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SOL Synergy 2 Paraglider

Some tables, some simple graphics and a great pic of the SOL Synergy 2!

The SOL Synergy 2 paraglider canopy.
The Synergy canopy in all its inflated glory. Photo by Gérard Florit, used with permission.
Year of Manufacture 2005
Certification DHV 2
Size Designation M




Price

Note: The international prices below are only a guide, being Oct 2006 currency conversions from the 2005 price in Euros!
Euros 2900 EUR
U.S. Dollars 3700 USD
United Kingdom Pounds 2000 GBP
Australian Dollars 4900 AUD
South African Rand 28500 ZAR
South Korean Won 3480000 KRW
Indian Rupees 168700 INR


Numerical Data

pilot take-off weight 75-95 kg (166-210 lbs)
wing weight 6.7 kg (14.8 lbs)
wing area (flat) 27.3 m² (294 ft²)
wing area (projected) 22.7 m² (244 ft²)
wing span (flat) 12.4 m (41 ft)
wing span (projected) 9.8 m (32 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 5.6
aspect ratio (projected) 4.2
min sink 1.1 m/s (216 fpm, 4.0 kph, 1.9 knts)
best glide ratio 8.8:1
speed min 24 kph (15 mph, 13 knts)
speed trim 38 kph (24 mph, 21 knts)
speed max 52 kph (32 mph, 28 knts)


Non-Numerical Data, from DHV

take off handling average
roll damping average
control travel average
agility average
spiral dive entry average
spiral dive exit turn continues through < 180 degrees
landing behavior average
B-line stall entry easy
B-line stall recovery delayed acceleration < 4 sec
big ears entry easy
big ears recovery spontaneous, quickly
All the above were recorded when this SOL paraglider was flown at max weight.


Color Schemes

The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the SOL Synergy 2. I hope this approach is useful for getting a good idea of the colors when quickly comparing wings. Most paragliders have a basic wing color plus something different adorning the leading edge. You might be able to get a detailed look at one of the color schemes from the manufacturer's picture further down this page.

white, black-red leading edge




red, black-white leading edge




light blue, black-red leading edge




yellow, black-red leading edge




blue, black-white leading edge


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