Blackhawk Paramotors USA say the new, second-generation Airmax 220 is more powerful and smoother running throughout its range than the original, offering 30hp.
It uses forced-air cooling, and has a new pipe system designed to reduce vibration and improve durability. A secondary pipe connection reduces joint stress and increases the overall power of the machine.
The Airmax 220 can take up to 170kg loads, and is suitable for footlaunch and wheeled use.
Oisín Creagh flew his paramotor from Ireland to Africa in August / September 2016, to raise awareness and funds for an African charity. His expedition has earned him a nomination for an award with Ireland’s Outsider magazine – the winners will be announced on 2 February 2016. The Irishman, who was dubbed ‘lawnmower man’ by Irish newspapers, planned and executed […]
The FAI World Paramotor Championships kicks off on 20 August 2016 for one week of high calibre classic competition. The venue is an airfield in the south of England, and the competition will run at the same time as the World Microlight Championships. The microlight competition will be directed by eight-time FAI World or European […]
Michel Carnet won the 2016 British Paramotor Championships, ahead of Mark Morgan and Ric Womersley. Paul Smith and Jamie Goodridge report from the event, which took place in Swindon, UK, at the end of June. The British Open Paramotor Championships 2016 were held this year on farmland in Swindon between the 25th and 28th June in […]