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UP Trango 3 Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the UP Trango 3

A UP Trango 3 paraglider in flight.
A Trango 3 paraglider doing an aerial version of white-water rafting, overflying a mass of active cumulus banked up against the mountainside.

Year of Manufacture 2007
Certification DHV 2-3
Size M


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Price

Note: These international prices for the UP Trango 3 paraglider are only a guide. They are 19th October 2007 currency conversions from the 2007 price in Euros.
Euros 3700 EUR
U.S. Dollars 5290 USD
United Kingdom Pounds 2590 GBP
Australian Dollars 5930 AUD
South African Rand 36000 ZAR
South Korean Won 4840000 KRW
Indian Rupees 210000 INR


Some Specs

pilot take-off weight 90-105 kg (191-232 lbs)
wing weight 7.1 kg (15.7 lbs)
wing area (flat) 28.5 m² (307 ft²)
wing area (projected) 23.9 m² (257 ft²)
wing span (flat) 13.2 m (43 ft)
wing span (projected) 10.1 m (33 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 6.2
aspect ratio (projected) 4.2
min sink 1.1 m/s (217 fpm, 4.0 kph, 2.1 knts)
best glide ratio 9.0:1
speed min 23 kph (14 mph, 12 knts)
speed trim 39 kph (24 mph, 21 knts)
speed max 56 kph (35 mph, 30 knts)


Some DHV Test Results

inflation unevenly, delayed
rising behaviour comes over pilot delayed
take off handling average
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, delayed
spiral dive entry average
spiral dive exit turn continues through 180 - 360 degrees
B-line stall entry demanding
B-line stall recovery delayed acceleration < 4 sec
big ears entry easy
big ears recovery delayed acceleration < 4 sec
landing behavior average
All the above were recorded when the Trango 3 was flown at max weight.


Color Schemes

The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the UP Trango 3. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.
name upper lower
orange
red
blue


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