July 27/17 – Testimonial from Maciej

I had a lot of fun working with Andre during the days of training I had with Powered Paragliding Ontario. Andre provided a good mix of firm, calculated instruction and corrections while still keeping the atmosphere light, so it felt easy to ask the numerous questions that cropped up. I feel like his experience in the field and years of teaching experience really made the process go smoothly. Like any form of aviation, training is an absolute must and I would be happy to recommend Andre and Powered Paragliding Ontario to anyone seeking to undertake this truly incredible endeavour.

Maciej

July 26/17 – I am away

I am away till Aug 18 back in my home country – Czech Republic. I am not getting any of my voice mails and text messages.

I do get my emails but not every day. Responses will be slower then usual.

Thanks for understanding.

Have a great summer.

Andre

July 17/17 – John and Konstantin

John managed his first two flights tonight. Very well done.

Konstantin added 6 more flights to his log book. He has 32 and has completed TC Canada flight requirement to get his ULTRA Permit.

Congratulations to both of you!

 

July 16/17 – Do not buy PPG on Ebay or Kijiji

This is a unit currently up for sale

 

I would like to draw attention to the hay bailing rope and 4 different kinds of tape holding cage together. The amazing double ring upgrade from 1/4 soft steel wire and the premium feature – not 1 but 2 windsocks!

Note this is not a joke. This is an actual unit for sale??!!

July 12/17 – Andre flying

This was part of my demo for John and Ben

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July 12/17 – John is kiting

John has cracked the kiting. We have tried test takeoff with machine on and he is ready to solo. Most likely next training session.

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July 9/17 – PPG course – day 2 am

Kiting this morning. John has almost have it nailed.

Ben came to work on his kiting too

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Only 1 student in this class, John who hasb {PPL. Ground school done. Then at the field from 3 pm on. Wev started with motor intro work then kited till 8 pm. John has been working on reverse inflation.

June 28/17 am – Tandem with Eric

It was beautiful morning. Grass was dry and no wind. It took me six tries to get off the ground. Grrr. I could not figure out why but then I have realized that I left my baseball cap on and put my helmet over top of it?! The sunshield was restricting my vision. What a dummy I am! I’ve done this once before.

Flight itself is quite bumpy near the ground even though it was very early in the morning. We end up climbing to about 2000 feet to enjoy very smooth air but not a lot of penetration up there. We have worked our way towards Welland canal but it was slow On our way back though we were clicking about 70 km/h per hour. Very bumpy and quite thermally on my landing approach.

Great flight after while. I’m glad we finally got to do it because we had to reschedule about five times. Not very good season this year for PPG

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