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  1. Ballina woman island-hopping across Torres Strait in paramotorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | ABC News

    As a child, Jan Smith would jump from the rooftop of her home in Papua New Guinea while holding an umbrella. The 65-year-old grandmother is now planning to island-hop across the Torres Strait from Cape York to Papua New Guinea in a powered paraglider known as a paramotor.

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  2. Search Continues For Missing Paraglider PilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | News Talk Florida

    The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for a person missing when the motorized paraglider he or she was flying went down in the Gulf of Mexico Monday afternoon off Redington Beach.

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    Friday May 1 | Western Gazette

    Europe's leading paramotor school, SkySchool Flight Centre has announced the training schedule for what has been called the 'world's toughest air race,' the Icarus Trophy. Training commences this weekend, 1st -4th May, when main protagonists of the event come together for the first time at the SkySchool UK base in Mere.

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  4. Visit Pensacola Provides Outdoor Adventure Seekers 10 Fresh Options for Fun in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | PRWeb

    From soaring high above the emerald-green waters and sugar-white sands of Pensacola Beach on a powered paraglider to dropping beneath the surface of the Gulf on a night dive of the Great Carrier Reef for a glimpse of sharks and stingrays, the Pensacola Bay Area delights thrill-seekers with endless opportunities for fun. The weather is beautiful, and those who love adventures are most likely itching to get outdoors and explore.

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  5. Steam engines, trucks, dog and air display at vintage bank...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | This Is Grimsby

    ... ractors, kit cars, a dog display and the official RAF Waddington amateur radio display, helicopter, aircraft and a paramotor display.

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  6. VIDEO: Man flies paramotor to get to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Newsday

    The Royal Navy overseer swapped his pushbike for the paramotor three years ago after discovering the activity on a holiday to Alicante, Spain.

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  7. Anglesey man's paramotor commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Newsday

    The Royal Navy overseer swapped his pushbike for a paramotor three years ago after discovering the activity on a holiday to Alicante, Spain. "My work colleagues think it's great when I come into work with it strapped to my back.

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  8. Paramotor daredevil beats daily grind commute by gliding across skies into workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Mirror.co.uk

    Paul Cox never gets stuck in traffic as he flies to work in a A 8,000 motor which he packs into a suitcase when he lands Paul Cox takes to the skies in a paramotor for the 10-mile journey to Holyhead Boatyard from his back garden in Gwalchmai, north Wales. The Royal Navy overseer jumps into the A 8,000 motor - around the same cost as a family hatchback car - when conditions are clear and the wind is below 12mph.

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  9. It's amazing Anglesey as you've never seen it beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | IcNetwork

    If the weather's good enough, Paul Cox flies to work on his paramotor and he's filmed his journey for all of us to also enjoy his incredible commute While many of us jump in the car, queue for a bus, or take train to work, nothing can beat Paul Cox's journey. Paul, 51, of Gwalchmai on Anglesey, goes outside to see what the weather is doing, then takes to the skies in his paramotor - filming his flight on a GoPro camera on his head.

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  10. Snowgoose Is The Pentagon's Low-Cost Resupply Drone Of DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Jalopnik

    In a scene right out of Call of Duty , your special forces unit is surrounded on a plateau deep in enemy territory and your ammo is running low. The area is hot with small arms fire, and even if a helicopter crew were to risk it, there are none available.

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  11. Beautiful aerial footage of AngleseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | IcNorthWales

    While many of us jump in the car, queue for a bus, or take train to work, nothing can beat Paul Cox's journey. Paul, 51, of Gwalchmai on Anglesey, goes outside to see what the weather is doing, then takes to the skies in his paramotor - filming his flight on a GoPro camera on his head.

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  12. Defendant Pleads Guilty to Kicking an Owl While ParaglidingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Lowering the Bar

    Schanze, who also goes by the nickname "Super Dell," became famous in Utah some time ago as the TV pitchman for his business "Totally Awesome Computers." The ads have been called "zany" but based on the first ten seconds or so of this clip , a lot of other adjectives come to mind as well.

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  13. Pictures taken before death plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Yahoo!

    ... daughter without a father and his high school sweetheart without a fiance. Mr Wittstock, 22, had launched his paramotor on a vacant block a few hundred metres from his home at Yanchep. He is believed to have been in the air for at least an hour ...

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  14. The chilling images a paraglider took of himself in mid-air just...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Daily Mail

    The chilling images a young father took of himself mid-air in his paraglider just before he made his final flighta and crashed into a house to his death A young father who died in a paragliding accident on Monday afternoon posted pictures of his view from the sky just hours before he lost control of his powered paramotor. Kyle Wittstock, 22, posted photos from the air with the caption 'Guess where I am?', showing the beach and water far below his dangling feet.

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  15. Family grieve paraglider's death in PerthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... Perth's north has been remembered as a keen motocross rider and a family man. KYLE Wittstock was flying a powered paramotor when he crashed into the garage door of a house in Yanchep on Monday. Mr Wittstock's sister Chelsie commented on photos he ...

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  16. 2,800 homes set to go-ahead at St Neots' Wintringham ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Cambridge Evening News

    NEW HOMES: Wintringham Park, to be built to the left of the road, is set to get the go-ahead. Picture by Geoff Soden of Paramotors UK Nearly 3,000 more homes, employment space and new schools are about to move a step closer to reality for a site in St Neots.

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  17. Adventurer mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Yahoo!

    A young man who died in a paragliding accident in Perth's north has been remembered as a keen motocross rider and a family man. Kyle Wittstock was flying a powered paramotor when he crashed into the garage door of a house in Yanchep on Monday.

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  18. Time to deliver political pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Sunday Times

    ... goes blank and the home screen appears. A DAY out paragliding has ended in tragedy after a man lost control of his paramotor, crashed into a Yanchep house and died. A WOMAN who was fired after sending a text message to her boss describing him as "a ...

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  19. Qatar University hosts open day for - Discover Scuba Diving'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Peninsula

    ... VLCC Wellness Qatar members, among others. Activities included performances by Coast Guard and Lekhwiya such as paramotor, motorcycle and aquatic scooter shows. Other highlights were interaction of the diver-robot with the underwater environment and ...

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  20. Require training for PPG pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Central Kitsap Reporter

    For an investment of about $6,000, you can take to the skies, no license and no training required - although, without the latter, you are taking your life into your own hands. There are 12-15 powered paraglider, or PPG, pilots in Kitsap County, according to a cover story in the March 6 Kitsap Week.

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