The Mac Para Progress 2 is the perfect paraglider for entry level pilots to discover the our fantastic world of paragliding. It is very easy to use, incredibly safe and particularly forgiving. Inflating, launching and ground handling are effortless offering beginners to rapidly progress through the learning curve with confidence.
Professional flying schools have a big responsibility and select their entry level paragliders carefully. In addition the Progress 2 is such a good glider that the pilot after leaving school can easy further develop his flying skills with it. The take off is easy. The inflating of the canopy is continuous without overshooting or hanging back. In flight it is well balanced and damped. The Progress 2 excels thanks very good performance and extraordinary penetration by windy conditions.
Overall ease of use, perfect flight characteristics and stability are the highlights of the Progress 2. A nice elliptically shaped canopy has 35 cells and an aspect ratio of 4.68. The classic construction without diagonals uses a system of load-bearing tapes attached between ribs giving the canopy stability that helps maintain a clean profile. The feeling you get flying the Progress is confidence building fun. This is what the perfect beginner glider should be like.
The canopy is very resistant to collapse and shows docile behavior during extreme maneuvers.
|23 (XS)||25 (S)||27 (M)||30 (L)||33 (XL)|
|Zoom in piano [%]||92||96||100||104||111|
|Area in piano [m2]||23.14||25.2||27.34||29.86||33.69|
|Area proiettata [m2]||20.7||22.54||24.46||26.71||30.14|
|larghezza in piano [m]||10.41||10.86||11.31||11.82||12.55|
|Allungamento in piano||4.68||4.68||4.68||4.68||4.68|
|Corda alare [m]||2.74||2.86||2.98||3.11||3.31|
|Range di peso *[kg]||55 - 75||67 - 90||77 - 100||90 - 115||105 - 135|
|Velocita minima [km/h]||23 - 25||23 - 25||23 - 25||23 - 25||23 - 25|
|Velocita massima [km/h]||36 - 38||36 - 38||36 - 38||36 - 38||36 - 38|
|Velocita massima(accelerata)[km/h]||45 - 47||45 - 47||45 - 47||45 - 47||45 - 47|
|Tasso minimo di caduta[m/s]||1.1||1.1||1.1||1.1||1.1|
* Pilota equipaggiato = peso nudo + ca. 20 Kg
|Surface Top Leading Edge:||Skytex 38 Classic - E25A 38 g/m2|
|Surface Top Trailing Edge:||Skytex 38 Classic - E25A 38 g/m2|
|Surface Bottom:||Skytex 38 Classic - E25A 38 g/m2|
|Ribs:||Skytex 40 Hard - E29A, 40 g/m2|
|Upper lines:||Edelrid Aramid/Kevlar
7343 – 75, – 80, – 90, – 140 kg
|Main lines:||Edelrid Aramid/Kevlar
6843 –140, – 200, – 240 kg