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Dual Motor

DGAC EN/LTF-B

A DGAC/EN-B rated versatile tandem paramotor wing, designed by Bruce to maximise the fun.

Size

40
40

Specifiche

  40
Projected area (m²) 34.33
Flat area (m²) 40
Glider weight (kg) 7.5
Total line length (m) 450
Height (m) 9.4
Number of main lines (A/B/C) 3/4/3/2
Cells 52
Flat aspect ratio 5.3
Projected aspect ratio 3.9
Root chord (m) 3.5
Flat span (m) 15.6
Projected span (m) 11.5
Trim speed (km/h) 42
Top speed (km/h) 52
Min sink (m/s) 1
Best glide 9
EN weight range (kg) 120-240
Certification DGAC EN/LTF-B

Descrizione

The Dual is a both DGAC/EN-B rated versatile tandem paramotor wing, designed by Bruce to maximise the fun. With one size at 40m² flat and a weight range of 120 - 250 kg it is the ideal size for light tandem trikes and tandem paramotors.

We have added CCB to the Dual’s leading edge to improve inflation, stability, and performance. The Dual is equipped with trimmers that create a light reflex profile when engaged so pilots can adjust the trim according to their setup and enjoy stable speed while touring.

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Caratteristiche Particolari

Power Steering

Our tandems have been designed to respond very effectively to the brakes coupled with a ultra light brake pressure gives the feeling of ‘power steering’. This makes the handling closer to that of a solo wing.

Cord Cut Billow

La tecnologia Cord Cut Billow è stata sviluppata per ridurre la resistenza di forma, la stabilità e le prestazioni generali delle nostre vele. La tecnologia Cord Cut Billow è composta da due cucitura poste sui panelli dell'estradosso vicino al bordo di attacco, in direzione della corda alare. Questa cucitura permette al cassone di assumere la sua forma tonda naturale quando la vele viene gonfiata. Fino a 5cm di materiale in eccesso viene aggiunto ai lati di un panello nel suo stato gonfio e collocato sul profilo ricurvo di una vela gonfia riducendo così le grinze. Ridurre le grinze aiuta anche a mantenere il profilo delle intercentine, migliorandone così la stabilità.

Trim sostituibili

Impegnandoci a costruire prodotti che durino, abbiamo usato soltanto materiali robusti e cordini in kevlar inguainati sul Dual 2. In aggiunta abbiamo creato un sistema di trim facilmente sostituibili per massimizzare la longevità.

Smooth Relaxed Feel

It is all about giving your passenger the best flying experience so we have designed a extra cushy smooth relaxed feel into this glider.

Snap locks

Gli snap locks sono attacchi leggeri e compatti che connettono facilmente i freni agli elevatori. Una piccola calamita e un sistema interno di bloccaggio mantengono la maniglia al suo posto, rilasciandola soltanto quando vengono tirati in basso verso il pilota. Questa particolare caratteristica di progettazione garantisce che le maniglie non cadano mentre si fanno gonfiaggi, mentre si ripiega la vela, o durante alcune manovre. Il sistema Snap Lock risolve molti dei problemi associati ai bottoni e alle calamite.

Tandem Trimmers

Trimmers allow the pilot to let out or shorten the training edge of the profile essentially reducing to increasing the angle of attack thus speeding up or slowing down the air speed, respectively. The trimmer webbing has been designed to be replaceable if they become worn.

Replaceable Brake Pullies

With a simple around-and-through, you can easily replace those squeaky old brake pulleys or switch them for rings.

Tandem Risers

Our tandem risers have been rigorously tested by our fleet of tandem professionals and thoroughly live up to the task.

Two FAI World Records

This tandem holds 2 FAI world records for distance and altitude. Ant Green and Elliot Nochez broke the altitude world record flying over 5066m above the Mont Blanc and Ruben Vicente Crespo and Jose Ramon Martin broke the distance world record by flying 568km during a 10 hour flight across Spain.

Obbiettivo

Do you live and breathe paramotoring? Have you given up trying to explain to friends and family what it feels like and now offer to take them tandem? Has it turned into a business or stayed a fun bonus to solo flying? The Dual tandem paramotor wing was made for you.

The Dual is designed for commercial and hobby paramotor/paratrike/motorhead pilots who use this aircraft as a safe tool to maximise the flying experience with their friends, family and customers. We think paramotoring provides amazing feelings of flight; this paramotor wing is designed to share these sensations with others. Thanks to Bruce’s easy launch, power steering and Cord Cut Billow (CCB), the Dual is for the pilot that wants impeccable safety, easy launch/landing characteristics, light handling, reflex stability, brilliant performance and stable speed.


Le Note di Bruce

When I fly tandem paramotors I don’t feel like I have enough control over the wing, especially while turning. I think this is because a tandem wing is usually faster, holding more energy and inertia than a solo wing. Personally, I don't have enough strength in my arms to make the glider do what I want. I am not going to start weight training so I designed the Dual to have softer and, most importantly, very reactive brakes. This gives the pilot more authority for launching, flying and landing, and feels more like a solo wing.
While producing the Dual we focused a lot of energy into the launch/landing characteristics. The Dual has a smooth progressive inflation that allows the pilot time to correct and adapt for changes in wind or terrain. It does not rip the pilot or shoot hard during high wind launching and self stabilizes once over head. Tandem pilots love this since they can’t always fly on nil wind days.

Flying Level / Style

Contenuto incluso

Parapendio / Zaino / 2 karabiners / Paio di trim / BGD T-shirt / USB stick with manuals / BGD stickers

Materiali

Pulleys Ronstan/Harken P18 pulleys
Risers 20mm Kevlar/Nylon webbing
Top lines Liros DSL
Lower lines Liros TSL
Brakes Liros DSL
Internal structure Dominico D30 DFM / N20
Middle lines Liros TSL
Top surface Porcher 40g/m²
Nose reinforcing Plastic wire 2,5mm and 2,0 mm
Bottom surface Dominico D20 36g/m²

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