Looking back
we see a series of defining moments

2000

BEGINNING OF A PASSION

It all began in 2000 in a humble garage workshop in Wiltshire, UK. Having acquired his first paramotor and learnt to fly in the late nineties, Parajet founder Gilo Cardozo started to design and developed the 180cc two-stroke Parajet XT aero engine.

2005

THE VOLUTION

The Parajet Volution was the world’s first Paramotor to be designed from the ‘ground up’ and use an entirely metal chassis. Heralded as a milestone in Paramotor evolution, it delivered a compact and transportable Paramotor with a unique aerofoil chassis and cage design offering superior strength.

2007

MISSION EVEREST

On the 14 May 2007 Gilo Cardozo and TV survivalist Bear Grylls took off from the foothills of the high Himalaya flying uniquely designed rotary-powered Paramotors. Bear began to ascend towards their target altitude, achieving an altitude of 29,494ft and catapulting the Parajet brand onto the world’s stage.

2009

FLYING CAR

In January 2009, the Parajet SkyRunner successfully completes its inaugural flight during a 6000km, 42-day fly-drive expedition from London to Tombouctou – the culmination of two years of development to build the world’s first practical flying car.

2009

ELECTRIC PARAMOTOR

During the summer of 2009 a team of Parajet pilots embarked on an exciting adventure covering 2000km. The Solar Electric Flight demonstrated solar-powered flight by paramotor combining the latest technology in solar energy and battery power.

2010

THE CYCLONE

Parajet launch the world’s first rotary-powered production Paramotor, the Cyclone. The Cyclone boasts responsive performance, high power-to-weight ratio and genuine design innovation. At its heart is the Rotron 294cc rotary aero engine.

2011

FAI SPEED RECORD

Parajet Team pilot Dean Eldridge breaks an FAI Speed Record with the rotary-powered Cyclone Paramotor, reaching an average speed of 73.84kph. Gilo Cardozo is honoured by the Queen with an MBE for services in business and engineering.

2011

THE VOLUTION 2

Parajet unleash the second generation of Volution Paramotor which is ligher in weight and boast increased performance. To celebrate the launch of the Volution 2, Bremont Watches commission a one-off special edition to showcase in their London store.

2012

RED BULL AIRFORCE

Red Bull Airforce select Parajet as official supplier. Parajet pilots break longest continuous flight by a powered paraglider record by circumnavigating the coast of Australia, a distance of 8500km, in two months. Parajet relocates to new, larger premises.

2012

THE ZENITH

Parajet launch the Zenith – the world’s first fully CNC-machined Paramotor designed to give unrivalled precision and consistency in its production. It’s groundbreaking design has influenced the landscape and Zenith-inspired designs can now be seen throughout the industry.

2013

PADSS PROGRAM

After successful deployment with the Palm Bay Police Department in Florida, Parajet launch the Parajet Aerial Defense and Security Systems program – a unique and cost effective solution to aerial intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance.

2014

BG PARAMOTOR

Designed in partnership with TV survivalist Bear Grylls, the BG Paramotor Adventure & Explorer Special Editions helped launch Bear’s fans and new pilots into the unique and exciting world of aerial exploration, taking them without limits to wherever their adventure leads.

2014

THE VOLUTION 3

Our latest generation of Volution Paramotor respects its heritage without being a slave to it. The Volution 3 is pure Parajet – the culmination of all the experience gained through our pioneering design, engineering innovation and Paramotoring expertise.

2016

THE FALCO

Parajet launch Falco. Masterfully crafted from lightweight and strong T45 Steel Tube and conveniently designed to work together with our Volution Paramotor, Falco produces a truly unforgettable flying experience.

2016

THE MAVERICK

Parajet launch Maverick. Uncompromising quality and performance, blended with a simpler, more rationalized design; the Maverick offers even easier access to the incredible sport of Paramotoring. Designed to achieve that perfect poise with weight, strength and safety, the Maverick is everything a pilot needs.