8.67 / 10

ParAAvis Ray: the new hope


2018−10−17
8.67 / 10

Construction


8 / 10

Risers


9 / 10

Lines


9 / 10

Canopy



9 / 10

Build quality

9 / 10

Surface smoothness


9 / 10

Takeoff and groundhandling


9 / 10

Takeoff and groundhandling



9 / 10

Groundhandling

9 / 10

Takeoff


8.17 / 10

Flight



8 / 10

Glide


8 / 10

Accelerated flight



8 / 10

Speed gain

8 / 10

Speed system effort

8 / 10

Speed system travel

8 / 10

Soaring and sink rate



8 / 10

Sink rate in straight flight

8 / 10

Sink rate in spiral

8 / 10

Turn ability



8 / 10

Brakes efficiency

8 / 10

Weight shift efficiency

8 / 10

Rear risers control

8 / 10

Comfort and feedback



10 / 10

Comfort

6 / 10

Feedback

9 / 10

Dynamics and energy retention



9 / 10

Dynamics

9 / 10

Energy retention


9 / 10

Dangerous flight regimes


9 / 10

Asymmetric collapse


10 / 10

Frontal collapse


8 / 10

Spin out of thermal spiral



8.5 / 10

Quick descent techniques


8.5 / 10

Ears



9 / 10

Stability

8 / 10

Sink rate

8.5 / 10

Ears, accelerated



9 / 10

Stability

8 / 10

Sink rate


Thanks

Copyright

  • Foto: I. Tarasova, A.Tarasov

Model

Year2017
BrandParAAvis
HomologationEN C
Positioningmid EN C

Conditions

Flight sites
Harnesses
Total flight weight100 kg

Technical data

Flat area, sq. m.24,1
Flat A.R.6,45
Flat span, m12,47
Projected area, sq. m.20,2
Projected A.R.4,77
Projected span, m9,81
Cells, total71
Cord min, m0,47
Cord max, m2,35
Lines height, m7,01
Lines length, m280
Lines schemeA2A'1B4C3
Takeoff weight, kg85−105
Glider weight, kg5,0
SizeM

Materials and components

Upper surface, leading edgeNCV IndustriesS9017-E25
Upper surface except leading edgeNCV IndustriesSkytex 70 032 1580 E3W
Bottom surfaceNCV IndustriesSkytex 70 032 1580 E3W
Ribs, supportedNCV Industries9017/E29A
Ribs, unsupportedNCV Industries9017/E29A
Diagonal ribsNCV Industries9017/E29A
Lines, upper cascadesRosenberger AG, EdelridLiros DC 40, DC 60, 8000−050, 070, 090
Lines, middle cascadesRosenberger AGLiros DC 40, DC 60
Lines, main (lower) cascadesRosenberger AGLiros PPSL 190
Risers, webbingGüth & WolfDyneema Core 70 404−15

Links

Ray at paraavis website (ru)