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Mayday 28 UL

$1,115.00

Apco Aviation started manufacturing the Mayday in 1984, and since then put over 30 000 pieces into service in the Paragliding and Hang Gliding markets. The Mayday has hundreds of life saving deployments to its name, from beginners to world champions

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Product Description

Mayday 28 UL capable of safely handling loads of up to 882 LB. Formally load tested by EN approved laboratory – Air Turquoise – confirming safe opening and descent with maximum load of 750 LB. Tests were carried out at opening speed of 40m./sec. as per standard EN requirements for emergency parachutes.

The Mayday UL boasts superior construction and materials. The canopy cloth is F111 “zero porosity” ripstop nylon. The skirt and apex skirt is reinforced with 1’mil spec nylon tape, neatly wrapped and stiched with a precision four-needle machine. The line attachments have V-Tab reinforcements, sewn in place with a computerized machine, ensuring consistantly high quality and strength.

Comes folded inside external bag specifically designed for PPGs. Vertical or horizontal installation on paramotor’s frame. Price includes Y-shaped extension bridle.

 **Includes PPG Container!!!

MATERIALS & CONSTRUCTION

MAYDAY 28 ULMayday 28 UL – Completely new emergency parachute but incorporating classical principles of APCO’s Mayday designs Equipped with special slider for reduced opening shock (unique in the world of paragliding)

MAYDAY 28 ULThe rest of the design and construction techniques have remained the same – there is not much to improve on a winning design and best seller as Mayday, even though it is continuously perfected and polished, insuring that it is updated on even the smallest details. All of the Mayday parachutes are “Flat Circular Pulled Down Apex” in design

MAYDAY 28 UL Skirt/V-tab connectionThe Mayday UL boasts superior construction and materials. The canopy cloth is F111 “zero porosity” ripstop nylon. The skirt and apex skirt is reinforced with 1’mil spec nylon tape, neatly wrapped and stiched with a precision four-needle machine. The line attachments have V-Tab reinforcements, sewn in place with a computerized machine, ensuring consistantly high quality and strength.

MAYDAY 28 UL bridle connectionThe Bridle is made from 2 x 2,400[kg] Webbing (UV Resistant) and is designed to fit quite a few trikes – e.g. Fly Products trike.
Bridle is a separate item – not supplied as standard with Mayday 28 UL and not included in the price. Needs to be ordered separately.
Custom made bridles can be ordered too.



CONSTRUCTION DETAILS

 

Typical APCO construction incorporating standard parachute manufacturing and materials
Apex lines 180kg nylon 6.6 line
Apex reinforcement tape Mil T 5038-3 1″ or similar
Gore reinforcement tap Mil T 5038-3 5/8″ or similar
Gore fabric F111 or equal
Skirt reinforcement tape Mil T 5038-3 1″ or similar
V-Tabs Mil W 4088-1 9/16″ or similar
Suspension lines 180 kg. Nylon 6.6
Bridle webbing* 2 x 2,400 kg. UV Treated 1″

* Bridle is a separate item – not supplied as standard with Mayday 28 UL and not included in the price. Needs to be ordered separately.


SPECIFICATIONS

 

MAYDAY 28 UL
Gores 28
Area [m2] 64
Weight [kg] 4 (canopy only)
Sink Rate [m/s] 6.3 (at max load)
Max Load [kg] 340
Maximum Deployment speed 140 km/h.
Riser 2 x 2,400 kg. standard double universal bridle
Nominal diameter [m] 8.6m.
Certification EN load and drop test

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