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DHV Test report LTF 2003

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Mescal S
Type designationMescal S
Type test reference noDHV GS-01-1186-04
Holder of certificationSkywalk GmbH & Co. KG
ManufacturerSkywalk GmbH & Co. KG
Classification1 GH
Winch towingYes
Number of seats min / max1 / 1
AcceleratorYes
TrimmersNo
 Behaviour at min weight in flight (75kg)Behaviour at max weight in flight (95kg)
Take off11
Inflationevenly, immediatelyevenly, immediately
Rising behaviourimmediately comes over pilotimmediately comes over pilot
Take off speedaverageaverage
Take off handlingeasyeasy
 
Straight flight11
Roll dampingaverageaverage
 
Turn handling11
Spin tendencynot availablenot available
Control travelaverageaverage
Agilityaverageaverage
 
Symmetric stall11
Deep-stall limitaverage 60 cm - 75 cmaverage 60 cm - 75 cm
Full stall limitaverage 65 cm - 80 cmaverage 65 cm - 80 cm
Increase in steering powerhighaverage
 
Front collapse11
Pre-accelerationslightslight
Opening behaviourspontaneous, quicklyspontaneous, quickly
 
Asymmetric collapse11
Turn tendency< 90 degrees90 - 180 degrees
Change of course90 - 180 degrees90 - 180 degrees
Rate of turnslightslight
Max. roll/pitch angleless than 45 degreesless than 45 degrees
Loss of altitudeaverageaverage
Stabilizationspontaneousspontaneous
Opening behaviourspontaneous, delayedspontaneous, delayed
 
Countersteering an asymmetric collapse11
Stabilizationcountersteering easycountersteering easy
Control travelaverageaverage
Control pressure increasehighhigh
Turn in opposite directioneasy, no tendency to stalleasy, no tendency to stall
Opening behaviourspontaneous, delayedspontaneous, delayed
 
Full stall, symm. exit11
Spin out of straight flight11
Spin out of turn11
Spiral diveNote concerning spiral dives with paragliders11
Entryeasyeasy
Spin tendencynot availablenot available
Exitspontaneousturn continues through < 180 degrees
Sink rate after 720 °[m/s]78
 
B-line stall11
Entryeasyeasy
Exitspontaneousspontaneous
 
Big ears11
Entryeasyeasy
Recoveryspontaneous, quicklyspontaneous, quickly
 
Landing11
Landing behavioureasyeasy
 
Front collapse (accelerated)11
Pre-accelerationslightslight
Opening behaviourspontaneous, quicklyspontaneous, quickly
 
Asymmetric collapse (accelerated)11
Turn tendency90 - 180 degrees90 - 180 degrees
Change of course90 - 180 degrees90 - 180 degrees
Rate of turnslightslight
Max. roll/pitch angleless than 45 degreesless than 45 degrees
Loss of altitudeaverageaverage
Stabilizationspontaneousspontaneous
Opening behaviourspontaneous, delayedspontaneous, delayed
 
Big ears accelerated11
Entryeasyeasy
Recoveryspontaneous, quicklyspontaneous, quickly
 
 
 
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