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Ozone Element Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the Ozone Element.

Canopy of the Ozone Element paraglider.
A close-up of the Ozone Element paraglider canopy, showing the upper surface colors showing through the white lower surface material.
(Source: para2000.com)

Year of Manufacture 2006
Certification DHV 1
Size M



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Price

Note: The international prices below are only a guide, being December 2006 currency conversions from the 2006 price in Euros.
Euros 2300 EUR
U.S. Dollars 3010 USD
United Kingdom Pounds 1540 GBP
Australian Dollars 3850 AUD
South African Rand 21000 ZAR
South Korean Won 2800000 KRW
Indian Rupees 135000 INR


Some Specs

pilot take-off weight 75-105 kg (166-232 lbs)
wing weight 6.3 kg (13.9 lbs)
wing area (flat) 27.5 m² (296 ft²)
wing area (projected) 24.2 m² (260 ft²)
wing span (flat) 11.1 m (36 ft)
wing span (projected) 9.2 m (30 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 4.5
aspect ratio (projected) 3.5
min sink 1.1 m/s (216 fpm, 4.0 kph, 2.1 knts)
best glide ratio 7.5:1
speed min 21 kph (13 mph, 11 knts)
speed trim 36 kph (22 mph, 19 knts)
speed max 44 kph (27 mph, 24 knts)


Some DHV Test Results

inflation evenly, immediately
rising behaviour immediately comes over pilot
take off handling easy
roll damping high
control travel high
agility average
front collapse opening behaviour spontaneous, quickly
asymm. collapse course change < 90 degrees
asymm. collapse loss of altitude slight
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 Ozone 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 Ozone Element canopy. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.
name upper lower
Red
Blue
Green
Orange


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