Niviuk Hook Paraglider
Specs, test data and other useful information on the Niviuk Hook.
Just takin' it easy in an aerial armchair. Photo from Niviuk, used with permission.
|Year of Manufacture
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The international prices below are only a guide
, being Oct 2006 currency conversions from the 2005 prices in Euros!
|United Kingdom Pounds
|South African Rand
|South Korean Won
|pilot take-off weight
|wing area (flat)
|wing area (projected)
|wing span (flat)
|wing span (projected)
|aspect ratio (flat)
|aspect ratio (projected)
||(216 fpm, 4.0 kph, 2.1 knts)
|best glide ratio
||(14 mph, 12 knts)
||(23 mph, 20 knts)
||(29 mph, 25 knts)
Non-Numerical Data, from DHV
|take off handling
|spiral dive entry
|spiral dive exit
||turn continues through < 180 degrees
|B-line stall entry
|B-line stall recovery
|big ears entry
|big ears recovery
All the above were recorded when this Niviuk Gliders paraglider was flown at max weight
The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the Niviuk Hook. 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.
red, with white and black tips
blue, with white and black tips
orange, with white and black tips
yellow, with white and black tips
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