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Makalu 4

The new Makalu 4 is everything you ever…

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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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    Paraglider line materials, and why they matter to you
     

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  • Stubai Cup

    Wednesday, 08 March 2017
    Visit us at the legendary Stubai Cup from March 10-12 and test fly our new…
  • Summit XC4 video now online!

    Thursday, 02 March 2017
    Click here to watch our new Summit XC4 video...

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