U Turn Bodyguard Paraglider
Specs, test data and other useful information on the U Turn Bodyguard.
Breathing the pristine chilly air above the Alps, suspended from a U Turn Bodyguard paraglider. What a view! Photo by U Turn, used with permission.
|Year of Manufacture
Ever Flown This Wing?
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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)
||(236 fpm, 4.3 kph, 2.3 knts)
|best glide ratio
||(14 mph, 12 knts)
||(22 mph, 19 knts)
||(29 mph, 25 knts)
Non-Numerical Data, from DHV
|take off handling
|spiral dive entry
|spiral dive exit
|B-line stall entry
|B-line stall recovery
|big ears entry
|big ears recovery
All the above were recorded when this U Turn paraglider was flown at max weight
The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the U Turn Bodyguard. Upper and lower surfaces are identical. Most paragliders have a basic wing color plus something different adorning the leading edge.
red leading edge, white trailing edge
red leading edge, blue trailing edge
silver leading edge, orange trailing edge
yellow leading edge, blue trailing edge
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