Daily Archives: March 3, 2011

Into the Wind: Of Airplanes, Ducks and Movies

An interesting fact about powered paragliding in Russia: It’s illegal. The only legal flying performed in Russia is done by commercial and military pilots. Fortunately Russian aviation authorities tend to ignore the small PPG community. It was comforting knowledge as I found myself 2,500 feet over Moscow — one of the few people, and certainly one of the very few Americans to experience such a joy.