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Bear Grylls remembers what he was doing ten years ago, 3650 days since Mission Everest. Ten years ago I led an expedition to return to Mount Everest, the mountain I had climbed aged 23, a mountain where I had risked everything and survived — just. I had always held a secret dream to return and […]

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Andrew Scaramanga and his UK X Race I was going to be racing with a full tank of fuel, a reserve and speed bar none of which form part of my usual set up… I arrived at the top of a remote hill in Dorset at 6 in the morning to find the race start […]

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Intrepid Traveller Scott Ritchie in South America Columbia, Equador Peru, and more ticks off another southern spell and takes me and my Zenith closer to the goal. Hello, fellow pilots! We just returned from another flying expedition in Peru and I’m finally taking some time to write a travel review on my Zenith paramotor and, […]

Team Pilots

Our Team Pilots Inspire in China Team buddies Phil Jennings (left) and Ric Womersley have been out having fun in China. Ric wrote back to Parajet central with the following words…  One of the great things about being part of the Parajet team is some of the opportunities we get to travel! Added into the […]

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Cayle Royce and His Icarus Trophy Childhood memories of sweet South African winds to 48 bitter days in a coma to Rum Punch on a finish line in Antigua to an MBE from the Queen.  Cayle grew up on farms in the wilds of Southern Africa with minimal supervision and access to vast expanses of […]

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The Best Competition I’ve Ever Been To Getting an invite to compete in the World Air Games was a great achievement for me. These events only happen every 4 years and are the equivalent to the Olympic Games for air sports.  With over 850 competitors from 55 countries competing in 23 different disciplines, which range […]

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My Way of Saying Thank You Five years ago, there was a knock at the door of my home. Thirteen strangers stood silently on my driveway with four rented RV’s parked behind them.  15 Min read… The only English-speaking stranger (Luc Trepanier), albeit with a strange French Canadian accent, explained he was told to come […]

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Parajet Attend Beach Blast 2015 Parajet MD, Tom Prideaux-Brune and Team pilot Kester Haynes recently crossed the pond to join US Distributer, John Erickson at the world’s largest beachfront powered paragliding event – Beach Blast 2015.   With pilots from over 16 countries flocking to Panama City Beach Florida, the event promises a safe and […]

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I Keep a List, I Suppose It’s a Bucket List of Sorts I knew that two things on the list could be ticked off together if the right opportunity came along – Surfing the famous Severn Bore and flying over Snowdonia.  When Soph (my girlfriend) and I saw this opportunity we hit the road early. […]

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New Parajet Madagascar Long Distance Record On 6 June 2015, I finally realised one of my dreams, to fly from Toamasina to Sainte-Marie Island in Madagascar by paramotor, a distance of 220km. Last year I had already set the Madagascar record for the longest paramotor flight at 4h30. It was with a Parajet Zenith Thor […]

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Bear Grylls Survival Race and Festival Thousands of runners had just taken part in the very first Bear Grylls Survival Race run around the beautiful North London Trent Park which dates back to the fourteenth century. “A walk in the park?” was the question I asked. “You must be joking” was the answer I kept […]

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Green Twins Break Tandem Record Ant and Tim Green flew tandem paramotors to over 5,000m above Mont Blanc, on 22 April 2015. The twins successfully broke the previous record using their Zenith Parajet paramotors.  Parajet would like to Congratulate the Green Twins on their amazing feat and look forward to seeing what else they achieve […]

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Parajet Attend Paramotor Mondial 2015 Blois, France Parajet MD, Tom Prideaux-Brune and Brand Manager Dom McLoughlin recently road-tripped to the Loire Valley region of France to attend the very first Paramotor Mondial trade show. Paramotor Mondial has been developed to follow in the footsteps of the famous Basse Ham event which now no longer runs. […]

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Parajet Win Local Business Innovation Award Parajet International, a manufacturer of paramotor backpack aircraft, has been named the ‘Great Innovation Shown By a Business’ award winner at this year’s Western Gazette Annual Business Awards; an event celebrating the success, hard work and achievement of businesses in Somerset and surrounding areas.  “All of our winners and […]

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Parajet Helps Launch UPS Campaign in the UK UPS today unveiled a new positioning message in the United Kingdom, UPS United Problem Solvers, which communicates the company’s unique capabilities to solve problems for all customers, ranging from small businesses to the largest global enterprises. “The scope of UPS services has expanded significantly in the United […]

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Duke of York Visits Parajet at WIRED 2014 Parajet were pleased to attend WIRED 2014, Wired Magazine’s fourth flagship event held at Tobacco Dock in the East End of London; the first two days were aimed at an adult audience and the final day was their “Next Generation” event for 12-18-year-olds. The event revolved around […]

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Parajet Launch Official Bear Grylls Paramotor Parajet International has teamed up with world-renowned adventurer and survival expert Bear Grylls to create the brand new BG Paramotor for intrepid explorers looking to take on new ways of experiencing the world.  The BG Paramotor specially configured by Bear Grylls, is the latest in ‘one man personal powered […]

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Parajet MD Attends Bahrain International Air Show Parajet Aerial Defence & Security Systems (PADSS), a newly formed division of Parajet International focused on supplying paramotors as an affordable and sustainable aerial recon platform, recently attended the Bahrain International Air Show to show off its capabilities.  Parajet Managing Director, Tom Prideaux-Brune, took part in the three-day […]

Team Pilots

Parajet’s New Green Credentials Parajet is extremely excited to announce that Timothy and Anthony Green, otherwise known as the ‘Acro twins’ will be joining the team for 2014. Since launching Acrotwin Productions in 2007, Tim and Ant have passionately dedicated themselves to bringing the sports of Paragliding, and now Paramotoring, to a wider audience through […]

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Fly an Endless Summer with the New Parajet Flying Suit The Summer is over and the Winter season is upon us, but don’t let that stop your enjoyment of flying. Parajet International, the UK-based paramotor manufacturer, have launched their new flying suit aimed at paramotor, paraglider and microlight pilots. Strategically designed by pilots for pilots, […]