Specs, test data and other useful information on the Gradient Golden 2.
|Year of Manufacture||2007|
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Tried The Gradient Golden 2
I was fortunate to try this wing, for 100-130kg pilot weight. Its flying characteristics were very responsive. It handled quite stubborn, on the ground, …
Gradient Golden 2 - Top Speed
I seriously question the given top speed of this wing (Gradient Golden 2). I never ever manage to get more then 33Kmh! And yes, I did test 4 Different …
|United Kingdom Pounds||2060||GBP|
|South African Rand||29000||ZAR|
|South Korean Won||3800000||KRW|
|pilot take-off weight||80-100 kg||(177-221 lbs)|
|wing weight||5.4 kg||(11.9 lbs)|
|wing area (flat)||26.6 m²||(286 ft²)|
|wing area (projected)||23.3 m²||(251 ft²)|
|wing span (flat)||11.9 m||(39 ft)|
|wing span (projected)||10.1 m||(33 ft)|
|aspect ratio (flat)||5.4|
|aspect ratio (projected)||4.4|
|min sink||1.1 m/s||(217 fpm, 4.0 kph, 2.1 knts)|
|best glide ratio||7.9:1|
|speed min||23 kph||(14 mph, 12 knts)|
|speed trim||37 kph||(23 mph, 20 knts)|
|speed max||50 kph||(31 mph, 27 knts)|
|rising behaviour||mmediately comes over pilot|
|take off handling||easy|
|front collapse opening behaviour||spontaneous, delayed|
|asymm. collapse course change||90 - 180 degrees|
|asymm. collapse loss of altitude||average|
|asymm. collapse opening behaviour||spontaneous|
|spiral dive entry||easy|
|spiral dive exit||turn continues through 180 - 360 degrees|
|B-line stall entry||easy|
|B-line stall recovery||spontaneous|
|big ears entry||easy|
|big ears recovery||spontaneous, quickly|