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Who Won The Worlds Longest Paramotor Race?

  WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Hundreds of miles and 10-days later…The World’s First Long-Distance Paramotor Race has come to an end. Many Pilots and spectators spent the last week staring at the sky in anticipation of the next Icarus Trophy Contestant to land. One-by-one, race participants made the grueling journey from Eatonville, Washington to the BlackHawk Ranch in Valley Springs, California. Upon touching …

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Highlights From the 2015 BlackHawk Fall Fly In!

  Each year, more and more Pilots make their way to BlackHawk Headquarters in Valley Springs California (aka “the beautiful middle of nowhere”). What they experience there can only be described in their own words… They become the stories Pilots tell around the campfire – reminiscing about that one “perfect flight” or that one “crazy adventure.” Experiencing the unending terrain …

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Paramotor & Powered Paragliding Lessons With BlackHawk!

The people you get to meet in this sport are just as amazing as the sport itself. People from all around the world come together with one common goal… To get in the air! Recently, an amazing young couple from New Jersey made their way out to California for training at the BlackHawk Paramotor Ranch. Thomas Santora and Darcy Maloney …

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Paraplegic Man Learns Powered Paragliding!

All of us at BlackHawk Paramotor USA couldn’t be more proud of Russel Metlitzky – one of our recent students who touched the lives of many through his PPG journey. We would like to thank all those who participated in Russel’s training adventure. Special thanks to Rob & Samantha Whittaker for filming / editing Russel’s training video. Russel Metlitzky was …

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BlackHawk Paramotor Seminar is a Hit at REI Sporting Goods!

Mike Robinson, the owner of BlackHawk Paramotors, was asked to return to REI Sporting Goods for another Powered Paragliding seminar. Everyone had a blast! It was amazing to see how many people preregistered online for this “introduction to Paramotors.” Mike Robinson of BlackHawk Paramotors said: “Any chance we get to expose people to the life-changing experience of flight, we are …

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Powered Paragliding Hits West Africa – For an Amazing Cause!

Rex and Melissa Pemberton have done it again! Their uncanny ability to touch the lives of others has extended to Ghana, West Africa. Teaming up with the “Medicine On The Move” project, Rex’s RPMP Media has finished filming “The Calling,” an inspirational story following the Porter family of Ghana. This incredible family has devoted their lives to the people of …

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BlackHawk Paramotors on Fox & CBS News Sacramento!

Within 2 days, BlackHawk Paramotors USA was featured on Fox 40 News and CBS’s Good Day Sacramento. Gary Gelfand of Fox 40 News Sacramento brought his enthusiastic crew out to the opening day (April 18th) of the 2013 BlackHawk Ranch Fly-In. Live broadcasts hit 4 times throughout the morning, prompting a wave of spectators to make their way out to …

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Paragliding With The Velocity Elektra in Pacifica California!

Team BlackHawk Pilots tore up the sky in Pacifica California with the NEW Elektra Paraglider from Velocity Paragliders. Pacifica California has become a mecca for Paragliding Pilots around the world, and a frequently visited spot for Team BlackHawk Pilots. Motors were left behind on this trip, and perfect wind conditions provided pilots with all day fun. One-by-one, the sky filled …

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Lightest Paramotor in The Powered Paragliding Industry!

The NEW Kestrel Line of Powered Paragliding frames are a global hit! BlackHawk Paramotors USA has become the leader of innovation in the industry. Our team expert engineers and designers stay on top of any technological breakthroughs applying to the sport. The BlackHawk Kestrels are a shining example of just that. The Kestrel frame weighs in at only 8.5 lbs! …

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BlackHawk’s NEW AirMax 220 is a Versatile Powerhouse!

BlackHawk Paramotors USA is proud to introduce the NEW AirMax 220 Paramotor. This extremely versatile powerhouse was designed as a crossover machine for pilots who want it all. The AirMax 220 can go from foot-launch, to being mounted on a LowBoy II Quad in a matter of minutes. With 29HP and 170-180 lbs of thrust, this machine is becoming a …

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