A Day With Ozone at GDC
2015-12-02 (added 02/18/2016) Fun was nearby. I came to play.
Photos by Travis Burns, Don Jordan
World Champion Alex Mateo doesn't stay on the ground long. Here he's
taking his little Slalom wing for another raucous ride.
It was quite the gathering.
Former Widebody Airline Captain Don Jordan, still foot launching in
his 80th year of life, and showing off an innovative windsock holder.
Emilia helped me out while trying all the fun new stuff. She's a
pleasure to be around.
Eric Farewell towing Ozone's acro pilot Cade up with his new high-end
Talking with their film guru, Ron.
Flying one slow aircraft over another. I frequently talk about the
paramotor as being the world's slowest aircraft but, alas, the
helicopter and balloon do win there.
The Spider was a new release from Ozone using lightweight fabric.
Nice handling, super easy launching, some small amount of sacrifice in
durability depending on how you use it.
Ozone 2015 Mojo
The new Mojo is their lightweight, super easy inflating beginner
Pap has come out with a paramotor airbag harness as an option for
their motors. That's really cool and I hope other motor makers start
offering the same thing. It's built much like free flight versions. The
air can escape fast enough so you can still get the seat to go mostly
flush against the frame it doesn't impeed your running. Check out the
launching pic above.
2015 Ozone Spyder
Nice handling, spry, with the super lightweight fabric.
Travis Burns is a photographer, flyer of many things, former Coast
Guard, etc., and he helped me get some pictures. The better ones are