Hi everyone! We're hard at work trying to keep our community clean, so if you see any spam, please report it here and we'll review ASAP!  Thanks a million!
7,503 Users Online
  • 640,129,772 Downloads
  • 1,696,349 Wallpapers
  • 1,565,068 Members
  • 12,971,712 Votes
  • 5,965,287 Favorites

Under Parachutes

A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag (or in the case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift). Parachutes are usually made out of light, strong fabric, originally silk, now most commonly nylon.

Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying paragliders: lightweight, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing.

A powered parachute, often abbreviated PPC, and also called a motorised parachute or paraplane, is a type of aircraft that consists of a parachute with a motor and wheels.

Group Information

Last Activity: 1 Months Ago
Group Leader: gundega
Moderators: None
Submissions: Open
Group Visitors: 5,760
Founded: July 12th, 2018

Top Contributors

Recently Active Members

Recently Joined Members

NitsaP

Recently Added Wallpapers

Bells Beach, Australia
Bells Beach, AustraliaUploaded by: gundega
Date Uploaded: 4/24/21
Resolution: 1829x1143
Downloads: 41
Comments: 0
Favorited: 2
Points: +3
In Paraplane over Fields
In Paraplane over FieldsUploaded by: gundega
Date Uploaded: 3/16/21
Resolution: 1714x1071
Downloads: 17
Comments: 0
Favorited: 0
Points: +3
Kiting in Latvia
Kiting in LatviaUploaded by: gundega
Date Uploaded: 3/14/21
Resolution: 1440x900
Downloads: 71
Comments: 2
Favorited: 1
Points: +1
Paragliding over Coast
Paragliding over CoastUploaded by: gundega
Date Uploaded: 8/1/20
Resolution: 2085x1303
Downloads: 120
Comments: 0
Favorited: 1
Points: +2
Paragliding over Mountains
Paragliding over MountainsUploaded by: gundega
Date Uploaded: 6/29/20
Resolution: 4173x2608
Downloads: 26
Comments: 1
Favorited: 2
Points: +3
Start of Paragliding
Start of ParaglidingUploaded by: gundega
Date Uploaded: 6/8/20
Resolution: 1791x1120
Downloads: 27
Comments: 0
Favorited: 1
Points: +1

Recent Discussions

No discussion threads have been created in this group yet!

Group Details

Parachute, device that slows the vertical descent of a body falling through the atmosphere or the velocity of a body moving horizontally.

Paragliding, sport of flying parachutes with design modifications that enhance their gliding capabilities.

Paraplane, a motor-powered flying machine consisting of a parachute attached to a rigid framework.

Welcome pictures of parachutes, paragliders and paraplanes!


Welcome to other my pleasure group and aircraft group:

https://www.desktopnexus.com/groups/resorts/
https://www.desktopnexus.com/groups/seaplanes/

This is Desktop Nexus Group, independently organized and operated by members of our community, focused around a specific theme or topic.   Find more groups!
6,184
Points
#1,524
Group Rank