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The OCTAGON series is a rescue system for paragliding and hang-gliding
The OCTAGON series is a rescue system for paragliding and hang-gliding.
The canopy is an octagonal shape with slots at the skirts which they say makes it more stable and helps it to open quickly and efficiently. The design offers the optimal combination of;
  • Fast opening time
  • Low descent rate
  • Highest pendulum stability
  • Compact size and ultralight weight
  • OCTAGON LIGHT; Light weight rescue parachute, non-steerable
  • Standard: Canopy assembly and inner container
  • Optional: Light outer container, Bridle(Y-shape), Maillon rapid link
Model
Specification
OCTAGON-26L
SMALL
OCTAGON-32L
MEDIUM
OCTAGON-38L
LARGE
OCTAGON-45L
X-LARGE
OCTAGON-55L
XX-LARGE
OCTAGON-67L
TANDEM
Certificate no. [EN/LTF] EP112.2014 EP113.2014 EP114.2014 In progress
Load range [kg] 60 - 80 80 - 100 100 - 120 120 - 140 140 - 170 170 - 210
Nominal diameter [m (ft)] 5.23 (17.2) 5.79 (19.0) 6.35 (20.9) 6.98 (22.9) 7.71 (25.3) 8.53 (28.0)
Canopy area [㎡ (ft²)] 26.0 (280) 31.9 (343) 38.4 (413) 44.9 (483) 54.6 (588) 67.1 (722)
Canopy weight [kg (lb)] 1.20 (2.65) 1.40 (3.09) 1.65 (3.64) 1.97 (4.34) 2.32 (5.11) 2.77 (6.11)
No. of gores 16 16 16 24 24 24
Descent rate [m/s (ft/s)] 5.0 - 5.2 (16.40 - 17.06)
Inflation time [sec] 2.0 - 3.0
Canopy shape Octagon (cross modified)
Canopy fabric
  • Nylon 6,6 high-tenacity yarns, 22 dtex
  • Rip stop weave
  • Reinforced tearing strength
  • Water repellent & anti-static finished
  • 0 - 5 CFM porosity
Canopy color Yellow or scarlet orange
Suspension line material
  • Dyneema line, braided
  • Breaking strength max. 450 - 650 lbs
Risers Single type, non-steerable
All products are manufactured in accordance with the quality standards.
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