- Reach for the Clouds -



The BASE carefully treads that thin line of maximum safety and impressive performance.


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  S M ML L
线性比例 0.9 1 1 1
投影面积 (m²) 18.7 20.7 21.8 22.9
平铺面积 (m²) 22.6 25 26.3 27.6
重量 (kg) 4.8 5.3 5.6 5.8
总绳长 (m) 221 245 257 270
高度 (m) 7.1 7.2 7.4 7.8
主伞绳数 (A/B/C) 3/4/3
气室数 80/46/90
平铺展弦比 5.7
投影展弦比 4.1
中心弦长 (m) 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.7
平铺翼展 (m) 11.2 11.8 12.1 12.4
投影翼展 (m) 8.7 9.2 9.4 9.6
配平速度 (km/h) 39
最大速度 (km/h) 55
最小下沉率 (m/s) 1
最佳滑翔比 10
飞行全重范围 (kg) 60-80 75-95 85-105 100-120


How can a few lines and some cloth be put together in a way that will fly us hundreds of miles? For years we have been trying to build the perfect combination of these materials in an effort to fly further. Every year records are broken so we are definitely doing something right. We have gone through a lot of line and cloth to find our perfect combination in the BASE. Bruce put his all into this high-performing EN/LTF-B rated paraglider. The BASE carefully treads that thin line of maximum safety and impressive performance. Bruce Goldsmith Handling, a unique nose design and Cord Cut Billow all make the BASE a great package of stability and performance.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Quixada, Pokhara, Manilla, Piedrahita, Fiesch, Annecy, Govenador Valadares, Owens Valley, St. André-les-Alpes... Are you constantly thinking of flying big sites? The BASE was designed to take you there. It will look after you as you push yourself to places you have never been, it will react the way you have always expected and it will perform really, really well. So, put on your speed arms, charge your batteries, and be the first to base with the BASE!


Do you remember the Airwave Sport? It was one of my favorites. The BASE is loosely based on the Sport series, but with a whole bunch of new technology. I added Cord Cut Billow to clean up the leading edge and help with weight and stability. Leading edge mini-ribs create a solid leading edge on speed while making essentially 80 cells without adding the weight of full ribs. I put a lot of time into perfecting the profile to maximise performance and stability on speed bar. The BASE is fast, fun, and my new favourite wing. I hope you will feel the same!

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Top surface Dominico N30 42g/m²
Risers 13mm black Kevlar/nylon webbing
Pulleys Ronstan/Harken P18 pulleys
Top lines Edelrid Magix Pro 8000U
Middle lines Liros TSL140, 220, 280
Lower lines Liros TSL 500, 380, 280, 220
Nose reinforcing Plastic wire 2,5mm and 2,0 mm
Bottom surface Dominico D20 36g/m²