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Skywalk Cayenne 2 Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the Skywalk Cayenne 2.

The Skywalk Cayenne 2 paraglider canopy.
Great shot of the underside of an inflated Skywalk Cayenne 2 paraglider canopy. Photo from the manufacturer.

Year of Manufacture 2006
Certification DHV 2
Size M




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 90-110 kg (199-243 lbs)
wing weight 6.3 kg (13.9 lbs)
wing area (flat) 27.2 m² (293 ft²)
wing area (projected) 23.4 m² (252 ft²)
wing span (flat) 12.4 m (41 ft)
wing span (projected) 9.9 m (32 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 5.6
aspect ratio (projected) 4.2
min sink 1.1 m/s (216 fpm, 4.0 kph, 2.1 knts)
best glide ratio 8.8
speed min 22 kph (14 mph, 12 knts)
speed trim 38 kph (24 mph, 21 knts)
speed max 53 kph (33 mph, 29 knts)


Some DHV Test Results

inflation evenly, immediately
rising behaviour immediately comes over pilot
take off handling easy
roll damping average
control travel average
agility average
front collapse opening behaviour spontaneous, delayed
asymm. collapse course change 90 - 180 degrees
asymm. collapse loss of altitude average
asymm. collapse opening behaviour spontaneous
spiral dive entry average
spiral dive exit turn continues through 180 - 360 degrees
B-line stall entry easy
B-line stall recovery delayed acceleration < 4 sec
big ears entry easy
big ears recovery delayed acceleration < 4 sec
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 schemes for the upper and lower surfaces of the Skywalk Cayenne 2 canopy. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.
name upper lower
Red
Orange
Sky Blue


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