Paraborne Aviation

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Paraborne Aviation
Type Private company
Industry Aerospace
Fate Out of business circa 2004
Key people Scott Alan
Products paramotors

Paraborne Aviation was an American aircraft manufacturer based in Kissimmee, Florida. Founded by Scott Alan, the company specialized in the design and manufacture of paramotors.[1][2][3]

Paraborne started off as the US distributor for the Goodwin Buckshot wheeled powered parachute design and the Daiichi Kosho Company's foot-launched Beat and Whisper paramotors. When Daiichi Kosho ceased production Alan designed his own derivative aircraft, the Paraborne Backplane, but it was not a commercial success and Paraborne ceased produced and went out of business in about 2004.[1][2][3]

Aircraft[edit]

Summary of aircraft built by Paraborne Aviation
Model name First flight Number built Type
Paraborne Backplane 1999 Paramotor

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cliche, Andre: Ultralight Aircraft Shopper's Guide 8th Edition, page D-23. Cybair Limited Publishing, 2001. ISBN 0-9680628-1-4
  2. ^ a b Goin, Jeff (n.d.). "Powered Paragliders From the Past". Foot Flyer. Retrieved 4 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Downey, Julia: 2000 Trike and 'Chute Directory, Kitplanes, Volume 17, Number 2, February 2000, pages 50-51. Kitplanes Acquisition Company. ISSN 0891-1851