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Old Jan 10, 2014, 10:03 AM   #1
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Down at the beach last night I saw this guy flying his powered parachute up and down the coast at about 200 ft. altitude. Despite a fairly strong sea breeze he was managing about 6-8 mph.
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Old Jan 10, 2014, 10:06 AM   #2
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Not as fancy as some that have a frame and landing wheel(s). He was flying for at least 45 minutes. Didn't have a long telephoto lens with me (only the 24-105), so I had to do some fairly extreme cropping here.
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Looks interesting but there is no way I want to strap a gas tank and over sized food chopping blade to my back.
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Old Jan 15, 2014, 3:09 PM   #4
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Reminds me of the Riddick Bowe vs Evander Hollyfield fight November 6, 1993.
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That was a powered hang glider if I remember correctly. That was funny though.
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