Wings of Change X-Fighter Paraglider

Specs, test data and other useful information on the Wings of Change X-Fighter.

The Wings of Change X-Fighter paraglider.
Two X-Fighter paragliders flying down a heavily wooded Alpine valley.

Year of Manufacture 2008
Certification LTF 2
Size 27

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Note: These international prices for the Wings of Change X-Fighter paraglider are only a guide. They are Novemberr 2008 currency conversions from the 2008 price in Euros.
Euros 3600 EUR
U.S. Dollars 4600 USD
United Kingdom Pounds 2900 GBP
Australian Dollars 6700 AUD
South African Rand 45000 ZAR
South Korean Won 5890000 KRW
Indian Rupees 220000 INR

Some Specs

pilot take-off weight 85-110 kg (188-243 lbs)
wing weight 6.5 kg (14.3 lbs)
wing area (flat) 27.1 m² (292 ft²)
wing area (projected) 23.6 m² (254 ft²)
wing span (flat) 12.7 m (42 ft)
wing span (projected) 10.7 m (35 ft)
aspect ratio (flat) 6.1
aspect ratio (projected) 5.2
min sink 1.0 m/s (197 fpm, 3.6 kph, 1.9 knts)
best glide ratio 8.8
speed min 24 kph (15 mph, 13 knts)
speed trim 38 kph (24 mph, 21 knts)
speed max 56 kph (35 mph, 30 knts)

Some LTF Test Results

inflation evenly, immediately
rising behaviour immediately comes over pilot
take off handling average
roll damping average
control travel average
agility high
front collapse opening behaviour spontaneous, delayed
asymm. collapse course change > 360 degrees
asymm. collapse loss of altitude average
asymm. collapse opening behaviour spontaneous
spiral dive entry average
spiral dive exit turn continues through < 180 degrees
B-line stall entry easy
B-line stall recovery spontaneous
big ears entry easy
big ears recovery not spontaneously
landing behavior average
All the above were recorded when this Wings of Change paraglider was flown at max weight.

Color Schemes

The simple graphics below represent the available color schemes for the Wings of Change X-Fighter. Colors are only approximate, and so is the outline of the wing. But it gives you some idea.
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