The Joy of Flying
It is nothing special to introduce a flying-mad earthling to paragliding. What is special is to deliver the positive experiences and high feel-good factors of the sport that keep him there for years – long after the licence. That’s exactly what our EPSILON series does...
Nothing upsets the EPSILON 9: with pitch and directional stability it forges on through turbulent air. Steering demands are answered precisely, without delay. These features combined are responsible for its defining fun and feel-good factor in the air, and as life-long partners of passive safety they share the credit for a long-lasting and uninterrupted enjoyment of flight.
Whether we consider the internalised Miniribs, latest Hybrid lining layout or Low Drag Stabilos, the marked EPSILON 9 performance boost results from intensive development work and subsequent technology upgrades. Needless to say the Intermediate also has all the expected state-of-the-art features like Sliced Diagonals, Advanced Airscoop and Double 3D Shaping.
Starting with wing size choice, then to line sorting, clipping in, big ears to speedbar: the EPSILON 9 is intuitive and simple to manage. The new Automatic Dust Remove even sweeps the wing interior for you while you are flying!
As a first for ADVANCE paraglider models the EPSILON 9 has a continuous all-cell channel along the trailing edge as an exit route for dust and debris. If necessary it can be left open for use in flight.
Simple and easy-to-see sorting plus maximum performance: the EPSILON 9 has an intelligent line mix of covered Liros Dyneema base lines, with robust, uncovered Edelrid Aramid gallery lines.
The EPSILON 9 contains the latest State of the Art technologies such as the Advanced Air Scoop for good natured stall characteristics, Double 3D-Shaping and Sliced Diagonals.
The EPSILON 9 enjoys a comprehensive technology upgrade: Internalised Miniribs make a smooth trailing edge and Low Drag Stabilos reduce energy-sapping vortices.
|Ideal weight range||kg||65-75||75-85||85-97||97-110||110-125|
|Certified takeoff weight||kg||60-77||70-88||80-100||92-114||105-128|
|Projected aspect ratio||3.68||3.68||3.68||3.68||3.68|
|Number of cells||47||47||47||47||47|
|Number of risers||3+1||3+1||3+1||3+1||3+1|
|Certification||EN / LTF B||EN / LTF B||EN / LTF B||EN / LTF B||EN / LTF B|
|Leading edge||Skytex 38 universal, 39 g/m2|
|Upper surface||Skytex 38 universal, 39 g/m2|
|Lower surface||Skytex Easyfly, 40 g/m2|
|Designstripe||Skytex 38 universal, 39 g/m2|
|Profiles||Skytex 40 hard finish, 40 g/m2|
|Unsuspended profiles||Skytex 40 hard finish, 40 g/m2|
|Main lines||PPSLS 260, 200, 125|
|Galery lines||A-8000U-190, -130, -090, -070, -050|
|Brake lines||A-8000U-090, -070, -050|
|Steering lines||A-7850-240, A-8000U-190|
|Risers||Polyester/Technora 13mm, 850daN|
|Quick links||MR Delta 3.5mm / S12|
EPSILON 9 sizes cover the complete glider Ideal Weight Range in 10 to 15 kg steps (small to large wings). Any flying weight occurs within only one glider size, because this range extends progressively through the glider sizes, with no overlaps. These EPSILON 9 ideal takeoff weight areas include the optimal relationship between gliding speed and climb performance for each size in all normal flying conditions, and also take into account different paraglider size characteristics.
“If you’re a new pilot who has feel, sensitivity and ambition to learn, this glider will be a perfect, long-time companion. Equally, if you’re an experienced pilot who wants sensitive handling and lots of passive safety for stress-free XC, then it will deliver too.”
Ein Schirm, der auf Anhieb viel "Wohlfühlen" (im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes) vermittelt. Für Gelegenheitspiloten ebenso geeignet wie für Aufsteiger aus der A-Klasse.
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