Skywalk Mescal 2 Paraglider

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

The Skywalk Mescal 2 paraglider canopy.
Two inflated Mescal 2 paraglider canopies. Nice photo by the manufacturer.

Year of Manufacture 2007
Certification DHV 1
Size M



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Price

Note: These international prices for the Mescal 2 paraglider are only a guide. They are 7th July 2007 currency conversions from the 2007 price in Euros.
Euros 2600 EUR
U.S. Dollars 3540 USD
United Kingdom Pounds 1760 GBP
Australian Dollars 4130 AUD
South African Rand 24900 ZAR
South Korean Won 3260000 KRW
Indian Rupees 143000 INR


Some Specs

pilot take-off weight 90-110 kg (199-243 lbs)
wing weight 6.1 kg (13.5 lbs)
wing area (flat) 28.4 m² (306 ft²)
wing area (projected) 24.5 m² (264 ft²)
wing span (flat) 11.7 m (38 ft)
wing span (projected) 10.1 m (33 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 4.8
aspect ratio (projected) 4.1
min sink 1.2 m/s (236 fpm, 4.3 kph, 2.3 knts)
best glide ratio 7.9:1
speed min 21 kph (13 mph, 11 knts)
speed trim 37 kph (23 mph, 20 knts)
speed max 48 kph (30 mph, 26 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 less than 90 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 schemes for the Skywalk Mescal 2. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.
name upper lower
blue
green
red




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