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Skywalk Arriba Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the Skywalk Arriba.

The Skywalk Arriba paraglider canopy.
The Arriba paraglider canopy up close.
(Source: para2000.org)

Year of Manufacture 2009
Certification LTF 1-2
Size M





Price

Note: These international prices for the Skywalk Arriba paraglider are only a guide. They are Nov 2009 currency conversions from the 2009 price in Euros.
Euros 3200 EUR
U.S. Dollars 4700 USD
United Kingdom Pounds 2900 GBP
Australian Dollars 5200 AUD
South African Rand 37000 ZAR
Indian Rupees 222000 INR
South Korean Won 5550000 KRW


Some Specs

pilot take-off weight 85-105 kg (188-232 lbs)
wing weight 4.9 kg (10.8 lbs)
wing area (flat) 27.1 m² (292 ft²)
wing area (projected) 23.5 m² (253 ft²)
wing span (flat) 11.7 m (38 ft)
wing span (projected) 9.4 m (31 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 5.0
aspect ratio (projected) 3.7
min sink 1.1 m/s (217 fpm, 4.0 kph, 2.1 knts)
best glide ratio 8.1:1
speed min 21 kph (13 mph, 11 knts)
speed trim 38 kph (24 mph, 21 knts)
speed max 49 kph (30 mph, 26 knts)


Some LTF 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 - 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 Skywalk paraglider was flown at max weight.


Color Schemes

The simple graphics below represent the available color scheme for the Skywalk Arriba. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.
name upper lower
White


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