Wings of Change Twister Xi Paraglider
Some tables, some simple graphics and a great pic of the Wings of Change Twister Xi!
The Wings of Change Twister Xi paraglider in triplicate! Formation flying in paragliders is something you don't see every day...
|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)
||(33 mph, 29 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 Wings of Change paraglider was flown at max weight
The simple graphic below represents the upper surface color scheme for the Wings of Change Twister Xi. I might be able to update with more color schemes for this paraglider later, when I get in contact with the manufacturer. The Twister Xi has an upper surface solid color with a super-imposed pattern. The lower surface is all-white.
blue upper surface with white pattern, white lower surface
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