Powered Parachutes

OPB | Feb. 1, 2000 7:30 p.m.

For a small number of hobbyists, flying is as easy as hooking a parachute up to a motor and a three-wheeled buggy. Powered parachute pilots soar over central Oregon, but they have to get home before the wind picks up.

First Broadcast: 2000
Producer: Turiya

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