THUNDERBOLT

ADVANCED & LIGHT PARAMOTOR GLIDER
Why to Choose THE THUNDERBOLT

The THUNDERBOLT is an ultra versatile reflex paramotor wing for intermediate to advanced pilots. Fast, stable, and agile as possible while maintaining passive and active safety for advancing pilots.

Ready to start carving it up with big wing overs and dynamic maneuvers? This is your wing! Looking for the perfect wing to take on XC flights?  You are in luck, the THUNDERBOLT can take you there. Interested in freestyle or slalom racing? You have found the right wing for you. This quick, efficient glider offers easy launch and landing characteristics without compromising it’s agility. This truly is a versatile wing, suited for any challenge!

Just like the CROSS  model,  the THUNDERBOLT is equipped with dual trim system. Long trimmers for the fast flight mode, as well as a second set of negative trimmers, to reduce the REFLEX profile and use it as an efficient paraglider in free-flight mode. Capable of being used for freestyle or slalom competition, the THUNDERBOLT  displays a spicy character, with the combination of it’s “Power Attack” feature and advanced 2D steering systems.

CHARACTERISTICS DESCRIPTION
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TAKE-OFF

Extremely easy take-off ability in zero wind conditions.

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LOW AND HIGH SPEED ABILITY

Low and high speed capacity with a full REFLEX profile combined with negative & positive trimmers.

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AGILITY and spicy character

Advanced 2D steering system for agility and “Power Attack” system for a fast acceleration.

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SAFETY

5,52 flat aspect ratio for a safe behavior.

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LANDING

Soft and progressive energy management for optimal flare authority.

CONSTRUCTION CHARACTERISTICS
The THUNDERBOLT presents:
  • 53 cells, 8 of them closed
  • Use of 29 gr/m² Nylon 6.6 light fabric on top and bottom surface of the canopy for a super easy inflation
  • Mini-Ribs (Profiles between the cells of the trailing edge, which improve performance and handling)
  • Crossed flexible nylon battens reinforcements
  • Advanced air foil design to boost and keep stable internal pressure
  • Advanced REFLEX profile for stability
  • Trimmers for high speed use and negative trimmers for free-flight use.
  • “Power Attack” system: Opens trimmers automatically during use of the speed bar for a fast acceleration
  • 2D steering system,  easy to maneuver, with a light need of brake pressure
DETAILS & SIZES
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Flat area (m²) 17,1 18,4 19,5 21,6 23,8 26,1
Flat aspect ratio 5,52 5,52 5,52 5,52 5,52 5,52
Cells 53 53 53 53 53 53
Projected Aspect Ratio 4,23 4,23 4,23 4,23 4,23 4,23
Glider weight 3,9 4,1 4,3 4,8 5,3 5,9
Min speed (km/h) 24-26 24-26 24-26 24-26 24-26 24-26
Max speed (km/h) 70±5 70±5 70±5 70±5 70±5 70±5
Recommended pilot weight (kg) 60-105 70-120 80-135 100-150 115-165 135-180
Registration/Certification DGAC
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DGAC
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Materials SPECIFICATIONS

Leading edge fabric: 40 gr/m² – 30D Nylon 6.6 high tenacity with PU+Silicone​ coating​

Top/Bottom fabrics: 29 gr/m² – 20D Nylon 6.6 high tenacity with PU+Silicone​ coating

Profiles: Pro-Nyl 36 gr/m²  High Tenacity Nylon Rip-Stop hard finish

Lines:
Liros® Dyneema 0,76 mm – 45,0 daN
Liros® Dyneema 1,05 mm – 121,4 daN
Liros® Dyneema 1,20 mm – 142,9 daN
Liros® Dyneema 1,58 mm – 182,3 daN

Risers: 19 x 2,0 mm 1600kg

Pulleys: ISR / PL14

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