27 June 2015
- Rencontre Paramoteur ACADIE 2015 - Thanks to Jim and Nancy for
the Wine and Cheese at the campground before we attend the PPG Banquet. All PPG pilots
flew some great flights and had a great time with good company.
A special thanks to Guy Boulais from
Quebec and Real Robichaud from New Brunswick for organizing this great event. Hopefully a
repeat for next year!
Look who we found in New Brunswick!
26 June 2015 - Rencontre
Paramoteur ACADIE 2015 - Yesterday Hubert a local pilot from the
area dropped in with fresh cooked lobsters for us. We had a great supper dinner thanks to
Hubert and also celebrated Jacquie's birthday. Early this morning all pilots flew
the beach area and had great flights.
Frank & Tim
Bob G & Mark
David & Frank
Guy & David
They were out flying again this
Real flying the Acadian Flag
Real flying the Acadian Flag
19 June 2015 - Rencontre
Paramoteur ACADIE 24 - 28 June 2015 - A group of invited
paramotor pilots from Quebec and New Brunswick will be gathering in Tracadie-Sheila, NB
next week to attend the Rencontre Paramoteur Acadie 2015.
We are looking forward to fly and eat
lobsters with old and new friends along the coast of Tracadie-Sheila, New Brunswick.
8 June 2015 - Moe &
Pierre Continued Flying - This morning Moe and Pierre continued to fly
their Paramotors here at PPGNB. After several continues flights each they showed and
demonstrated that they can safely fly on their own back home. Pictures and
video to follow.
5 June 2015 - Wing Nuts out
Flying - Bob was out with his camera taking great photos of the
Fredericton Wing Nuts Boys flying along the river.
5 June 2015 - Brothers First
Paramotor Flight - Moe and Pierre both have their pilots licenses and
this morning they flew one of the smallest aircraft. These two motivated brothers totally
enjoyed their powered paragliding expererices and couldn't wait to get back up in the air
after they landed. The winds were 15-20 kms and the boys did excellent in the
Reverse Launch technique.
The Brothers, Moe and Pierre loved the PPG
training and are looking forward to their next flights. Day 1 Training Video
4 June 2015 - Moe & Pierre
Continues Ground School - Ground school training continues for Moe and
Pierre since Mother Nature has brought back the nice weather. Early this morning we did
our tandem flights. Later on we covered In flight training, more kiting with the
Paramotors and a video. The boys are ready to fly tomorrow!!
29 May 2015 - Go Fly a Kite
- Remember when you took your brother to, "Go Fly a Kite!". Well,
these two brothers do. Today we continued with glider training. The conditions were
variable winds so the students had fun doing forward and reverse launching. By the
end of the day they were very proficient at both types of launches. The next step in
training is the In-flight training. Getting close to their first flight!!
27 May 2015 - Moe and Pierre
Start Kitting - Moe and Pierre started Kitting this morning. The winds
picked up later on so we used the small glider trainer. Due to the high winds we practised
reverse kiting. Moe and Pierre did very well taking turns and learning from each
25 May 2015 - Moe and Pierre
Start PPG Training - Moe and Pierre are two brothers taking foot launch
training. They both purchased the Ultra 130's by Air Conception. We covered the
theory classes and paramotor training. We had the unit's running on their backs today to
give them a chance to see how much power(Thrust) the Ultra's put out.
14 April 2015 - Valkaria
Airport, Florida - Eric took me up for a Tandem Flight this
morning at the Valkaria Aiport were he teaches. It's been a long time since I sat as
a passenger in a PPG trike.
12 April 2015 - Another Flight
with Florida PPG Pilots - Mike, Rob, Marco, and I took advantage of
another morning flight along the St John River for 1 1/2 hours.
11 April 2015 - Florida PPG
Pilots - This morning we gathered at Mike's place and loaded all the
paramotors on the Para Barge to fly at the St John River. It was nice to be back in
the warm air again. Some new faces, gators and great flying!!