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Sep 11 2008
Last update:

Sol-08

Sol - ??? 08

 

No detailed information about the new wing is currently available.

Sol Paraglider are currently developing their speed riding prototypes with a small team based in France.
Alexandre Aimard, who is in charge of tests, evaluation and trim...
Arnaud Caron, who is in charge of the management, shipping...
Norbert Curti, who is in charge of the design, prototype...

Sol Paragliders are planning to make available 3 sizes, 15m, 13m and an 11m

 

The 15m is for heavy weight riders (> 80Kg) or beginners who wants to start the activity with low speed.
Alexandre has been testing this wing without skis. The Sol Speed-foil is designed to be used with skis.

The 13 is the main surface, middle weight pilots (85-60kg) or for a heavy weight pilot who wants a better speed.

The 11 is for light weight pilots (<65Kg) or expert speed riders who want a more dynamic wing.

Please Note - Technical Data below is not finalised and ALL subject to change during further delevopment of the prototypes.

Thanks to Norbert for sending us details of his protoypes.

When will the new Sol wing be available ?
   Norbert mentioned "it will not be ready this winter"

 

Manufacture: Sol Paragliders

 

 Technical Data

Model Sol 11m² Sol 13m² Sol 15m²
Area (Flat/Projected) 11m²/9,43m² 13m²/11,15m² 15m²/12,90m²
Wing Span (Flat/Projected) 6,18m/5,33m 6,72m/5,80m 7,22m/6,24m
Chord (max/min) 2,09m/?m 2,28m/?m 2,45m/?m
Aspect Ratio (Flat/Projected) 3,84/3,00
No. of Cells ?
Wing Material Gelvenor LCN066 OL KS 49g/m2
Porcher Marine 9092 E29A 001 Hard Finish
Weight (kg) ? ? ?
Glide Ratio ?
Trim Speed ~ Top Speed ?km/h ~ ?km/h ?km/h ~ ?km/h ?km/h ~ ?km/h
Recommended Fly weight (kg) <65kg 65-80kg >80kg

 

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