Skywalk Mescal 4 S Type designation Skywalk Mescal 4 S Type test

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Skywalk Mescal 4 S
Type designation Skywalk Mescal 4 S
Type test reference no DHV GS­01­2014­13
Holder of certification Skywalk GmbH & Co. KG
Manufacturer Skywalk GmbH & Co. KG
Classification A
Winch towing Yes
Number of seats min / max 1 / 1
Accelerator Yes
Trimmers No
Behaviour at min weight in
flight (70kg)
Behaviour at max weight
in flight (95kg)
Beni Stocker
Harry Buntz
A
A
Test pilots
Inflation/take­off
Rising behaviour Smooth, easy and constant rising
Special take off technique required No
Smooth, easy and constant
rising
No
Landing
A
Special landing technique required No
A
No
Speeds in straight flight
A
A
Trim speed more than 30 km/h Yes
Yes
Speed range using the controls larger
Yes
than 10 km/h
Yes
Minimum speed Less than 25 km/h
Less than 25 km/h
Control movement
A
Symmetric control pressure Increasing
Symmetric control travel Greater than 55 cm
A
Increasing
Greater than 60 cm
Pitch stability exiting accelerated flight
A
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward less than 30°
Collapse occurs No
A
Dive forward less than 30°
No
Pitch stability operating controls during
accelerated flight
A
Collapse occurs No
A
No
Roll stability and damping
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A
A
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Oscillations Reducing
Reducing
Stability in gentle spirals
A
Tendency to return to straight flight Spontaneous exit
A
Spontaneous exit
A
Behaviour in a steeply banked turn
Sink rate after two turns Up to 12 m/s
A
Up to 12 m/s
Symmetric front collapse
A
Entry Rocking back less than 45°
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Change of course Keeping course
Cascade occurs No
A
Rocking back less than 45°
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Keeping course
No
Symmetric front collapse in accelerated
flight
A
Entry Rocking back less than 45°
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Change of course Keeping course
Cascade occurs No
A
Rocking back less than 45°
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Keeping course
No
Exiting deep stall (parachutal stall)
A
Deep stall achieved Yes
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Change of course Changing course less than 45°
Cascade occurs No
A
Yes
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Changing course less than
45°
No
High angle of attack recovery
A
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Cascade occurs No
A
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
No
Recovery from a developed full stall
A
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Collapse No collapse
Cascade occurs (other than collapses) No
Rocking back Less than 45°
Line tension Most lines tight
A
Dive forward 0° to 30°
No collapse
No
Less than 45°
Most lines tight
Asymmetric collapse 45­50%
A
Change of course until re­inflation Less than 90°
Maximum dive forward or roll angle Dive or roll angle 0° to 15°
A
Less than 90°
Dive or roll angle 0° to 15°
Re­inflation behaviour Spontaneous re­inflation
Spontaneous re­inflation
Total change of course Less than 360°
Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occurs No
No
Twist occurs No
No
Cascade occurs No
No
Asymmetric collapse 70­75%
A
Change of course until re­inflation Less than 90°
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Maximum dive forward or roll angle Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Re­inflation behaviour Spontaneous re­inflation
Spontaneous re­inflation
Total change of course Less than 360°
Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occurs No
No
Twist occurs No
No
Cascade occurs No
No
Asymmetric collapse 45­50% in
accelerated flight
A
Change of course until re­inflation Less than 90°
Maximum dive forward or roll angle Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
A
Less than 90°
Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Re­inflation behaviour Spontaneous re­inflation
Spontaneous re­inflation
Total change of course Less than 360°
Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occurs No
No
Twist occurs No
No
Cascade occurs No
No
Asymmetric collapse 70­75% in
accelerated flight
A
Change of course until re­inflation Less than 90°
Maximum dive forward or roll angle Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
A
Less than 90°
Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Re­inflation behaviour Spontaneous re­inflation
Spontaneous re­inflation
Total change of course Less than 360°
Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occurs No
No
Twist occurs No
No
Cascade occurs No
No
Directional control with a maintained
asymmetric collapse
A
A
Able to keep course Yes
Yes
180° turn away from the collapsed
Yes
side possible in 10 s
Yes
Amount of control range between turn More than 50 % of the symmetric More than 50 % of the
and stall or spin control travel
symmetric control travel
Trim speed spin tendency
A
Spin occurs No
A
No
Low speed spin tendency
A
Spin occurs No
A
No
Recovery from a developed spin
A
Spin rotation angle after release Stops spinning in less than 90°
Cascade occurs No
A
Stops spinning in less than
90°
No
B­line stall
A
Change of course before release Changing course less than 45°
Behaviour before release Remains stable with straight span
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Cascade occurs No
A
Changing course less than
45°
Remains stable with straight
span
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
No
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Big ears
A
Entry procedure Dedicated controls
Behaviour during big ears Stable flight
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
A
Dedicated controls
Stable flight
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Big ears in accelerated flight
A
Entry procedure Dedicated controls
Behaviour during big ears Stable flight
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Behaviour immediately after
releasing the accelerator while Stable flight
maintaining big ears
A
Dedicated controls
Stable flight
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Stable flight
Behaviour exiting a steep spiral
A
Tendency to return to straight flight Spontaneous exit
Turn angle to recover normal flight
Less than 720°, spontaneous
recovery
Sink rate when evaluating spiral
14
stability [m/s]
A
Spontaneous exit
Less than 720°, spontaneous
recovery
14
Alternative means of directional control
A
180° turn achievable in 20 s Yes
Stall or spin occurs No
A
Yes
No
Any other flight procedure and/or configuration described in the user's manual
No other flight procedure or configuration described in the user's manual
LTF (DHV)
Skywalk Mescal 4 S
Type designation Skywalk Mescal 4 S
Type test reference no DHV GS­01­2014­13
Holder of certification Skywalk GmbH & Co. KG
Manufacturer Skywalk GmbH & Co. KG
Classification A
Winch towing Yes
Number of seats min / max 1 / 1
Accelerator Yes
Trimmers No
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Behaviour at min weight in
flight (70kg)
Behaviour at max weight
in flight (95kg)
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Test pilots
Inflation/take­off
Beni Stocker
Harry Buntz
A
A
Rising behaviour Smooth, easy and constant rising
Special take off technique required No
Smooth, easy and constant
rising
No
Landing
A
Special landing technique required No
A
No
Speeds in straight flight
A
A
Trim speed more than 30 km/h Yes
Yes
Speed range using the controls larger
Yes
than 10 km/h
Yes
Minimum speed Less than 25 km/h
Less than 25 km/h
Control movement
A
Symmetric control pressure Increasing
Symmetric control travel Greater than 55 cm
A
Increasing
Greater than 60 cm
Pitch stability exiting accelerated flight
A
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward less than 30°
Collapse occurs No
A
Dive forward less than 30°
No
Pitch stability operating controls during
accelerated flight
A
Collapse occurs No
A
No
Roll stability and damping
A
Oscillations Reducing
A
Reducing
Stability in gentle spirals
A
Tendency to return to straight flight Spontaneous exit
A
Spontaneous exit
A
Behaviour in a steeply banked turn
Sink rate after two turns Up to 12 m/s
A
Up to 12 m/s
Symmetric front collapse
A
Entry Rocking back less than 45°
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Change of course Keeping course
Cascade occurs No
A
Rocking back less than 45°
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Keeping course
No
Symmetric front collapse in accelerated
flight
A
Entry Rocking back less than 45°
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
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A
Rocking back less than 45°
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
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Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Change of course Keeping course
Cascade occurs No
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Keeping course
No
Exiting deep stall (parachutal stall)
A
Deep stall achieved Yes
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Change of course Changing course less than 45°
Cascade occurs No
A
Yes
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Changing course less than
45°
No
High angle of attack recovery
A
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Cascade occurs No
A
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
No
Recovery from a developed full stall
A
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Collapse No collapse
Cascade occurs (other than collapses) No
Rocking back Less than 45°
Line tension Most lines tight
A
Dive forward 0° to 30°
No collapse
No
Less than 45°
Most lines tight
Asymmetric collapse 45­50%
A
Change of course until re­inflation Less than 90°
Maximum dive forward or roll angle Dive or roll angle 0° to 15°
A
Less than 90°
Dive or roll angle 0° to 15°
Re­inflation behaviour Spontaneous re­inflation
Spontaneous re­inflation
Total change of course Less than 360°
Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occurs No
No
Twist occurs No
No
Cascade occurs No
No
Asymmetric collapse 70­75%
A
Change of course until re­inflation Less than 90°
Maximum dive forward or roll angle Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
A
Less than 90°
Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Re­inflation behaviour Spontaneous re­inflation
Spontaneous re­inflation
Total change of course Less than 360°
Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occurs No
No
Twist occurs No
No
Cascade occurs No
No
Asymmetric collapse 45­50% in
accelerated flight
A
Change of course until re­inflation Less than 90°
Maximum dive forward or roll angle Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
A
Less than 90°
Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Re­inflation behaviour Spontaneous re­inflation
Spontaneous re­inflation
Total change of course Less than 360°
Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occurs No
No
Twist occurs No
No
Cascade occurs No
No
Asymmetric collapse 70­75% in
accelerated flight
A
Change of course until re­inflation Less than 90°
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Less than 90°
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Maximum dive forward or roll angle Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Re­inflation behaviour Spontaneous re­inflation
Spontaneous re­inflation
Total change of course Less than 360°
Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occurs No
No
Twist occurs No
No
Cascade occurs No
No
Directional control with a maintained
asymmetric collapse
A
A
Able to keep course Yes
Yes
180° turn away from the collapsed
Yes
side possible in 10 s
Yes
Amount of control range between turn More than 50 % of the symmetric More than 50 % of the
and stall or spin control travel
symmetric control travel
Trim speed spin tendency
A
Spin occurs No
A
No
Low speed spin tendency
A
Spin occurs No
A
No
Recovery from a developed spin
A
Spin rotation angle after release Stops spinning in less than 90°
Cascade occurs No
A
Stops spinning in less than
90°
No
B­line stall
A
Change of course before release Changing course less than 45°
Behaviour before release Remains stable with straight span
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Cascade occurs No
A
Changing course less than
45°
Remains stable with straight
span
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
No
Big ears
A
Entry procedure Dedicated controls
Behaviour during big ears Stable flight
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
A
Dedicated controls
Stable flight
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Big ears in accelerated flight
A
Entry procedure Dedicated controls
Behaviour during big ears Stable flight
Recovery Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exit Dive forward 0° to 30°
Behaviour immediately after
releasing the accelerator while Stable flight
maintaining big ears
A
Dedicated controls
Stable flight
Spontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward 0° to 30°
Stable flight
Behaviour exiting a steep spiral
A
Tendency to return to straight flight Spontaneous exit
Turn angle to recover normal flight
Less than 720°, spontaneous
recovery
A
Spontaneous exit
Less than 720°, spontaneous
recovery
Sink rate when evaluating spiral
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stability [m/s] 14
14
Alternative means of directional control
A
180° turn achievable in 20 s Yes
Stall or spin occurs No
A
Yes
No
Any other flight procedure and/or configuration described in the user's manual
No other flight procedure or configuration described in the user's manual
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