The Outback is the lightest and small-packed-volume paraglider in our range. The Outback has an exceptionally wide certified weight range.
It is light and easy for thermalling for an intermediate pilot.
Easy to carry and handle for hike & fly or para-alpinism adventurers.
Fast and dynamic as a mini wing for experts when higher loaded. Higher loading provides maximum of flying enjoyment. It is precise with high amount of speed and dynamic. Ideal partner for high wind ridge or coastal soaring.
There is no doubt. The Outback is most performing lightweight paraglider available on the market.
The Outback is a classic double surface light-weight wing. Its 2.7 kg easily fits in a 35 liter rucksack! It is easy to launch on tricky places. The Outback is well balanced with excellent glide performance and unbeatable penetration by windy condition. Single-skin glider pilots will be jealous! Comfortable handling is combined with good climbing characteristics. Wherever you will fly, you will love the precision and general feel of its handling.
The Outback uses proven Skytex 32 and Skytex 27 materials. Double 3D shaping on leading edge provides clean top surface. C wires at leading edge are made from light, thin but very strong material.
The top and middle gallery is made from unsheathed Aramid/Kevlar lines.
The main Dynema lines are sheathed for ease of use and durability. Tri-color and lightweight Dyneema risers are easy to handle. Brake handles are comfortable for long flights. Main lines are attached on risers by loops.
The rapid links or soft shackles are available as an option for order.
On request we also produce Outback 23.
Warning! This size is not certified.
|Outback 21||Thermals||Hike & Fly||Speed Glider|
|Zoom flat [%]||100||100||100|
|Area flat [m2]||20.84||20.84||20.84|
|Area projected [m2]||18.65||18.65||18.65|
|Span flat [m]||9.9||9.9||9.9|
|Aspect ratio flat||4.7||4.7||4.7|
|Root cord [m]||2.6||2.6||2.6|
|Weight range *[kg]||55 - 75||70 - 90||90 - 105|
|Weight range *[lbs]||121 - 165||154 - 198||198 - 231|
|Min. speed [km/h]||24 - 26||25 - 27||26 - 27|
|Trim speed [km/h]||37 - 39||38 - 40||40 - 42|
|Top speed (accelerator)[km/h]||47 - 49||49 - 51||51 - 54|
|Min. sink rate [m/s]||1.1||1.15||1.2|
* pilot light equipped = weight naked + approx. 10 Kg (22 lbs)
|Surface Top Leading Edge:||Skytex 32 Universal - 32 g/m2|
|Surface Top Trailing Edge:||Skytex 27 Classic II - 27 g/m2|
|Surface Bottom:||Skytex 27 Classic II - 27 g/m2|
|Main ribs:||Skytex 27 Hard - 27 g/m2|
|Diagonal ribs:||Skytex 27 Hard - 27 g/m2|
|Minor ribs:||Skytex 27 Hard - 27 g/m2|
|Upper lines:||Edelrid Aramid/Kevlar
8000U -50 kg; -70 kg; -90 kg; -130 kg
|Main lines:||PPSL -191 kg, -200 kg|
The Outback is manufactured using the paragliding industries well established lightweight materials with excellent durability Skytex 32 and Skytex 27 from Porcher Sport. For the supporting and diagonal ribs we use Skytex 27 Hard. This gives the advantage of a sail that is both lightweight and very durable.