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DHV Test report LTF 2003

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Skywalk Chili XL
Type designationSkywalk Chili XL
Type test reference noDHV GS-01-1563-06
Holder of certificationSkywalk GmbH & Co. KG
ManufacturerSkywalk GmbH & Co. KG
Classification1-2 Biplace, GH
Winch towingYes
Number of seats min / max1 / 2
AcceleratorYes
TrimmersNo
 Behaviour at min weight in flight (115kg)Behaviour at max weight in flight (150kg)
Take off11-2
Inflationevenly, immediatelyevenly, immediately
Rising behaviourimmediately comes over pilotimmediately comes over pilot
Take off speedaveragehigh
Take off handlingeasyaverage
 
Straight flight1-21-2
Roll dampingaverageaverage
 
Turn handling1-21-2
Spin tendencyslightslight
Control travelhighhigh
Agilityaveragehigh
 
Symmetric stall1-21-2
Deep-stall limitlate > 75 cmlate > 75 cm
Full stall limitlate > 80 cmlate > 80 cm
Increase in steering powerhighhigh
 
Front collapse1-21-2
Pre-accelerationaverageaverage
Opening behaviourspontaneous, delayedspontaneous, delayed
 
Asymmetric collapse1-21-2
Turn tendency< 90 degrees90 - 180 degrees
Change of course90 - 180 degrees90 - 180 degrees
Rate of turnaverageaverage
 with decelerationwith deceleration
Max. roll/pitch angleless than 45 degreesless than 45 degrees
Loss of altitudeaverageaverage
Stabilizationspontaneousspontaneous
Opening behaviourspontaneousspontaneous
 
Countersteering an asymmetric collapse11
Stabilizationcountersteering easycountersteering easy
Control travelhighhigh
Control pressure increasehighhigh
Turn in opposite directioneasy, no tendency to stalleasy, no tendency to stall
Opening behaviourspontaneous, quicklyspontaneous, quickly
 
Full stall, symm. exit1-21-2
Spin out of straight flight1-21-2
Spin out of turn11-2
Spiral diveNote concerning spiral dives with paragliders1-21-2
Entryeasyeasy
Spin tendencyslightslight
Exitturn continues through < 180 degreesturn continues through < 180 degrees
Sink rate after 720 °[m/s]99
 
B-line stall11
Entryeasyeasy
Exitspontaneousspontaneous
 
Big ears11
Entryeasyeasy
Recoveryspontaneous, quicklyspontaneous, quickly
 
Landing1-21-2
Landing behavioureasyeasy
 
Front collapse (accelerated)1-21-2
Pre-accelerationaverageaverage
Opening behaviourspontaneous, delayedspontaneous, delayed
 
Asymmetric collapse (accelerated)1-21-2
Turn tendency90 - 180 degrees90 - 180 degrees
Change of course90 - 180 degrees90 - 180 degrees
Rate of turnaverageaverage
Max. roll/pitch angleless than 45 degreesless than 45 degrees
Loss of altitudeaverageaverage
Stabilizationspontaneousspontaneous
Opening behaviourspontaneousspontaneous
 
Big ears accelerated11
Entryeasyeasy
Recoveryspontaneous, quicklyspontaneous, quickly
 
 
 
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