman! She has raised three children on her own and had to be “coddled” in order to make through flight training.

She is now a foot launch hang 4 rated instructor!

So who is this featured member?

Click here to read more about this months featured member!


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 Photo Contest

This months challenge you have the following photos to choose from.

Kiting a paraglider

Description: Kiting a paraglider!
  Windsock Sunset

Description: Windsock Sunset!
 

Take the Photo Challenge & Cast your Vote >>


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 Featured Video
Paragliding Madeira Island!  

Some very wicked cool paragliding on the Madeira Island by German paragliding pilot Michael Knipping!

 

Video Description:

FLYING MADEIRA ISLAND


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 Recent News
9th Annual Powered Paragliding Fly-IN June 24-27 Wisconsin by Dellcro
Powered parachute get together looking for a demonstration of powered hang gliding!

June 24-27, 2010 New London WI.

Paragliders spark off 'terror' alarm in Thane by toby
suspected terrorists" land near the power station.

Local hang-gliding enthusiast describes sport as, 'a primal, whole-body experience' by toby
“Birdlike flight sums up hang gliding,” Allen says.


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 About PlanetAviator
 
Welcome to Planet Aviator!
 
Welcome to a rewarding, life-long hobby that combines excitement, friendship, and community with the outdoors--hang gliding & paragliding!
 
Our site has everything you'll need to get started in the wonderful world of soaring a foot launchable aircraft, from resources, videos, news, pictures, and more.
 You can fly!

Thinking about flying? Not sure if you can do it?

Well, we believe you can!

The following two videos, provided by the United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (USHPA), give a close look as to what it takes to fly either a hang glider or paraglider

 Resources

We’ve assembled a handful of useful links for you.

For even more resources, see our “Resources” page.


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Calendar: April 2010
Title: "Soaring"

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