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Skywalk Tequila 3 Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the Skywalk Tequila 3.

The Skywalk Tequila 3 paraglider in flight.
Not such a high-altitude shot after all - at least in terms of height AGL! Just look at the bottom right corner, and you can see the slope just a few meters below. The distant lake makes it quite a picturesque setting for this Tequila 3 paraglider.
(Source: para2000.org)

Year of Manufacture 2011
Certification EN B
Size M



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Price

Note: These international prices for the Skywalk Tequila 3 paraglider are only a guide. They are Oct 2011 currency conversions from the 2011 price in Euros.
Euros 3100 EUR
U.S. Dollars 4100 USD
British Pounds 2700 GBP
Australian Dollars 4300 AUD
South African Rand 33600 ZAR
Indian Rupees 203000 INR
South Korean Won 4890000 KRW


Some Specs

pilot take-off weight 90-110 kg (199-243 lbs)
wing weight 6.1 kg (13.5 lbs)
wing area (flat) 28.8 m² (310 ft²)
wing area (projected) 24.2 m² (260 ft²)
wing span (flat) 12.4 m (41 ft)
wing span (projected) 10.6 m (35 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 5.3
aspect ratio (projected) 4.6
min sink ??? m/s (??? fpm, ??? kph, ??? knts)
best glide ratio ???:1
speed min 22 kph (14 mph, 12 knts)
speed trim 38 kph (24 mph, 21 knts)
speed max 50 kph (31 mph, 27 knts)


Some EN Test Results

take-off - rising behaviour smooth, easy and constant rising
take-off - special technique? no
landing - special technique? no
speed range > 10 kph using controls yes
roll stability and damping - oscillations reducing
gentle spirals - return to straight flight spontaneous exit
steep banks - sink rate after 2 turns up to 12 m/s
symmetric front collapse - entry rocking back less than 45 degrees
symmetric front collapse - recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 sec
full stall - dive forward angle 0° to 30°
full stall - collapse? no
full stall - rocking back less than 45°
assymetric collapse 50% - attitude max dive or roll 15 to 45°
assymetric collapse 50% - re-inflation spontaneous
assymetric collapse 50% - total course change less than 360°
assymetric collapse 75% - attitude max dive or roll 15 to 45°
assymetric collapse 75% - re-inflation spontaneous
assymetric collapse 75% - total course change less than 360°
maintained collapse - able to maintain course yes
maintained collapse - 180° turn away yes, under 10 seconds
tends to spin at low speed? no
after release from developed spin stops spinning in less than 90°
B-line stall, before release - course change less than 45°
B-line stall, before release - behavior remains stable with straight span
B-line stall, after release - recovery spontaneous in less than 3 sec.
B-line stall, after release - dive angle 0 to 30°
big ears - entry procedure dedicated controls
big ears - behavior stable flight
big ears - recovery spontaneous in less than 3 sec.
big ears - dive forward on exit 0 to 30°
steep spiral - exit behavior spontaneous exit
steep spiral - recovery turn angle less than 720°, spontaneous recovery
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 Tequila 3. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.
name upper lower
Orange
Green
Red


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