Powered Parachute Flying at Sunset

Denny McKay on his first solo powered parachute flight in Greenville, IL.

Photograph by Roy Beisswenger

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Powered Parachutes Are All About Having Fun!

Below are some pictures put together showing the "lighter side" of flying powered parachutes. We hope you enjoy them! If you have any pictures that you would like to have added to this gallery, please send them along to me at roy@easyflight.com.

So There I was.....

Back in the "Big One" it took a special breed of powered parachutist to conduct operations over Germany. Flack from the ground, fighters from the air, soil in your pants. There was a lot going on. Remember kids, stay out of the Military Operational Areas!

Alert 5 Aircraft on the ready deck of the Greenville Airforce Base
Bill Dean back in 1944. Yes, he does seem pretty well preserved for someone in his 80's!

Super-Secret Alert 5 Aircraft Photo!

This Just In From Capt. Buck Naked:

"While performing super-secret (and I'm not kidding) spy work at the Greenville Air Force Base, I was able to snap this photo of the Alert 5 aircraft on the ready deck awaiting orders to scramble.  For your eyes only."

Alert 5 Aircraft on the ready deck of the Greenville Airforce Base
Don't tell anyone that this is on the internet!

Shoot for the Moon!

Fly a Powered Parachute Today!

Tom Becker Flies his Powered Parachute "On the Moon"
Tom Becker discovers that flying a powered parachute is out of this world!

Powered Paraglider Pilots Invade Greenville!

Part One: The 2008 Powered Paraglider World Air Games Qualifier

Part Two: Powered Paraglider Raid on Keysport and Carlyle Lake, Illinois