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    UP Research & Innovation

    Many technical details and solutions you see upon close examination of a UP wing were pioneered or improved by UP. This article introduces a few of them:

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    Glider sizes – how to choose

    To help you choose the size of UP wing that will match you best, here is a quote by Franta the head of UP R&D:

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    UP XC Fever 2016

    Follow the rankings and the progress of the Class 1 pilots here

    Follow the rankings and the progress of the Class 2 pilots here

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    The rush for performance, and why it can't be quantified

    In the sailplane industry, each new plane is delivered with a comprehensive user handbook comprising, among very many other things, a speed polar curve for the particular model in question.

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    Paraglider line materials, and why they matter to you

    One of the many things which the paraglider designer must make informed choices about during the design process is that of lines. Which lines will he use where in the design, will he employ Aramide/Kevlar lines or Dyneema, and will he go sheathed or unsheated, or a mixture of all these options?

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  • New: Stuffsack 2

    Thursday, 03 August 2017
    The new Stuffsack 2 is now available. Put the glider inside, close the buckle, tighten…
  • Red Bull X-Alps 2017

    Thursday, 29 June 2017
    The countdown is running: only 3 days left to the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 -…

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