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Advance Epsilon 5 Paraglider
Specs, test data and other useful information on the Advance Epsilon 5.
Photo from the Advance Archives, reproduced with permission.
|Year of Manufacture
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The international prices below are only a guide
, being Sep 2006 currency conversions from the 2005 price in Euros!
|United Kingdom Pounds
|South African Rand
|South Korean Won
For all you number-crunchers out there, feast on this:
|pilot take-off weight
|wing area (flat)
|wing area (projected)
|wing span (flat)
|wing span (projected)
|aspect ratio (flat)
|aspect ratio (projected)
||(236 fpm, 4.3 kph, 2.3 knts)
|best glide ratio
||(14 mph, 12 knts)
||(23 mph, 20 knts)
||(30 mph, 26 knts)
Non-Numerical Data, from DHV
If numbers don't excite you, try this:
|take off handling
|spiral dive entry
|spiral dive exit
|B-line stall entry
|B-line stall recovery
|big ears entry
|big ears recovery
All the above were recorded when the paraglider was flown at max weight.
The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the Advance Epsilon 5. I hope this approach is useful for getting a good idea of the colors when quickly comparing wings. Most paragliders have a basic wing color plus something different adorning the leading edge.
light blue with orange leading edge
orange with blue leading edge
red with yellow leading edge
white with red leading edge
yellow with silver leading edge
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