Learn about paratrike, paramotor, powered paragliding and how to enjoy this unique experience in Gran Canaria
What is paratrike, paramotor, powered paragliding? Is it possible to go paragliding in Gran Canaria? We know it. Paratrike – paramotor – powered paragliding is something so new and different, that you probably have many questions about the practice, performance and safety of it. In this section, we will answer the most frequent questions we receive.
And yes, paratrike, paramotor, powered paragliing is one of the safest flying machines known, with the lowest rate in the statistics of incidents.
In Sky Rebels, we have the best equipment and the best professionals to make your paratrike – paramotor – powered paragliding flying experience over Maspalomas (Gran Canaria) something unique and unforgettable.
Paratrike, paramotor, powered paraglider is an evolution of paragliding that arises from the need to practice this activity in areas without enough height. Thus glider pilots began to be equipped with back engines, to help on takeoff in those areas (PPG).
Afterwards, arose the idea of incorporating a wheeled cart (trike) which eliminated the need for any type of physical effort during takeoff and landing; while improving safety conditions during these phases. Thus, emerged the paratrike, which combines the versatility of paragliding with the comfort and safety of aeroplane flight.
There are different types of paratrike, paramotor, powered paragliding machines. At Sky Rebels, we have the best brands and suppliers in the market to offer you the highest quality in your paratrike – paramotor – powered paragliding flight over Maspalomas (Gran Canaria).
Practicing paratrike, paramotor, powered paragliding flight does not require any specific physical condition, nor is limited to any age because it does not require any physical effort by the passenger to perform this activity. Thus, even people with a disability or reduced mobility can fly on paratrike.
However, there is a restriction on the weight of the passenger; being the minimum allowed 30 kg and maximum 100 kg. For safety reasons, we must be very strict regarding to this question, and will check your exact weight before the activity.
At Sky Rebels, we assure you that you will enjoy a fantastic flight in paratrike – paramotor – powered paragliding over Maspalomas (Gran Canaria) accompanied by the best human team.
You can do this activity whenever weather conditions are appropriate. Because of the privileged location of the Canary Islands, it makes an ideal place for flights almost every day of the year. To ensure optimal flight conditions, we always check the weather forecast before each flight.
In Maspalomas (Gran Canaria) we have optimal weather conditions that guarantee the practice of paratrike, paramotor, powered paragliding flight throughout the year.
In Sky Rebels, we have our own private flight field for paragliding, paramotor and paratrike, located in the south of Gran Canaria, about 10 minutes from Maspalomas.
The paratrike, paramotor, powered paragliding flight differs from other aircraft and aerodynes flights for being a flight at lower speeds. This alows our pilots to have more control and better response time to any possible incidents that might occur, and to make it very safe. We also include elements of active and passive safety, such as helmets, emergency parachute, lifejackets and liferafts. All this so that you can live a flight over Maspalomas (Gran Canaria) with all the security guarantees.
It is a tandem flight; namely a pilot accompanied by a passenger. Therefore, flights are individual and one at a time. This allows us to offer each passenger a fully adapted experience according to your wishes. While one passenger is making his flight, the rest will wait their turn at our private’s airfield terminal, enjoying beautiful views and a picnic.
For the 18 minutes flight, it includes:
- Tandem flight in paratrike
- Safety and communications material
- Accidents and civil liability insurances
- Transfer from your hotel
- Breakfast (coffee, tea, water and snacks)
- HD Video and photos
- Baptism ceremony
- The company reserves the right to cancel the activity due to technical or meteorological reasons. In this case, the amount paid will be refunded.
- If the client cancels the activity more than 48 hours in advance, the amount paid will be reimbursed, except for 10% per passenger for management expenses.
- If the client cancels the activity less than 48 hours in advance, no refund will be made.
- In any of the following cases, Sky Rebels will reimburse the client:
- That the client is in a state of intoxication or under the effects of drugs
- That the activity be cancelled due to the deliberate delay of the client or due to his not attending the activity
- Exceeding the weight limit