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paramotor Luna DGAC Bruce Goldsmith Design
paramotor Luna DGAC Bruce Goldsmith Design
paramotor Luna DGAC Bruce Goldsmith Design
paramotor Luna DGAC Bruce Goldsmith Design
paramotor Luna DGAC Bruce Goldsmith Design
paramotor Luna DGAC Bruce Goldsmith Design
paramotor Luna DGAC Bruce Goldsmith Design
paramotor Luna DGAC Bruce Goldsmith Design


  22 27  
Linear scaling factor 0.91 1.00  
Projected area 19.08 22.75
Flat area 22.00 26.70
Glider weight 5.6 6.3 kg
Height 6.400 7.005 m
Number of main lines 3/4/3/2 A/B/C
Cells 52  
Flat aspect ratio 5.35  
Root cord 2.48 2.73 m
Flat span 10.85 11.95 m
Projected span 8.64 9.52 m
Free flight weight range 60 - 85 80 - 105 kg
Powered weight range 80 - 130 105 - 145 kg
Trim speed 39 - 55 km/h
Top speed 65 km/h
Min sink 1.1 m/sec
Best glide 9.0  
Certification DGAC  


The Luna is the wing that will take pilots from their first flights to completions. The Luna’s reflex profile creates a simple balance of speed and performance making it perfect for exploring the world.


Designed by Bruce, the Luna is a paramotor wing with Cord Cut Billow (CCB) along the leading edge. CCB helps keep the Luna’s reflex profile perfect making the wing really stable at all speeds.

With the Luna we focused on the wing’s easy inflation, fun manoeuvrability, stability, and top speed. We believe we have found a great combination for paramotoring.

Bruce's Notes

I wanted to make a wing that would be easy to launch and have a short take off distance but also fast and stable for cruising.

With a flat area of 27m², I designed the Luna relatively large and added a reflex section with long trimmers.
After month of testing and progressing we found, that the relatively large surface area of the wing gives early lift and trimmers out we get excellent stability at speed. It is just an easy wing under power.


Top surface: Porcher 9017-E38A soft 40g/m²
Bottom surface: Dominico N30
Internal structure: Dominico D30 DFM 34g/m²
Nose reinforcing: Plastic wire 2,5mm and 2,0 mm
Pulleys: Sprenger HS
Top lines: DSL70
Middle lines: TSL 140
Lower lines: TSL 280
Brakes: DSL70

Production film

Colour option

Package includes

  • Paraglider
  • Rucksack
  • BGD T-shirt
  • USB stick with manuals
  • BGD stickers
  • Repair kit
  • Break handle inserts
  • Stuff sack
  • Riser bag
  • Compression strap

Design features

Cord Cut Billow (CCB)

Cord Cut Billow technology has been developed to improve the form friction, glider stability and overall performance of our paragliders. Two seams run chord-wise across the top panels of the leading edge to accommodate the panel ballooning that happens when the wing is inflated. Up to five centimetres of excess material is created on the sides of an inflated flat panel bending over a wing profile. Cord Cut Billow technology absorbs the material with a 3D panel resulting in fewer ripples and improved rib profile shape and stability.

Reflex section

We have incorporated a light reflex section into our wing profile to help improve stability at higher speeds.

Paramotor - Trimmers

There is a long positive and negative trimmer range on the Luna giving a very nice and usable speed range.

Tip steering

We love gently pulling on the tip steering lines to turn and fly fast during aerial sight seeing.

Balanced Pitch Control

The profile of the wing has been carefully selected to provide stabilizing glider reactions in turbulent air.
When the wing rocks back or surges forward from turbulence or brake inputs, it will automatically and gently rotate back to the neutral position above the pilot.

Balanced Pitch Control
Reinforced Leading Edge

Compared to the traditional Mylar leading edges a Reinforced Leading Edge with plastic spars makes the glider lighter, more durable, and reduces the creases on the seams
Each plastic wire has its own pocket behind the top surface seam giving a more robust construction than inserting the plastic into the exterior seam. This also makes it easier to replace damaged plastic.

Reinforced Leading Edge
Elliptical Cell Openings

We have found that elliptical cell openings give better lower surface tension making for smoother inflation, and re-inflation after collapses.

Elliptical Cell Openings
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