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A motorized steerable parachute, powered by a motor and propeller strapped to the pilot's back.
- ‘Once airborne, the paramotor can be used to motor along and watch the world go by beneath you or, if conditions permit, soared in thermal lift to make long cross-country flights.’
- ‘As an option, especially for paramotors and motorized hang-gliders, I produce a Kevlar sheath to protect the bridle from muffler heat, cables and propeller, without changing the bridle elasticity.’
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