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Offline Dallasbeek

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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2018, 03:04:12 pm »
I was taught there are two useless things in flying -- the runway behind you and the air above you.  But low-level flying is a thrill.  No question about it.  Hope you get in the air soon and have fun.
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2018, 07:34:35 pm »
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #22 on: November 17, 2018, 01:29:45 am »
Thanks Jim I look forward to meeting you.  :smile:

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Re: Ultralite
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #24 on: May 06, 2019, 01:50:05 pm »
Funny how you bumped this thread, last night I stumbled across a video from Flight Junkies. I ended up calling the owner, Kurt, and talking to him. He sells Powered Paraglider Aircraft. He has been doing this for 3 decades and only sells the best equipment. He said the one for my weight would cost $12,000 every thing included. His engines, Fresh Breese, starts the first time, right out of the box. And started on the first pull on every unit he used.
My only concern now is I do not think my runway is wide enough for Powered Paragliding.
Another funny thing. Last night on the news, a guy in one of these units landed 60 feet up in a tree and had to be rescued. He did not get hurt.
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #25 on: May 06, 2019, 05:37:11 pm »
Guy I work with was down in Clearwater and some how hit power lines. He got injuries but back to work and back in the air.