Mac Para Muse 2 Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the Mac Para Muse 2.

The Mac Para Muse 2 paraglider canopy.
I hope this guy had a landable area right ahead, it almost looks like his wing tip is brushing the twigs! Mmm the photographer might have used a telephoto lens, which would create that illusion. Photo reproduced here with permission from Mac Para Technology.

Year of Manufacture 2005
Certification DHV 1
Size Designation 28

Ever Flown This Wing?

If so, feel free to share anything you like about the experience here. What were your first impressions?

Please state your experience level, just to put your comments in perspective.

For example, you might be a low-time pilot flying a new wing for the first time and loving it!


Note: The international prices below are only a guide, being Oct 2006 currency conversions from the 2005 prices in Euros!
Euros 2550 EUR
U.S. Dollars 3200 USD
United Kingdom Pounds 1700 GBP
Australian Dollars 4300 AUD
South African Rand 24100 ZAR
South Korean Won 3060000 KRW
Indian Rupees 146100 INR

Numerical Data

pilot take-off weight 85-110 kg (188-243 lbs)
wing weight 6.0 kg (13.3 lbs)
wing area (flat) 28.7 m² (309 ft²)
wing area (projected) 24.9 m² (268 ft²)
wing span (flat) 11.6 m (38 ft)
wing span (projected) 10.0 m (33 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 4.7
aspect ratio (projected) 4.0
min sink 1.2 m/s (236 fpm, 4.3 kph, 2.3 knts)
best glide ratio 7.5:1
speed min 23 kph (14 mph, 12 knts)
speed trim 37 kph (23 mph, 20 knts)
speed max 46 kph (29 mph, 25 knts)

Non-Numerical Data, from DHV

take off handling easy
roll damping average
control travel high
agility average
spiral dive entry easy
spiral dive exit spontaneous
landing behavior easy
B-line stall entry easy
B-line stall recovery spontaneous
big ears entry easy
big ears recovery spontaneous, quickly
All the above were recorded when this Mac Para paraglider was flown at max weight.

Color Schemes

The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the Mac Para Muse 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.

light blue, white and black scroll, red leading edge

yellow, grey and red scroll, blue leading edge

red, white and black scroll, gray leading edge

blue, gray and red scroll, yellow leading edge

white, black and gray scroll, red leading edge

purple, light blue and red scroll, yellow leading edge


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