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About Midwest Powered Paragliding

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Owner Dave Halcomb

I purchased my first Powered Paraglider in 1999 and have been flying just about everything available in the sport since it’s infancy. In 2003 I took on my first student and couldn’t believe how much I enjoyed teaching the sport. Having the opportunity to impact people’s lives in such a profound way is personally very rewarding. The look on my student’s face when he landed after his first flight was the picture worth a thousand words. Logging over 1000 flights to date without any incidents, I can teach you in all honesty how to fly a Powered Paraglider safely. I am a fully certified USPPA Instructor, and recently hit the 100th student mark.

My National Training Center is located in central Indiana, and we train at Franklin Flying Field – Located just 20 minutes south of Indianapolis. This is truly a complete and fully-functioning training facility. Unlike many instructors in the sport, Midwest PPG does not work out of the trunk of a car. Our spacious hanger at Franklin Flying Field works quite well in concert with this minimally active airport. We may hold up training for a few minutes while the skydivers land but then it’s back to work. A pretty cool way to spend an afternoon! Click HERE to contact me and get started on your life’s next great adventure!


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Midwest Powered Paragliding National Training Center

(317) 374-6665


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