PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Today's Date: January 26, 2006
3rd Annual 2006 Arizona Flying Circus
February 2 - 5, 2006
Francisco Grande Hotel & Golf Resort, Casa Grande, Arizona
For more information contact:
Arizona Powered Paragliding
Casa Grande, Arizona - February 2 - 5, 2006 - Arizona Powered Paragliding, a group of PPG flying enthusiasts, is hosting the 3rd Annual Arizona Flying Circus Light Flight Festival at The Francisco Grande Hotel & Golf Resort located in Casa Grande south of Phoenix, Arizona. (26000 W. Gila Bend Highway, Casa Grande, Arizona 85222, telephone 800-237-4238 or 520-836-6444)
Pilots from across the country are expected to attend this event, with some of the best pilots in the sport competing in performance contests. Equipment manufacturers and flight schools will provide information booths for spectators, and pilot seminars will be given for the flyers.
A powered paraglider, also known as a paramotor, is an Ultralight aircraft that resembles a parachute with an engine. The paraglider itself is made of fabric with no rigid structure and the pilot is suspended by lines and clipped into a harness. The motor is a lightweight backpack with a propeller giving thrust to allow the pilot to gain altitude or fly level. Similar but larger aircraft called powered parachutes will also be featured.
AZPPG (Arizana Powered Paragliding) is a cactus-roots organization dedicated to promote a safe, responsible and fun flying environment that aims to enhance, educate, and retain the incredible and colorful form of personal flight, Powered Paragliding (PPG) for and in Arizona. For more information visit the club's website at: http://www.azppg.com/