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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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    UP Research & Innovation
     
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    How to open the trim loops on the C-lines

    Here you find the information how to open the trim loops on the C-lines

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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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    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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    The rush for performance, and why it can't be quantified
     
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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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    Wednesday, 03 June 2020
    Would you like to test fly one of our current glider models?
  • Negative 3D shaping

    Tuesday, 09 June 2020
    Our designer Franta Pavlousek sets new standards in paraglider development with negative 3D shaping.

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