Icaro Maverick 2 Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the Icaro Maverick 2.

Canopy of the Icaro Maverick 2 paraglider.
Talk about a high-visibility wing, with that bright yellow against the sky blue. A great shot of the Maverick 2 paraglider from the manufacturer.
(Source: para2000.org)

Year of Manufacture 2011
Certification EN C
Size M

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Note: These international prices for the Icaro Maverick 2 paraglider are only a guide. They are Aug 2011 currency conversions from the 2011 price in Euros.
Euros 3800 EUR
U.S. Dollars 5100 USD
British Pounds 3300 GBP
Australian Dollars 5200 AUD
South African Rand 42700 ZAR
Indian Rupees 253000 INR
South Korean Won 5980000 KRW

Some Specs

pilot take-off weight 85-110 kg (189-243 lbs)
wing weight 6.4 kg (14.1 lbs)
wing area (flat) 27.1 m² (292 ft²)
wing area (projected) 22.4 m² (241 ft²)
wing span (flat) 12.8 m (42 ft)
wing span (projected) 10.6 m (35 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 6.1
aspect ratio (projected) 5.0
min sink ??? m/s (??? fpm, ??? kph, ??? knts)
best glide ratio ???:1
speed min ?? kph (?? mph, ?? knts)
speed trim 39 kph (24 mph, 21 knts)
speed max 57 kph (35 mph, 31 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 3 - 5 sec
full stall - dive forward angle 30° to 60°
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 45 to 60°
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 3 - 5 sec.
B-line stall, after release - dive angle 0 to 30°
big ears - entry procedure special device required
big ears - behavior stable flight
big ears - recovery spontaneous in 3 - 5 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 Icaro paraglider was flown at max weight.

Color Schemes

The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the Icaro Maverick 2. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.
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