Striker - serial high performance paraglider (class D

Striker - serial high performance paraglider (class D
Type testing No.
Manufacturer
EAPR-GS-7402/11
Date of testing
Model
Striker L
02.10.2010
Location
Schruns
EAPR e.V - Marktstr. 11 - D-87730 Grönenbach - Germany
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Maximum take off weight
Minimum take off weight
Testpilot
Tschofen Johannes
Anselm Rauh
Harness
Academy Test Equipment
EAPR Testequipment
Pilot's take off weight
105
kg
130
Anselm Rauh
kg
D
Classification
4
Test-criteria
4
4
D
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Evaluation
Minimum take off weight
Evaluation
Maximum take off weight
1. Inflation / take-off - 4.1.1
Rising behavior
Smooth, easy and constant rising
A
Smooth, easy and constant rising
A
Special take off technique required
No
A
No
A
No
A
No
A
2. Landing - 4.1.2
Special landing technique required
3. Speeds in straight flight - 4.1.3
Trim speed more than 30km/h
Yes
A
Yes
A
Speed range using the controls larger than 10km/h
Yes
A
Yes
A
Minimum speed
25 km/h to 30 km/h
B
25 km/h to 30 km/h
B
4. Control movement - 4.1.4
-
-
Max. weight in flight up to 80kg
-
-
Max. weight in flight 80 to 100kg
D
D
Increasing
A
A
Dive forward less than 30°
No
A
A
No
A
No
A
Reducing
A
Reducing
A
Spontaneous exit
A
Spontaneous exit
A
More than 14m/s
B
More than 14m/s
B
Increasing
Max. weight in flight greater than 100kg
35cm - 50cm
35cm - 50cm
5. Pitch stability exiting accelerated flight - 4.1.5
Dive forward angle on exit
Collapse occurs
Dive forward less than 30°
No
6. Pitch stability operating controls during accelerated flight - 4.1.6
Collapse occurs
7. Roll stability and damping - 4.1.7
Oscillations
8. Stability in gentle spirals - 4.1.8
Tendency to return to straight flight
9. Behaviour in a steeply banked turn - 4.1.9
Sink rate after two turns
Recovery
Dive forward angle on exit
Cascade occurs
Entry
Recovery
Dive forward angle on exit
Cascade occurs
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accelerated
Entry
trim speed
10. Symmetric front collapse - 4.1.10
Rocking back less than 45°
A
Rocking back less than 45°
A
Spontaneous in 3 to 5 sec
B
Spontaneous in 3 to 5 sec
B
0° - 30°
Entering a turn of less than 90°
No
Rocking back less than 45°
A
A
A
B
0° - 30°
Entering a turn of less than 90°
No
Rocking back less than 45°
A
A
A
B
Spontaneous in 3 to 5 sec
30° - 60°
No
Entering a turn of less than 90°
B
A
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Spontaneous in 3 to 5 sec
30° - 60°
No
Entering a turn of less than 90°
B
A
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11. Exiting deep stall (parachutal stall) - 4.1.11
Deep stall achieved
Yes
Recovery
Spontaneous in less than 3 sec
A
Spontaneous in less than 3 sec
A
Dive forward angle on exit
Change of course
Cascade occurs
30° - 60°
Changing course less than 45°
No
B
A
A
30° - 60°
Changing course less than 45°
No
B
A
A
Recovery
Spontaneous in 3 to 5 sec
C
Spontaneous in less than 3 sec
A
Cascade occurs
No
A
No
A
30° - 60°
No collapse
No
Less than 45°
Most lines tight
B
A
A
A
A
30° - 60°
No collapse
No
Less than 45°
Most lines tight
B
A
A
A
A
A
90° - 180°
Spontaneous re-inflation
A
Spontaneous re-inflation
A
Less than 360°
No
No
No
A
A
A
A
Less than 360°
No
No
No
A
A
A
A
C
90° - 180°
Spontaneous re-inflation
A
Spontaneous re-inflation
A
Less than 360°
No
No
No
A
A
A
A
Less than 360°
Yes, no turn reversal
No
No
A
C
A
A
A
90° - 180°
Spontaneous re-inflation
A
Spontaneous re-inflation
A
Less than 360°
No
No
No
A
A
A
A
Less than 360°
Yes, no turn reversal
No
No
A
C
A
A
C
90° - 180°
Yes
12. High angle of attack recovery - 4.1.12
13. Recovery from a developed full stall - 4.1.13
Dive forward angle on exit
Collapse
Cascade occurs (other than collapse)
Rocking backward
Line tension
Change of course until re-inflation
Re-inflation behavior
Total change of course
Collapse on the opposite side occurs
Twist occurs
Cascade occurs
Change of course until re-inflation
Re-inflation behavior
Total change of course
Collapse on the opposite side occurs
Twist occurs
Cascade occurs
Change of course until re-inflation
Re-inflation behavior
Total change of course
Collapse on the opposite side occurs
Twist occurs
Cascade occurs
trim speed,
max 75% collapse
Total change of course
Collapse on the opposite side occurs
Twist occurs
Cascade occurs
accelerated,
max 50% collapse
Re-inflation behavior
accelerated,
max 75% collapse
Change of course until re-inflation
trim speed,
max 50% collapse
14. Asymmetric collapse (trim speed) - 4.1.14
< 90°
90° - 180°
< 90°
90° - 180°
Dive or roll angle
Dive or roll angle
Dive or roll angle
Dive or roll angle
15° - 45°
45° - 60°
15° - 45°
45° - 60°
Dive or roll angle
Dive or roll angle
Dive or roll angle
Dive or roll angle
15° - 45°
45° - 60°
15° - 45°
45° - 60°
B
C
B
C
Spontaneous re-inflation
A
Spontaneous re-inflation
A
Less than 360°
No
No
No
A
A
A
A
Less than 360°
Yes, no turn reversal
No
No
A
C
A
A
15. Directional control with a maintained asymmetric collapse - 4.1.15
Able to keep course straight
Yes
A
Yes
A
180° turn away from the collapsed side possible in 10 sec
Yes
A
Yes
A
Amount of control range between turn and stall or spin
More than 50% of the symmetric control travel
A
25% to 50% of the symmetric control travel
C
No
A
No
A
No
A
No
A
Spin rotation angle after release
Stops spinning in 90° to 180°
C
Stops spinning in 90° to 180°
C
Cascade occurs
No
A
No
A
16. Trim speed spin tendency - 4.1.16
Spin occurs
17. Low speed spin tendency - 4.1.17
Spin occurs
18. Recovery from a developed spin - 4.1.18
19. B-line-stall - 4.1.19
Change of course before release
Changing course less than 45°
A
Changing course less than 45°
A
Behaviour before release
Remains stable with straight span
A
Remains stable with straight span
A
Recovery
Spontaneous in less than 3 sec
A
Spontaneous in less than 3 sec
A
Dive forward angle on exit
Cascade occurs
0° - 30°
No
A
A
30° - 60°
No
A
A
Entry procedure
Special device required
A
Special device required
A
Behaviour during big ears
Stable flight
Recovery through pilot action in less than a further
3 sec
0° - 30°
A
A
A
Stable flight
Recovery through pilot action in less than a further
3 sec
0° bis 30°
Entry procedure
Special device required
A
Special device required
A
Behaviour during big ears
Stable flight
Recovery through pilot action in less than a further
3 sec
0° - 30°
A
A
A
Stable flight
Recovery through pilot action in less than a further
3 sec
0° bis 30°
Stable flight
A
Stable flight
A
20. Big ears - 4.1.20
Recovery
Dive forward angle on exit
B
B
A
21. Big Ears in accelerated flight - 4.1.21
Recovery
Dive forward angle on exit
Behaviour immediately after releasing the accelarator while
maintaining big ears
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B
B
A
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22. Behaviour exiting a steep spiral - 4.1.22
Tendency to return to straight flight
Turn remains constant
D
Turn remains constant
D
Turn angle to recover normal flight
Yes
D
Yes
D
180° turn achievable in 20 sec
Yes
A
Yes
A
Stall or spin occurs
No
A
No
A
23. Alternative means of directional control - 4.1.23
24. Any other flight procedure and/or configuration described in the user's manual - 4.1.24
Procedure works as descibed
Procedure suitable for novice pilots
Cascade occurs
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
25. Remarks of testpilot:
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