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  1. New Delhi under threat of 'aerial strikes' from ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | DNA India

    The areas under threat, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs, include the Prime Minister's house, the residences of Home Minister and Vice President, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Rajpath, India Gate New Delhi is under a serious threat of aerial strikes from different terror outfits including the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , the Ministry of Home Affairs said. The report said that security agencies have taken necessary steps to foil any such attacks and have prepared a list of 15 key areas in the Indian capital that they fear might be targeted.


  2. TV picks for today Sunday November 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 |

    ... He looks at the beginnings of the long and turbulent relationship between Britain and Ireland, and takes a paramotor flight up along the coast. From here he heads up to Cork and joins the thousands who make the climb up Croagh Patrick. He travels to ...


  3. More Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | KXVO

    Two volunteer environmentalists from the National Crime Scene Cleanup Association are setting out to find conclusive evidence about the existence of "chemtrails." Award Winning Director/Producer Michael J. Murphy will be documenting this incredible feat, under the watch of world-renowned scientist Dr. Chemtrails, or otherwise known as "Geo-Engineering," is a phenomenon that occurs globally.


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    Monday Nov 9 | South China Morning Post

    Chinese researchers have completed the final field tests of a "powered paragliding drone" in the western province of Tibet, a milestone seen as a prelude to China soon embarking on its first robotic air cargo fleet for military operations or disaster relief. Instead of using fixed wings or rotors like conventional drones, the newly tested drones rely on a parachute for lift.


  5. Kiwi soars high to claim world motorised para-gliding titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Tauranga man David Wainwright claimed the Icarus Trophy in the US after winning the world's first long-distance paramotor race. The Aussies may be trying to claim him, but Kiwi-born David Wainwright insists he's still a fiercely proud Kiwi after winning the world's first long-distance paramotor race.


  6. NSW father wins world first long-distance paramotor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | ABC News

    The father of two flew more than 1,200 kilometres unassisted, with a 10 metre paragliding wing above him, a two-stroke motor on his back, and 65 kilograms of extra weight. Taking into account overnight stays and regular fuel stops at petrol stations, the race was supposed to take competitors two and a half weeks, but the experienced Australian paragliding instructor finished in just two and a half days.


  7. What you need to know for this weekend's Chennault Air ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    "While the airshow will be at Chennault, this is not a Chennault performance," Randy Robb, president of the airshow's volunteer board, said at a news conference Wednesday. "This is a performance of a group of volunteers and great Americans who are putting on the airshow."


  8. I'm taking on toughest air race on the planetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 |

    James Borges, 35, is using the paramotor to take part in the first ever Icarus Trophy, a two-week race. James, who runs Property Book UK, in Mile End, started the race with 24 other pilots in Eatonville, Washington on October 12. James has managed to avoid accidents, but did have a tough moment over Klamath Falls when his phone went dead leaving him withoutamap or a compass.


  9. A Wing And A Prayer Digital FeatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Transworld

    ... to head to a very remote region and start experimenting with paramotors. If you haven't come across one before, a paramotor is a big paragliding wing with a pilot hanging underneath who has a small motor strapped to his back that powers a propeller. ...


  10. Witch ride contest to highlight SalBen's 1st Full Moon FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Sun-Star

    A WITCH ride competition will highlight the 1st Full Moon Festival of Salvador Benedicto slated Oct. 30-31 at the Zip Line Area in Barangay Igmaya-an. To be held on the second night, October 31, the witch ride competition will feature 15 contestants riding the Zip Line with a witch costume and a broomstick, and a full moon as backdrop.


  11. Thrill-ride sites get safety checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Permanent secretary Kritsada Boonraj said improvements were needed in light of accidents involving Thai and foreign tourists at venues offering attractions such as shooting ranges, cable cars, car-racing tracks, paramotors, thrill rides, bungee jumps or rock climbing. He said provincial authorities would survey tourist venues in their jurisdiction to see what types of adventure activities they were offering and whether their equipment was safe.


  12. Govt to provide all critical requirements of NSG: Kiren RijijuRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | DNA India

    ... on the operational capabilities of the force including VVIP security drills, K-9 Dog show, aircraft intervention, paramotor sailing, free fall and various small team insertion techniques, an official release said. Rijiju later visited the Prerna ...


  13. Government committed to fulfill NSG's critical needs, says RijijuRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 |

    ... on the operational capabilities of the force, including VVIP security drills, K-9 Dog show, aircraft intervention, paramotor sailing, free fall and various small team insertion techniques was presented on the occasion of the Raising Day in the ...


  14. Man dies in paramotor crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | The Star Online

    A 50-year-old man, Aziz Noh, died after his paramotor crashed to the ground along a beach area in Air Tawar, Kuala Besut. The victim's wife and child saw as he plunged 20m-high to the ground after the motorised parasailing craft developed some technical problems midway through the flight.


  15. World's first adventure air race takes off from Washington on October 12thRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... the Adventurists, the pilots are expected to take between 7 to 10 days to reach the finish line at the Blackhawk Paramotor Ranch in Valley Springs, California near Sacramento - where the official finish ceremony & prizegiving is on Saturday, October ...


  16. Xavier De La Rue and Ralph Backstrom Parawing in Life Beyond Walls: AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Transworld

    As snowboarders, the Last Frontier is place many of us aspire to venture to, as we seek the beauty, grandeur and expanse of Alaska's giant peaks. Reaching the tops of these massive mountains is a feat within itself, and historically, only accessible by helis or hiking.


  17. SNOWboarding September / October 2015 Issue On Sale NowRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | Transworld

    ... to access to big mountain terrain. Check it out for the first print photos of De Le Rue bomb dropping out of a paramotor into some heavy AK lines. On the more grounded side of things, Seth Wescott leads a group of up-and-comers into the Maine ...


  18. Horse rider's death was accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... son came calling out that Mrs Welch had fallen off her horse. Her neighbour, Richard Buck, was flying on a paramotor, a motorised paraglider, when he spotted a white horse running across a field without a rider. When he landed and was heading back ...


  19. IKEA Reading from the air - amazing photos of the construction site from on highRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Get Reading

    We thought we'd seen every possible image of the new IKEA store under construction in Reading , but we were wrong. Local paramotor pilot Andy Bexx sent in these brilliant photos showing the progress of the development from high above the Calcot site .


  20. Hospital director killed in paramotor crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    The director of a hospital on Koh Samui district of Surat Thani province was killed in a paramotor crash on Sunday morning, police said. Pol Maj Supachai Srisompote, the duty officer at Muang district police station of Surat Thani, said a team of police, doctors of Surat Thani Hospital, and rescuers of the Kusol Sattha Surat Thani Foundation rushed to a grass field near an ice factory in tambon Wat Pradoo after being informed that a paramotor crashed at about 7.20am.