Pro Design Thema Paraglider
Some tables, some simple graphics and a great pic of the Pro Design Thema!
A great worm's-eye-view of the Thema paraglider, you can almost see the stitches!
|Year of Manufacture
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!
The international prices below are only a guide
, being Oct 2006 currency conversions from the 2005 price 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)
||(32 mph, 28 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 Pro Design paraglider was flown at max weight
The simple graphics below represent the lower surface
color schemes for the Pro Design Thema. The upper surface color is the same as the lower surface leading edge in each case. 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.
mainly red, with white lower surface trailing edge
mainly blue, with white lower surface trailing edge
mainly yellow, with white lower surface trailing edge
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