Windtech Tempest Paraglider
Some tables, some simple graphics and a great pic of the Windtech Tempest!
A spectacular close-up of the Windetech Tempest paraglider canopy, giving a good view of most of the lines.
|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
||(15 mph, 13 knts)
||(24 mph, 21 knts)
||(34 mph, 29 knts)
Non-Numerical Data, from DHV
|take off handling
|spiral dive entry
|spiral dive exit
||turn continues through 180 - 360 degrees
|B-line stall entry
|B-line stall recovery
||delayed acceleration < 4 sec
|big ears entry
|big ears recovery
All the above were recorded when this Windtech paraglider was flown at max weight
The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the Windtech Tempest. Most paragliders have a basic wing color plus something different adorning the leading edge. You might be able to get a detailed look at one
of the color schemes from the manufacturer's picture at the top of this page.
black leading edge, white, orange
blue leading edge, white, silver
red leading edge, white, blue
red leading edge, white, yellow
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