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Punk

EN/LTF-B

Rebelde, divertido y revelador. No son sólo palabras, el PUNK realmente te dice la verdad sobre el aire. Mantente informado, toma tus propias decisiones, vuela el PUNK

  • Strong shark nose
  • Progressive stability
  • Eyes wide-open safety
  • Weight-optimised ribs
  • Post C-band
  • Triple finger diagonals
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Size

21 23 25 27 29
XS S M ML L

Especificaciones

  XS S M ML L
Linear scaling factor 0.9 0.96 1 1.04 1.08
Projected area (m²) 17.8 19.5 21.2 22.9 24.6
Flat area (m²) 21 23 25 27 29
Glider weight (kg) 4.4 4.7 5.1 5.4 5.8
Total line length (m) 204 224 243 262 282
Height (m) 6.7 7 7.3 7.6 7.8
Number of main lines (A/B/C) 3/4/3
Cells 54
Flat aspect ratio 5.4
Projected aspect ratio 4.1
Root chord (m) 2.5 2.6 2.68 2.8 2.9
Flat span (m) 10.7 11.2 11.64 12.1 12.5
Projected span (m) 8.5 8.9 9.23 9.6 9.9
Trim speed (km/h) 39
Top speed (km/h) 55
Min sink (m/s) 1
Best glide 10.5
In-flight weight range (kg) 50-65 60-80 75-95 88-108 100-125
Certification EN/LTF-B

Descripción

Estamos en una misión, la de devolverles el sabor, el control y la actitud a los parapentes. El PUNK es una rebelión moderna hacia los parapentes insípidos. Esta vela de la nueva era es una explosión de sensación, controlabilidad y diversión. Es una cuestión de respeto. El PUNK dirá la verdad fría y dura sobre las condiciones, dándote una seguridad y rendimiento con ojos bien abiertos.

Fin de la propaganda. Ilumínate. Toma tus propias decisiones. Vuela el PUNK sin censura.

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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.

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.

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.

Baby A-riser

We have added a 'big ears' A riser which is also on a ½ ratio with the rest of the A lines. This facilitates easy use of big ears while helping speed and stability while on bar. The speed system is light and simple without reflex really helping glide at speed.

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.

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.

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.

Baby A-riser

We have added a 'big ears' A riser which is also on a ½ ratio with the rest of the A lines. This facilitates easy use of big ears while helping speed and stability while on bar. The speed system is light and simple without reflex really helping glide at speed.

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.

Triple finger diagonals

Across the whole chord of the profile we have designed three-piece diagonal supports that pass through the holes in other ribs. They ensure structural integrity by avoiding cloth bias from the ribs and creating a more solid wing even when brake is applied. This is particularly important near the trailing edge since the profile is thin and the diagonal ribs are shallow supporting higher loads.

Objeto

Todos somos punks. Nuestra subcultura ha conmocionado el orden establecido y las limitaciones de la sociedad. Rompemos las reglas de la naturaleza, ignoramos las normas, y lo pasamos de maravilla haciéndolo. El EN B alto PUNK se ha diseñado para penetrar profundamente en esa parte rebelde de tu cerebro e iluminarte de realidad. ¿Eres un piloto que quiere saber la verdad? El PUNK la expondrá.


Notas del diseñador

Rendimiento controlable es cómo yo lo llamo. En el PUNK he añadido un nivel extra de control. Usando nuestros emblemáticos "mando Bruce Goldsmith" y "dirección asistida", hay una especie de armonía interior en el parapente que reacciona mejor a los toques del piloto.

“Cuando salgo del despegue con el PUNK sobre mi cabeza me siento más cómodo y ya no intimidado. La velocidad y el rendimiento son más fáciles de controlar y entender.”

El PUNK pasa las pruebas de homologación muy fácilmente e incluso si vuelas pasado de peso la seguridad del parapente no se ve afectada. Debido a esto hemos podido utilizar rangos de peso extendidos para la homologación del PUNK, lo que significa que incluso si vuelas la vela por encima del máximo del rango de peso ideal, todavía estarás volándola dentro de la certificación.

Las 4 tallas del PUNK disponen de rangos de peso extendidos homologados y son XS=50-70, S=60-95, M=75-100, ML=88-113.

Los rangos de peso extendidos están ahí por razones relativas a los seguros. Permiten a los pilotos volar por encima del rango de peso ideal y seguir aún asegurados. No debes tenerlos en cuenta en absoluto a la hora de elegir tu talla correcta de parapente.

Flying Level / Style

El embalaje incluye

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

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