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  1. Man dies in paramotor crashRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... had begun to do some flying. When his friends arrived, they found his body on the ground, still harnessed to the paramotor. He was believed to have died instantly. Police suspected the paramotor might have developed a problem during the flight but ...

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

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    A 40-year-old man died after his paramotor crashed to the ground during a flying practice in Sai Noi district of Nonthaburi on Saturday. The body of the man, identified later as Viroj Kittiwithayarom, of Nong Khaem district in Bangkok, was found lying face-up in a field in tambon Sai Yai of Sai Noi district, said Pol Lt Wutthikit Buanuan, a duty officer at the Sai Noi police station, who was alerted around 11am on Saturday.

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  3. Dismissal of suit from balloon-paraglider collision upheldRead the original story

    Friday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PHOENIX - An appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit stemming from a 2010 collision of a motorized paraglider and a hot air balloon in north-central Arizona. The collision occurred after the paraglider and balloon became entangled, causing both to fall quickly to the ground.

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  4. Russian President Vladimir Putin Takes a Ride in the Black SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | ABC News

    Russian President Vladimir Putin looks through a window of a research bathyscaphe while submerging into the waters of the Black Sea as he takes part in an expedition near Sevastopol, Crimea, Aug. 18, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin looks through a window of a research bathyscaphe while submerging into the waters of the Black Sea as he takes part in an expedition near Sevastopol, Crimea, Aug. 18, 2015.

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  5. AeroSports Update: Balloon Fiesta Announces New EntertainmentRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Aero-News Network

    ... the balloons have launched. Parabatix, International Sky Racers are a group made up of the world's best freestyle paramotor pilots. They'll be performing after many of the morning flying events and before the afternoon balloon glow events. Flying ...

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  6. Balloon Fiesta to introduce parabatix and laser light showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | KRQE Albuquerque

    "It's the first time this paramotor team will be in the United States, and it will be right here for everyone to see," Tom Garrity said. The team is a group of professional freestyle paramotor pilots who specialize in parabatix.

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  7. Bizarre low-speed chase as L.A. police pursue man in motorized gliderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | GlobalNews

    Usually, the words "low-speed" and "mid-air" aren't in the same sentence, especially when it comes to police pursuits. But that's exactly what unfolded Monday afternoon in the skies over Castaic, California, as Los Angeles County sheriff deputies in helicopters pursued a man in a motorized hang glider they believed dropped contraband into the yard at Peter J. Pitchess Detention Center.

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  8. Calabasas Community Center Holds Mattress Sale FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Patch.com

    Only 32 percent of the population can afford a home in LA County where the median price is $$440,620. A former football executive spearheading the Carson stadium projects said he is "absolutely certain" the teams will play in LA by 2019.

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  9. Valley Hang Glider Raises Alarms by Hovering Over JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Patch.com

    Deputies are investigating to find out why a Northridge man flew his motorized hang glider near the restricted air space over a jail. Sheriff's deputies today are trying to determine why a Northridge man flew his motorized hang glider near the restricted air space around the Peter J. Pitches Detention Center.

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  10. California Paraglider's Flight Near Prison Sparks Hot PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WTVC

    There were over 1,200 police chases in Los Angeles County alone in 2014, an average of about three per day. Authorities have to deal with chases involving cars, motorcycles and even the occasional box truck, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department experienced a new one Monday.

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  11. This Police Chase Impresses Even CaliforniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | ABC News

    Ron Nagin, 62, thought he was going on another ride over Los Angeles, but his long-time hobby led to him being at the center of an aerial police pursuit. There were over 1,200 police chases in Los Angeles County alone in 2014, an average of about three per day.

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  12. Caught on Camera: Midair Paraglider PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | NBC Los Angeles

    A midair pursuit began Tuesday after the pilot of a motorized paraglider soared past a jail north of Los Angeles. Deputies at Pitchess Dentention Center in Castaic reported the flyby in restricted airspace over Castaic, about 40 miles north of Los Angeles.

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  13. Deputies are attempting to find out why a glider was hovering over a restricted air space.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KFI

    Sheriff's deputies today are trying to determine why a Northridge man flew his motorized hang glider near the restricted air space around the Peter J. Pitches Detention Center. Deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station began following the hang glider shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday when it appeared to be hovering over the jail, department officials said in a statement.

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  14. Motorized glider flies over prison, sparks slow-speed aerial chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | UPI

    Authorities in California said a man in a motorized paraglider prompted a slow-speed aerial chase by flying over a prison. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office said a helicopter unit was dispatched when Ron Nagin, 67, flew his motorized paraglider near the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic about 5:30 p.m. Monday.

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  15. CA: Hang glider pilot flies over jail, is detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The 67-year-old hang glider said he did not mean to fly over the jail - the wind took him in that direction. LOS ANGELES A motorized hang glider pilot was chased and briefly detained by police in Los Angeles Monday.

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  16. AeroSports Update: Ultralight Flyers Attempt A Guinness RecordRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Aero-News Network

    ... WHO : Any pilot of an aircraft considered an "ultralight" and/or "open air." Ultralight, PPG, PPC, Trike, Paramotor, Hang Glider, Hot Air Balloon. Any imaginative, magnificent flying machine. WHY : Because the limitations of these aircraft mean it ...

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  17. She's done zipwires and sharks, now Trish, 83, is doing a skydiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Oxford Mail

    But fearless and feisty 83-year-old Trish Wagstaff is not one for sitting down too long and this month will be taking on her next daredevil challenge to raise thousands of pounds to help sick children at Great Ormond Street Hospital. The former army wife,from Appleton, said: "Usually I do something mad each year for charity.

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  18. Running Wild with Bear Grylls Recap 8/3/15: Season 2 Episode 4 "Ed Helms"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

    ... dinner. On the last episode Bear Grylls took Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet on the ride of her life as they "paramotor" to the top of the Snowdonia Mountains in Wales. They descended through jagged, rocky cliffs and ascend up deep canyons to get ...

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  19. Putin Reportedly Heading To Crimea For His Latest Annual AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Weekday Magazine

    Archaelogy seems to have a special appeal for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Here he is seen "discovering" two ancient Greek amphorae in the Black Sea in 2011.

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  20. Recruits get off the ground at Mere's SkySchool for 1,700km raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Wiltshire Times

    ... last month but had their teaching shortened due to poor weather. But Mr Ledger, who also founded the International Paramotor Association, is confident that his recruits have what it takes to complete the gruelling event. He said: "It's a huge ...

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