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Saucisse BAG - Look after your new wing

Packing your wing in a concertina bag helps preserve the integrity of the leading edge reinforcement and hence prolongs the lifespan of the wing and helps to maintain its handling throughout its life 

 

Saucisse Light:  £44.95 Total price inc p+p = £45.95

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NOVA PHANTOM – a new era in paragliding

Performance for All

Top-end performance with low-end B pilot demand (EN/LTF B)

 

The PHANTOM offers the safety of a basic intermediate with the performance of a top-end wing. This has been made possible through probably the most complex construction ever used in a serial-production wing.

The idea. At NOVA we asked ourselves what a low-end EN B would look like if it was constructed without being restricted by technical complexity. The result is the PHANTOM.

Experience progress. The PHANTOM is a new, completely revolutionary paraglider – with a similar aspect-ratio to the ION and with 99 cells, it combines the safety of the ION series with high-level performance. Exceptional directional stability as well as unique precision and simplicity underpin the excellent handling.

Maximum complexity. With 99 cells, 804 needle-eye ribs and 3200 slots in the profiles and diagonal ribs to reduce weight, the PHANTOM could be the most complex and technically elaborate wing ever made. With more than 3000 individual components, it sets a new benchmark in paraglider construction.

Pleasure without compromise. The PHANTOM is mainly constructed using 27 gram sail cloth. Combined with the weight-optimised inner construction, the size S wing weighs less than 5 kg. Little weight and low aspect ratio result in maximum safety. Never before has so much performance been so easy to fly.

 

You can order the Phantom now. All sizes (XXS, XS, S, M, L) have been certified as EN/LTF B. Delivery 8-12 weeks

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NOVAPhantom XS 60-90 kg: Total price inc p+p = £5849 Add to basket.
NOVA Phantom S 80-100 kg: Total price inc p+p = £5849 Add to basket.
NOVA Phantom M 90-110 kg: Total price inc p+p = £5849 Add to basket.
NOVA Phantom L 100-130 kg: Total price inc p+p = £5849 Add to basket.

 

 
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Advance Epsilon 8

     Perfectly balanced with unmistakeable looks. The new EPSILON 8 conveys a distinctive feel-good factor and glows with an ideal mix of precision, performance and safety.

Unique quality and an innovative inner life transform this ADVANCE classic into a robust lightweight. Enjoy the spellbinding experience of flying the EPSILON 8 – true friendship awaits.

Relax and enjoy the thermals The EPSILON 8 demonstrates a very successful combination of pitch and turn behaviour. Steering demands are answered directly and precisely.

The EPSILON 8’s compact and stable canopy invites plenty of confidence from the beginning. Even in challenging conditions pilots feel calm and content, able to enjoy the thermals in a relaxed frame of mind.

Comfortable Long life thanks to a unique high quality light structure.    Not just very light, but downright robust as well: the EPSILON 8 gets attention with its unique choice of materials. Upper and lower surfaces are made of the normal strong European Porcher cloth. Inside the wing the latest technology from the OMEGA XALPS comes into play. Thus the EPSILON 8 weighs almost as little as a light wing, and even so has a long lifespan.

Many performance-enhancing new technologies are featured in the EPSILON 8. It was designed as a three-liner but has only one gallery level. This skimps on line metres and reduces drag. Precisely computed double-3D-shaping provides a super-smooth surface in the critical nose area, and supports the correct shape of the real-life profile.

The Epsilon 8 has its EN/LTF certification in all sizes. Production in the ADVANCE factory in Vietnam is running at full speed.

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ADVANCE Epsilon 8 23 55-75 kg (75-85kg): Total price inc p+p = £3130 Add to basket.
ADVANCE Epsilon 8 25 70-90 kg (90-100kg): Total price inc p+p = £3130 Add to basket.
ADVANCE Epsilon 8 27 80-105 kg (105-120kg): Total price inc p+p = £3130 Add to basket.
ADVANCE Epsilon 8 29 95-125 kg (125-140kg): Total price inc p+p = £3130 Add to basket.

 

 
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Nova ion 4

Performance for All

High performance, light and a master at turning: the ION 4 has a better glide than the MENTOR 3.

At 3.95 kg (XXS) it is feather light and thanks to its smart brakes, it offers impressive handling and climb performance. Discover the new milestone in the ION series!  

Another NOVA wing which sets the benchmark in its class while remaining easy to fly.

The ION 4 performs better on glide than the MENTOR 3 – which was the first EN/LTF B wing to fly an FAI triangle over 300km.

The first evidence of the wing’s performance potential was shown by XC ace Bernhard Peßl, who flew 347 kilometres over the Brazilian scrubland. He has the highest praise for the ION 4. “As well as the incredible glide performance the wing offers an impressive thermalling experience.”

The wing is as light as possible without compromising on strength and durability.

The ION 4 has been kitted out with all the features that make our wings perform so well. As well as Smart Cells and Air Scoop we have also used the new PPSL-191 lines for the first time. These reduce drag by approximately 12 percent.

On the ION 4 we have used a clever brake geometry – brake attachment points are positioned on the trailing edge to run in line with the direction of force. We call this Smart Brakes. The optimised brake geometry results in a clean trailing edge which markedly improves performance during slow flight.

You can order the ION 4 now. All sizes (XXS, XS, S, M, L) have been certified as EN/LTF B.

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NOVA Ion 4 55-80 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2949 Add to basket.
NOVA Ion 4 70-90 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2949 Add to basket.
NOVA Ion 4 80-100 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2949 Add to basket.
NOVA Ion 4 90-110 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2949 Add to basket.
NOVA Ion 4 100-130 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2949 Add to basket.

 

 
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BGD WASP

The Wasp is designed for the pilot who wants to continue to progress after leaving flight school or the recreational pilot looking for a safe reliable wing that uses the latest technology.

Several performance enhancing design features have been incorporated in the glider giving better stability and glider cleanliness. The Wasp offers easy and responsive handling with good performance. At the safer end of the EN-B range, it is a rock solid glider that everyone will feel comfortable flying.

The Wasp profits from our latest evolution in glider design. The wings structure is clean and simple. The Cord Cut Billow technology really enhances stability and performance on this glider. Our Optimized Line Layout system yields a total line length of just 328m on the M size providing less drag and better flying. We have used a Plastic Reinforced Leading Edge and Elliptic cell openings give the Wasp a clean nose and progressive, smooth collapse recovery.

Bruce Goldsmith’s gliders are known for having great handling, the Wasp is no exception!

DGAC certified for Paramotoring 

EN-B certified for Paragliding    

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BGD Wasp 65-85 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2659 Add to basket.
BGD Wasp 80-105 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2659 Add to basket.
BGD Wasp 100-120 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2659 Add to basket.
BGD Wasp PPG 65-105 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2659 Add to basket.
BGD Wasp PPG 80-125 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2659 Add to basket.
BGD Wasp PPG 100-145 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2659 Add to basket.

 

 
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Pro- Design CugA 

German value & efficiency

The Cuga is Pro-Design's entry level glider: Excellent for a broad spectrum of pilots, especially for beginners and occasional, recreational pilots Development concentrated on fundamentals expected from a modern paraglide:

  • LTF 1
  • diagonal ribs
  • latest materials, including Porcher Skytex
Resulting Characteristics:
  • easy inflation, ground handling and landing
  • high flight and maximum speed
  • easy in-flight handling
  • maximum stability, maximum safety
  • tolerance to pilot's mistake
  • suitable for paramotoring

Aimed at pilots who are looking for the perfect first wing, the Cuga offers the highest levels of security and very forgiving flying characteristics despite offering wonderful handling and high performance.

Cuga allows you to concentrate wholeheartedly on improving your piloting skills and on having fun without being held back by your canopy.

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Pro Design Cuga small: Total price inc p+p = £ 2199.00 Add to basket.
Pro Design Cuga Med: Total price inc p+p = £ 2199.00 Add to basket.
Pro Design Cuga Large: Total price inc p+p = £ 2199.00 Add to basket.
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Pro Design Accura2

For pilots looking for performance and easy thermalling – its excellent performance, as well as balanced, quick and accurate handling convince more and more experienced pilots, who do not want to go without a large safety potential and relaxed flying. The ACCURA is unique – not easy to describe, but easy to prove! light weight (ideal for Para-Trekking too) balanced and quick handling easy launch behavior best performance in its class highest quality materials with accurate workmanship Ram Air-pockets V-ribs HR Speed-System TETS-brake attachments top design the entry level 1-2 Accura2 is a class leader. Ideally suited to the newly qualified pilot through to the XC pilot stepping down from a high performance wing.

This glider will look after you, while making XC flying fun.

Another important new development from PRO-DESIGN is the new pre-stretched and bend-insensitive Dyneema line. These highly durable lines have an increased breaking strength while remaining consistent in length. A special A-folding line for easily doing big-ears is also standard.

PRO-DESIGN guarantees our well-known top quality workmanship and the use of only the highest quality materials!

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Accura2 60: 60-80 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599 Add to basket.
Accura2 75: 75-95 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599 Add to basket.
Accura2 90: 90-110 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599 Add to basket.
Accura2 105: 105-135 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599 Add to basket.
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AiRCROSS U-FLY

German design and French panache

outstanding passive safety with extreme high glide ratio and performance The U fly is our new LTF 1-2 / EN B certified glider. The U fly combines high performance with outstanding high passive safety in the class of 1-2 / B gliders. The certification center Air Touquoise confirmed this during the passed certification tests, 86 checkpoints were successfully completed, 83 of those the U fly passed with a LTF 1 / EN A, the rest of 3 checkpoints the U fly passed with a 1-2 / B. Our U fly is for 96,5% a pure LTF 1/ EN-A glider with a high performance potential. Links to the U fly test reports : LTF / EN Flying the U fly means : you notice immediately a great glide ratio and great performance. no Stress when you launch, the U fly is very easy to start, handles like a schoolglider no Stress during the flight, the U fly offers extreme high passive savety without making compromises concerning performance. you can use a wide speed area, the trimmspeed of the U fly ist high and the speedsystem is very effective too. you have the advantage of innovative, longliving materials. you will like the precise and agile handling of the glider.

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UFly: 60-80 kg: Total price inc p+p = £1899  LAST ONE! Blue Add to basket.
 
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aircross U-fly 2 DHV1/2

The AirCross U fly 2 provides security and performance. It is the perfect glider for the pilot who demands a huge amount of passive safety, but still need to have enough performance reserves to go on XC.

Paragliding lets nothing remains static, constant innovation and new ideas are incorporated into the development of new gliders. So also with the U fly2, the experience and knowledge in recent years of research flowed into the U fly 2.

A key feature of the U fly 2 are the smaller line diameters obtained by a hybrid line mix. This is not like the U fly 1 exclusively made ​​of Dyneema, but now from both unsheathed Aramid lines and PPSL Dyneema lines. This mix guarantees an even longer line length resistance over the years beneath the advantage of a reduced line drag.

Another feature is the completely reworked nose profile. Here a new profile was used to make the U fly 2 even more efficient and to achieve a better glide. Now the leading edge is stabilized by rods that sustain the profile perfectly and at the same time help to save weight. Perfectly positioned crossports ensure the lateral ventilation of the individual chambers and accelerate the re-inflation of the glider after a one-sided deflation.

The newly developed profile helps the U fly 2 to an even higher stability against turbulence over the entire speed range.

 
U-Fly2 Small 60-80 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599.00 Add to basket.
U-Fly2 Medium 75-95 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599.00 Add to basket.
U-Fly2 Large 87-110 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599.00 Add to basket.
U-Fly2  Extra Large 105-130 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599.00 Add to basket.
U-Share (uncertified) XC Dual or XXL solo 140-170 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2899.00 Add to basket.
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INDEPENDENCE Pioneer EN-A

Outstanding performance combined with maximum safety! The Pioneer is our latest development in the beginner segment, with a performance probably never before reached in the LTF/EN A class. The targets we defined for this glider were extremely high.

- completely new profile which covers a large performance spectrum and has still enough passive safety reserve. In this new profile we have also built in the kink resistant plastic rods on the leading edge. This reinforcements gives the Pioneer a perfect profile accuracy which affects glide angle and take off behavior very positive.

- Only three risers for easy and simple line sorting. Moreover, by this line reduction the drag of the lines is significant reduced.

An incedible glide angle, especially so at speed, such that a comparion with many higher classified Paragliders shows the Pioneer to be the better wing

The Pioneer is the ideal glider for ambitious and talented student pilots who want to make their first experience with cross country flights. But also for safety orientated pilots who want a relaxed and stress less flying without having a comrpomise in performance it is the first choice. 

 

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Independence Pioneer (55)60-75 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599.00 Add to basket.
Independence Pioneer 60-80 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599.00 Add to basket.
Independence Pioneer 80-105 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599.00 Add to basket.
Independence Pioneer 90-115 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599.00 Add to basket.
Independence Pioneer 110-135 kg: Total price inc p+p = £2599.00 Add to basket.

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Advance Alpha 

The Rolex of paragliding - This is the most secure DHV 1 yet with respectable performance.

Easy to pilot and safe, the ALPHA is ideal for:

  • Beginners, during and after training.
  • The regular pilot who makes progress and wants a glider with modern performance but easy to handle; for example the pilot of an ALPHA 4 who wants to move up in the range.
  • The pilot who flies occasionally (less than 30 flights a year), even if he is an experienced pilot (he will have real fun and will feel safe).
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Advance Alpha 23: 55-80kg Total price inc p+p = £2599 Add to basket.
Advance Alpha 26: 70-95kg Total price inc p+p = £2599 Add to basket.
Advance Alpha 28: 85-110kg Total price inc p+p = £2599 Add to basket.
Advance Alpha 31: 100-130kg Total price inc p+p = £2599 Add to basket.
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Gin bolero

From the beginning to cross country flights Gin's principle design consideration was to give pilots discovering paragliding a glider which is easy to fly, comfortable and extremely safe, which would also appeal to regular pilots wishing to fly totally relaxed.

Easy, progressive and fun

The latest materials and technologies have been used for the construction of the Bolero

Easy to ground handle and very forgiving on take off.

These improved characteristics are the result of a new leading edge that is reinforced with flexible plastic battens. This enables a reduction in weight over conventional mylar inserts, while maintaining the same aerodynamic characteristics.

In flight, the Bolero 4 is docile and damps air mass movements to keep the pilot serene at all times.

The wing will obey any brake input immediately but without excess.

The sink rate has been improved to make it more efficient while thermalling and also to avoid beginners banking the glider excessively if they are too sudden on the brake. The brake travel is thus long and progressive.

On landing, the Bolero 4 will only surprise you with its ease.

A new standard in its class Gin Gliders is proud to release a wing with such good performance, especially in terms of handling.

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Gin Bolero XS: 55-75kg Total price inc p+p = £2299 Add to basket.
Gin Bolero S: 70-90kg Total price inc p+p = £2299 Add to basket.
Gin Bolero M: 80-105kg Total price inc p+p = £2299 Add to basket.
Gin Bolero L: 95-120kg Total price inc p+p = £2299 Add to basket.
Gin Bolero XL: 115-140kg Total price inc p+p = £2299 Add to basket.
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SKYWALK MOJITO HY+ PARAMOTOR WING

The turbulence-dampening high stability concept makes possible hours and hours of relaxed cruising with a motor, on the mountain, or from the winch. JET FLAPS ensure maximum safety and a forgiving handling provides the necessary fun factor in this class. The MOJITO.HY+ is certified for all current motors and radiates with new serial colors introduced in 2011. A safe partner for a wide range of use.

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Mojito HY+: 75-95 kg  PPG 120kg: Total price inc p+p = £2450 Add to basket.
Mojito HY+: 90-110 kg  PPG 140kg: Total price inc p+p = £2450 Add to basket.
Mojito HY+: 105-125 kg  PPG 160kg: Total price inc p+p = £2450 Add to basket.
Mojito HY+: 115-140 kg  PPG 180kg: Total price inc p+p = £2450 Add to basket.
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