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Producing the safest, most powerful and reliable paramotors in the world since 1998. Out selling our competition over 10 to 1. Imagine the most exhilarating and accessible form of flight for about the cost of a dirt bike. An aircraft that can be stored in your car and assembled for flight in minutes. Launching from almost anywhere and once airborne enjoy the thrill of open flight. Paramotors cost less then $5 per hour to run, are lightweight, easier to take on holiday than a mountain bike and much more fun. Ownership is easy and learning to fly is quick, safe, inexpensive and truly exhilarating.



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  • Paramotor Documentary Short From BlackHawk!

    They’ve been called “the dirtbikes of the sky… human drones… or flying cars… Upon seeing one, spectators will stop dead in their tracks – staring up at the sky and often exclaiming “What in the world is that and where can I get one!” We call them Paramotors or Powered Paragliders. For those who have […]


    We are looking for a new BlackHawk Team Member to work directly in the office of the largest domestic Powered Paragliding Manufacturer! This is a great opportunity to become part of the fastest-growing form of Aviation. Below are a list of the things we are looking for. To apply for this position, please send us […]


    Looking for an affordable vacation for you or the entire family? How does a week of FREE camping and flying machines in beautiful Valley Springs California sound? Not a bad idea! Each year in April, Pilots and families from all over the world make their way to “The West Coast’s Greatest Powered Paragliding Event!” There’s […]

  • Mysterious Cross Country Paramotor Adventure & What BlackHawk Discovered!

    In this video, Team Pilots took off from the BlackHawk Ranch in Valley Springs California – during our annual Fall Fly-In to go explore. This area has become a mecca for cross-country adventures and the ever-changing terrain is endless! Valley Springs happens to be where BlackHawk Paramotors are made, and where over 160 students this […]

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What Our Customers Say About BlackHawk:

A friend of mine purchased a new BH 313 with a Rhino cage and picked it up at the show. Although he had a few issues with the starter at first, Mike and his staff worked tirelessly until his unit was ready to fly. They even offered to give him another new unit, but he patiently waited until they had it fixed. They were genuinely concerned about taking care of the problems and making sure he was happy. Even Leon Massa from the Compact Radial Engines was there to make sure the problems were resolved. My friend is now the new ParaToys dealer for Tennessee!

I was so impressed with the hospitality Mike showed to us, and the time that Bob spent with me the year before, I sold one of my units and bought a new BH 313 and Rhino cage at the show and had it shipped home. When it arrived, I found that UPS had damaged the frame during shipping. I contacted Mike and he immediately contacted UPS and had it picked up and he sent me new unit. Within a short time I had it mounted to my TrikeBuggy Bullet and I was in the air.

To Bob, Mike, Michelle, and the whole ParaToys crew, THANK YOU! I wish you all the very best success in your new endeavors and thank you for your dedication and continued contributions to this wonderful sport of Powered Paragliding!

David Schultz
It was nice to meet you last weekend…always good to put a face to a name. You’ve got a great a place, and the improvements you’re doing will make it that much more enticing to train and fly at your ranch…I am looking forward to visiting again!

I’d like to express to you what a great experience I had training with Rick Hallowes! My wife and I were warmly greeted by Rick upon our arrival at his home. He had all of my equipment, that I would be taking home, laid-out and described the unfamiliar items to me. As you know we got off to a slow start with the broken axle on the quad, but I thoroughly enjoyed the time watching you and the other pilots flying about.

Although I felt my progression was relatively slow (given my past experience with free-flight), Rick was very kind with his patience and diligence. His knowledge and experience on both the equipment and his ability to convey procedures was greatly appreciated. He was able to make the most use of our time with taxiing during the calmer parts of the days and teaching about the equipment and kiting during the windier conditions. Alas, during the final hours I was able to get aloft! What a great time! It took a few minutes to get the feel of a different wing and a motor, but Rick coached me through it with ease. We were able to perform a couple of low level fly-bys and landings before darkness set upon the field. Rick also took several pictures which he has since e-mailed me. Good memories!

Mike Flowers

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Disclaimer & Warning About Paramotoring, Paramotor Equipment, and Training:

Powered Paragliding, as with any form of flight, carries potential risks including personal injury, property damage, or death. This sport can be as safe or as dangerous as you choose to make it. All Equipment is not intended for acrobatic or competitive use, in any way, shape or form. Do not purchase equipment or participate in this sport unless you are prepared to personally assume ALL risks. We require you receive professional training from a qualified instructor before you attempt to assemble, start, use or fly your Paramotor / Powered Paragliding equipment. Self-training greatly increases your chances of equipment and physical damage or death. Beware of purchasing used equipment, Do it Yourself kits, PPG Plans, or anything for sale on online auction sites at under market prices. REFUND POLICY: All sales are final & we do not refund prepaid equipment or services. A 3% credit card processing fee will be added to any Paramotor Package purchased without the presence of the purchaser. BlackHawk Paramotors USA Inc. offers the safest and most reliable equipment on the market. Learning on new reliable equipment will produce the best environment and circumstance for safe and successful training. BlackHawk Paramotors USA Inc. & Velocity Paragliders USA (a division of BlackHawk Paramotors USA Inc.) reserves the right to refuse sales and training to any individual which we deem unfit or unsafe to fly. BlackHawk Paramotors USA Inc. & Velocity Paragliders USA (a division of BlackHawk Paramotors USA Inc.) assumes no liability or responsibility for the proper assembly, use, maintenance, or performance of any equipment supplied by BlackHawk Paramotors USA Inc., its owners, dealers, or employees. This website, it’s information, & our policies are subject to change, at any time, without prior notice.