[Ref. Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, FAA-H-8083-25B Page 5-13]
A powered parachute wing is a parachute that has a cambered upper surface and a flatter under surface.
The pilot and passenger sit in tandem in front of the engine, which is located at the rear of a vehicle. The airframe is attached to the parachute via two attachment points and lines.
Control is accomplished by both power and the changing of the airfoil via the control lines.