MacPara Charger PPG Glider

$3,200.00

The Charger is the ultimate ‘pilot friendly’ paramotor wing, both in the sky and on the ground. Extremely resistant to collapse, the Charger will put you at ease and allow you to enjoy the scenery, instead of worrying ‘what’s next!’.  And with the exciting new contemporary look of the Charger, you’ll be the envy of everyone in the air!

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Product Description

The Charger – Performance Freedom Flying

The Charger is a full-blooded reflex paramotoring glider. New and seasoned pilots alike will immediately feel comfortable flying the Charger and appreciate its incredibly easy launching and landing characteristics, superb stability and excellent cruising speed.

Looks and Feels Good!

The Charger is the ultimate ‘pilot friendly’ paramotor wing, both in the sky and on the ground. Extremely resistant to collapse, the Charger will put you at ease and allow you to enjoy the scenery, instead of worrying ‘what’s next!’.  And with the exciting new contemporary look of the Charger, you’ll be the envy of everyone in the air!

While flying this beauty you’ll notice right away that it is capable of performing everything you need to enjoy the air and not feel like your missing out.

 No Time Wasted on Launch – perfect for initial PPG training

The Charger, as with all MACPARA gliders, is designed with ease of launch in mind. Our R&D team was especially attentive to performance of the Charger during take-off, as well as, how well it flares while landing. You’ll look like a pro with its no-hassle launch characteristics that will have you airborne immediately after inflation. You will be amazed at well it stays above you without a tendency to collapse or wander off course. Even in nil wind conditions, you can trust the Charger to make your landings safe and predictable. During extended flights, the light-to-moderate brake pressure allows for pleasant turns while progressively increasing toward the end of brake travel, providing a reserve of safety

Why the great performance?

The glider is undemanding and resistant to collapse even in rough air thanks to the customized reflex airfoils. Much attention went into the design of the Charger’s airfoil, resulting in exceptional penetration and in flight stability. The smooth shape of the airfoil nose is maintained by long lasting Mylar reinforcement combined with new age plastic rods. It features excellent stability throughout the full weight and speed range. The canopy has a dampened roll tendency, but offers good flexibility and agility in turns, and the Charger will not overshoot or hang back.

 Standard Features add to your Enjoyment

With the serial risers, which include trimmers and speed system, the Charger’s speed range can easily be dialed in to meet the pilot’s wishes. With trimmers pulled in the Charger’s climb is similar to non-reflex paragliders. With trim out, speed and penetration increase significantly. For flights of long duration in full reflex mode the Charger can be comfortably controlled using the wingtip steering handles. They are perfectly placed on the risers and ingeniously designed to mimic the lighter forces of serial brakes.

This is an all around fun glider, perfect for playing in all conditions, with performance to spare!

Great attention to details

The Charger comes standardly equipped with ergonomically thin, semi-rigid brake handles, including swivels, neodymium magnets, and soft loop extensions. The risers feature two pulley settings for low or high brakes depending on your paramotor.  Wing tip steering handles are held in position using elastic lines and can be secured to the risers by either neodymium magnets or with press button snaps.

Quality you can Trust

The use of high-quality materials and constant quality control throughout the manufacturing process produces high quality products. We use Aramid-Kevlar lines of proven series that guarantee correct geometry of your canopy throughout its life.

You can choose from three serial designs. And if you have different color preferences, you have the luxury of making your own design!

Through the use of high-grade materials along with constant attention to quality control throughout MACPARA’S manufacturing process you are assured of getting a superbly crafted paraglider.

The MACPARA Charger is guaranteed to energize you!

Materials

Surface Top Leading Edge: Skytex 38 Classic, 38 g/m2
Surface Top Trailing Edge: Skytex 38 Classic, 38 g/m2
Surface Bottom: Skytex 38 Classic, 38 g/m2
Main ribs: Skytex 40 Hard, 40 g/m2
Diagonal ribs: Skytex 40 Hard, 40 g/m2
Minor ribs: Skytex 38 Classic, 38 g/m2
Upper lines: Edelrid Aramid/Kevlar
6843 –  60 kg, – 80 kg,
7850 – 80, –100 kg
Main lines: Edelrid Aramid/Kevlar
7343  –340 kg, –230 kg, –190 kg

The Charger is manufactured using the paragliding industries well established lightweight material with excellent durability; Skytex 38, from Porcher Sport (NCV). For the less stressed areas of the sail we use Skytex 38 with E25A coating. For the supporting and diagonal ribs we use Skytex 40 Hard with “hard finish” coating E29A. This gives the advantage of a sail that is both lightweight and very durable.

Specification

Charger
21 (XS)
Charger
23 (S)
Charger
25 (M)
Charger
28 (L)
Charger
31 (XL)
Charger
34 (XXL)
Charger
38 Trike
Zoom flat [%] 87 91.5 95.3 100 105.5 110 117
Area flat [m2] 21.19 23.44 25.43 28 31.16 33.88 38.33
Area projected [m2] 19.03 21.05 22.83 25.14 27.98 30.42 34.41
Span flat [m] 10.44 10.98 11.44 12 12.66 13.2 14.04
Aspect ratio flat 5.14 5.14 5.14 5.14 5.14 5.14 5.14
Root cord [m] 2.47 2.6 2.71 2.84 3 3.12 3.32
Cells 46 46 46 46 46 46 46
Weight [kg] 5.3 5.5 5.6 5.7 6 6.6 7.7
Weight range free flight [kg]* 60-75 70-85 75-95 90-110 105-135 115-150 130-180
Weight range free flight [lbs] 132-165 154-187 165-209 198-243 231-298 254-331 287-397
Weight range powered [kg]* 77-115 93-120 100-137 113-160 140-190 150-240 180-360
Weight range powered [lbs] 170-254 205-265 220-302 249-353 309-419 331-529 397-794
Min. speed [km/h] 24-26 24-26 24-26 24-26 24-26 24-26 24-26
Trim speed [km/h] 38-41 38-41 38-41 38-41 38-41 38-41 38-41
Top speed (accelerator)[km/h] 55-60 55-60 55-60 55-60 55-60 55-60 55-60
Glide ratio 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9
Min. Sink rate[m/s] 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1

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