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FreeX Serum Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the FreeX Serum.

The FreeX Serum paraglider in flight.
A close-up of the FreeX Serum paraglider over water, manufacturer's picture.

Year of Manufacture 2006
Certification DHV 1-2
Size M



Paraglider Reviews From Other Visitors

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FreeX Serum - Great Wing 
I have a FreeX Serum M that I use for strong conditions, I'm just over the top of the weight range on it and it ROCKS! Super solid predictable feedback, …





Price

Note: The international prices below are only a guide, being December 2006 currency conversions from the 2006 price in Euros.
Euros 3100 EUR
U.S. Dollars 4090 USD
United Kingdom Pounds 2080 GBP
Australian Dollars 5220 AUD
South African Rand 28700 ZAR
South Korean Won 3790000 KRW
Indian Rupees 183000 INR


Some Specs

pilot take-off weight 80-105 kg (177-232 lbs)
wing weight 5.8 kg (12.8 lbs)
wing area (flat) 28.0 m² (301 ft²)
wing area (projected) 24.4 m² (263 ft²)
wing span (flat) 12.1 m (40 ft)
wing span (projected) 10.6 m (35 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 5.3
aspect ratio (projected) 4.6
min sink 1.1 m/s (216 fpm, 4.0 kph, 2.1 knts)
best glide ratio 8.3
speed min 22 kph (14 mph, 12 knts)
speed trim 36 kph (22 mph, 19 knts)
speed max 50 kph (31 mph, 27 knts)


Some DHV Test Results

inflation evenly, immediately
rising behaviour immediately comes over pilot
take off handling easy
roll damping high
control travel average
agility high
front collapse opening behaviour spontaneous, quickly
asymm. collapse course change 90 - 180 degrees
asymm. collapse loss of altitude average
asymm. collapse opening behaviour spontaneous
spiral dive entry easy
spiral dive exit turn continues through < 180 degrees
B-line stall entry easy
B-line stall recovery spontaneous
big ears entry easy
big ears recovery spontaneous, quickly
landing behavior easy
All the above were recorded when this FreeX paraglider was flown at max weight.


Color Schemes

The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the upper and lower surfaces of the FreeX Serum canopy. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.
name upper lower
Yellow Silver
Red White
Yellow Black


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