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Trekking Senso Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the Trekking Senso.

Trekking Senso Paraglider
A good in-flight shot of the Senso paraglider canopy.
(Source: para2000.org)

Year of Manufacture 2013
Certification EN B
Size M





Price

Note: These international prices for the Trekking Senso paraglider are only a guide. They are May 2013 currency conversions from the 2013 price in Euros.
Euros 2000 EUR
U.S. Dollars 2600 USD
British Pounds 1700 GBP
Australian Dollars 2600 AUD
South African Rand 24000 ZAR
Indian Rupees 141000 INR
South Korean Won 2880000 KRW


Some Specs

pilot take-off weight 80-105 kg (177-232 lbs)
wing weight 5.9 kg (13.0 lbs)
wing area (flat) 26.5 m² (285 ft²)
wing area (projected) 22.8 m² (245 ft²)
wing span (flat) 11.9 m (39.0 ft)
wing span (projected) 9.5 m (31.2 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 5.3
aspect ratio (projected) 4.0
min sink 1.0 m/s (197 fpm, 3.6 kph, 1.9 knts)
est. best glide ???:1
speed min ?? kph (?? mph, ?? knts)
speed trim 37 kph (23 mph, 20 knts)
speed max 51 kph (32 mph, 28 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 more than 14 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°
asymmetric collapse 50% - attitude max dive or roll 0 to 15°
asymmetric collapse 50% - re-inflation spontaneous
asymmetric collapse 50% - total course change less than 360°
asymmetric collapse 75% - attitude max dive or roll 0 to 15°
asymmetric collapse 75% - re-inflation spontaneous
asymmetric 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 stable with straight span
B-line stall, after release - recovery spontaneous in less than 3 sec
B-line stall, after release - dive angle dive forward 0° to 30°
big ears - entry procedure dedicated controls
big ears - behavior stable flight
big ears - recovery spontaneous in less than 3 s
big ears - dive forward on exit 0 to 30°
steep spiral - exit behavior spontaneous exit
steep spiral - recovery less than 720°, spontaneous recovery
All the above were recorded when this Trekking paraglider was flown at max weight.


Color Schemes

The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the Trekking Senso. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.

name upper lower
Blue
Green
Orange
Red


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