Electricity Basics

It’s easy to be confused by electricity and the onion of understanding has many, many layers. Here we aim to go just deep enough to be practical. Voltage is electrical pressure Start with voltage: electrical pressure. Remember that. Voltage is pushy. More voltage = more push. Car salesmen are high voltage, high pressure. Roll that […]

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A History Lesson

The short history of electric paramotor starts with a brief flight in 2001 by a German pilot using NiCad batteries and a 60 kg machine. Given the energy density (power capacity per weight) of NiCad we can see that it’s not ever going to provide long flights. That’s OK, it’s a start—and he didn’t have […]

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