Experience Paramotoring aka powered paragliding in Ganpatipule
Joyrides, flying a thousand feet above ground with an open cockpit, flying like a bird with some machine power is simply amazing. You will be enjoying the sea and the beach view from up above.
After safety briefings and instructions, gear up and simply sit back, unwind and let the pilot fly the paramotor.
Gears and equipment
gliding as per fly time.
1. Who can do it?
Anybody who is fit, age above 4 years and within the weight limit of up to 90kgs, can experience the joy of Paramotoring. The activity is not recommended for Pregnant Women, Back or Neck injuries or any other physical injury due to safety reasons. Please inform the crew/Pilot if you have any medical problem.
2. Do I need any training, any prior experience or be physically fit to take part in the activity?
No skills or experience is necessary.
3. How far or high up will I go?
You will fly with in the aerodrome limits up to range of 200 to 500 feet above the ground.
4. Can I use my camera while I’m up in the air?
While camera is not allowed at the airport, you can take a mobile phone with you, but at your own discretion.
5. How is it different from Paragliding?
Paramotoring is done with an engine, while Paragliding is not. The engine in Paramotoring ensures freedom of flying with complete control on the aircraft. Paramotoring is also safer when compared to Paragliding, especially when it comes to take-offs and controlling the glider during the flight.
6. Is it Safe?
Absolutely! We have flown over 10,000 customers, maintaining complete safety standards. We have been in aerosports since 1993.
7. How fast a paramotor flies?
Depending on the wing and the size of the wing the average speed can be up to 25-35+mph (+/- wind speed)
8. How high paramotor can fly?
Paramotors can fly upto a ceiling of approx 10,000 ft, however, generally flown between 200-2000 feet above ground level.
9. What are the best times in the day to fly a paramotor?
The best time to fly a paramotor is during the early morning hours from 6am-9am and in the evening hours from 5 pm to sunset in the summer hours as winds are generally calm during this period. Flying in these time you will avoid flying in unstable air/thermic air and you will have a much smoother flight with very little chance of any collapses situations due to thermals and unsteady air.
Closest airport is Kolhapur and railway station is Ratnagiri. From there, take a bus to Ganpatipule, further more hire an Auto and come to Madachya banat resort or if you happen to come by the bus then is the last stop, take an Auto from there to the flying site which is Malgund beach.
Sunglasses if possible Poloroid
a hat or cap
full sleeves T-shirt
most importantly a camera to capture memories
About the Instructor
This Paramotoring school head by Eric Menezes, a pioneer in Paramotoring in India, DGCA’s chief flying instructor for over 6000 flights, Chief sail flying examiner, was established in 1992. They are a batch of instructors, designers, competing pilots and Paragliding instructors. So with the team totally experienced and focused in the sport, they will deliver a safe experience with beautiful views around and make you a truly capable Paramotoring pilot.