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Lynx

EN/LTF-C

Para aventureros ‘lobos solitarios’ o gurús del XC, el LYNX ofrece alto rendimiento en un paquete del tamaño de un bocado.

  • Strong shark nose
  • Progressive stability
  • Cord cut billow (CCB)
  • Maximised unsupported cells
  • Post C-band
  • Weight-optimised ribs
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Size

21 23 25 27
S M ML L

Especificaciones

  S M ML L
Linear scaling factor 0.96 1 1.04 1.08
Projected area (m²) 17.7 19.2 20.8 22.4
Flat area (m²) 21.2 23 24.9 26.8
Glider weight (kg) 3.6 3.9 4.2 4.5
Total line length (m) 225 244 264 285
Height (m) 7.1 7.6 7.9 8.2
Number of main lines (A/B/C) 3/3/4
Cells 60
Flat aspect ratio 6.8
Projected aspect ratio 4.9
Root chord (m) 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5
Flat span (m) 12 12.5 13 13.5
Projected span (m) 9.3 9.7 10 10.4
Trim speed (km/h) 40
Top speed (km/h) 57
Min sink (m/s) 1
Best glide 11
In-flight weight range (kg) 60-80 75-95 90-110 105-123
Certification EN/LTF-C

Descripción

Basado en la CURE, el LYNX es un depredador de XC aerodinámico y completo. Su refinada sencillez la hace más rápida, ligera, elegante y competitiva mientras que la certificación EN-C ofrece seguridad para los pilotos experimentados.

La LYNX tiene nuevas bandas BGD LITE que usa tres cintas de tejido de 13mm, elegantes uniones suaves de Dyneema y un sistema de acelerador optimizado para el rendimiento. Con un nuevo suspentaje de compe Edelrid Magix pro 8000U y la nueva tela ligera reforzada lateralmente Skytex 32g/m² de Porcher Sport, la Lynx está en la vanguardia del juego. Es astuta, ágil y te llevará hasta la cima de la cadena alimentaria.

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Características de diseño

Strong shark nose

An ultra aggressive shark nose optimises stability at all speeds. Not all sharks are created equal and BGD’s shark noses are very aggressive, maximising the effects of the technology.

Progressive stability

Progressive stability has been designed into all our gliders to help pilots feel turbulence and avoid it. This makes for safer and more comfortable flying.

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.

Optimised line layout

Over the years we have perfected our system of optimising the line layout of our wings. We use numerous equations, software, and the plain old guess-and-check method to build our line layouts. The result is simple: fewer lines making stronger, faster gliders.

Snap Locks

Snap Locks are lightweight, compact attachments that effortlessly connect the brakes to the risers. A small focused magnet inside the catch and an internal locking system hold the handle in place, releasing only if the handles are pulled down towards the pilot. This unique design feature means the handles don’t fall off while kiting, packing, or performing manoeuvres. The Snap Lock system solves many of the problems associated with press-studs and magnets.

Leading edge mini-ribs

Situated along the leading edge are reinforced mini-ribs, designed to help produce a rock-solid profile while on speed bar.

Eyes wide-open safety

Gliders that talk are safer. Safer gliders make pilots perform better. Better performing pilots fly further. Further flying pilots are happier pilots. Eyes Wide-open Safety produces happier pilots.

Maximised unsupported cells

Optimised unsupported cell groups are designed to match the span-wise load distribution influenced by the line layout. Coupled with a strong internal structure, the line layouts that create more span-wise tension can support more unsupported cells. While maintaining a homogenous wing, this helps to minimise line consumption reducing drag thus improving performance.

Post C-band

We have added a Post-C band running along the top surface which seamlessly moves down to the bottom surface at the tip, connecting directly to the last line cascade. Instead of putting heavy plastic rods above the C lines we use this band to counter the common flip-up ripple caused when applying a little brake. The problem with paragliders is when a little brake is applied the cupping of the trailing edge creates lift which often buckles the profile near the Cs. We have solved this problem with the Post-C Band, an eloquent, lightweight, clean and volume reducing solution.

Weight-optimised ribs

We have maintained the strength and rigidity of the ribs while removing unnecessary material. This means less weight for no increase in cost or reduction in strength of the wing. The hole positioning and size depends on the loads taken locally by the sail, and it is thanks to recent developments in our software that it is now possible to accurately calculate this.

Objeto

Es una búsqueda salvaje, volando durante días lejos de la humanidad, empujando tus límites, tomando tus propias decisiones, inmerso en la naturaleza y trabajando con los elementos para deslizarte a través del paisaje utilizando el poder del aire. Ya sea que lo tuyo es un viaje solitario de autodescubrimiento o uno observado en silencio por miles de personas, el LYNX es para atletas serios y pilotos experimentados que quieren salir a la naturaleza y experimentar la emoción del vuelo de aventura de primera mano.


Notas del diseñador

¿Eres el piloto incondicional que se encuentra en el cerro llueva o truene, o eres de los que elige sus días? ¿Tu despegue se parece a una pista de golf o a la superficie de Marte? Un parapente no puede ser perfecto para todo, así que diseñé la colección BGD LITE para los pilotos que quieren menos peso y mejor portabilidad con mayor rendimiento.

Diseñar el parapente clase Sport de más alto rendimiento de la colección BGD LITE fue fascinante, estimulante y gratificante ya que las mejoras son claras. Originalmente era para el Red Bull X-Alps pero evolucionó rápidamente en un parapente más versátil. Empecé con la plantilla de la CURE y la reelaboré casi desde el principio, simplificando, volviendo a calcular y agregando todos los materiales de última generación. Toda la gama BGD sigue esta filosofía de diseño y la colección BGD LITE sólo la empuja un poco más fuerte.

Flying Level / Style

El embalaje incluye

BGD T-shirt / USB stick with manuals / BGD stickers / Parapente / Mochila / Bolsa interior / Bolsa de bandas / Cinta de compresión

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