Powered paragliders take flight in Lake Wales - FOX 13 News

Powered paragliders take flight in Lake Wales

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Have you ever wanted to see a power paraglider? Well, now is the time.

This week the historic Chalet Suzanne in Lake Wales is hosting "Wings Over Winter."  More than 150 pilots from all over the world are attending this year's second annual event.

The picturesque Florida landscape offers a perfect backdrop for free flying, races, kiting wars, aerobatics, spot landing trails, and tandem instructional flights.

The powered paragliders will take flight from 6:30 a.m. until 10 a.m., and then from 3:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. depending on wind and weather.

The event is free. For more information, go to www.wingsoverwinter.com.

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