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  • n. A steerable parachute powered by a propeller attached to the pilot's back


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  • The man in custody, the man we believe to be Thierry Devaux, a Frenchman in his mid to late 30s, who about an hour ago took off from a building in New Jersey, headed for the Statue of Liberty in a paramotor, which is a parasail with a motorized backpack.

    CNN Transcript Aug 23, 2001

  • He a uses a thing called a "paramotor," which is a parasail, with a motor engine attached, and he left from a building in New Jersey which is about 1 1/2 miles from the statue.

    CNN Transcript Aug 23, 2001

  • Dan Burton Photography 1 year ago top film can i come and film you from my paramotor

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  • We don't know exactly how the impact of paramotor and person and Statue of Liberty took place, and where exactly he did hit.

    CNN Transcript Aug 23, 2001

  • Featuring independent rear disk brakes, aircraft steering, castered front wheel, low hang points, low center of gravity, spring steel axles having over 20 inches of travel and powered by the worlds best paramotor, the Flat Top from Revolution Paramotors. - Articles related to Sensex ends in red as investors hold their bets

  • At only 144 lbs total including the PPG paramotor it is the most versitle, portable, efficent, quietest, safest personal aircraft the world has ever seen. - Articles related to Sensex ends in red as investors hold their bets

  • What is completely uncommon is the safety and durability of the Flat Top paramotor. - Articles related to Sensex ends in red as investors hold their bets

  • In that episode, which was shown on February 2, Stewart is seen flying in a paramotor above Skógafoss waterfall.

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  • In addition to the paramotor, kayaks, snowmobiles and helicopters were used for the shots.

    Iceland Review

  • In 2007, Grylls broke a world record by flying a paramotor over the Himalayas, coping with temperatures of − 60 °C and dangerously low oxygen levels to reach 29,500 feet, almost 10,000 feet higher than the previous record.



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  • A kind of powered paraglider. One adaptation of paramotor principles is for this flying car.

    October 1, 2009