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DHV Testreport EN926-2:2005
MAC Para Eden 6 28
Type designationMAC Para Eden 6 28
Type test reference noDHV GS-01-2212-16
Holder of certificationMAC Para Technology
ManufacturerMAC Para Technology
ClassificationB
Winch towingYes
Number of seats min / max1 / 1
AcceleratorYes
TrimmersNo
MAC Para Eden 6 28
 Behaviour at min weight in flight (90kg)Behaviour at max weight in flight (112kg)
Test pilots
Harald Buntz
Harald Buntz
Sebastian Mackrodt
Sebastian Mackrodt
Inflation/take-off  
Rising behaviour
Special take off technique required
 
Landing  
Special landing technique required
 
Speeds in straight flight  
Trim speed more than 30 km/h
Speed range using the controls larger than 10 km/h
Minimum speed
 
Control movement  
Symmetric control pressure
Symmetric control travel
 
Pitch stability exiting accelerated flight
 
Pitch stability operating controls during accelerated flight
 
Roll stability and damping  
Oscillations
 
Stability in gentle spirals  
Tendency to return to straight flight
 
Behaviour in a steeply banked turnNote concerning spiral dives with paragliders  
Sink rate after two turns
 
Symmetric front collapse   
Entry
Recovery
Dive forward angle on exit
Change of course
Cascade occurs
 
Symmetric front collapse in accelerated flight
 
Exiting deep stall (parachutal stall)  
Deep stall achieved
 
High angle of attack recovery  
Recovery
Cascade occurs
 
Recovery from a developed full stall  
Dive forward angle on exit
Collapse
Cascade occurs (other than collapses)
Rocking back
Line tension
 
Asymmetric collapse 45-50%  
Change of course until re-inflation
Maximum dive forward or roll angle
Re-inflation behaviour
Total change of course
Collapse on the opposite side occurs
Twist occurs
Cascade occurs
 
Asymmetric collapse 70-75%  
Change of course until re-inflation
Maximum dive forward or roll angle
Re-inflation behaviour
Total change of course
Collapse on the opposite side occurs
Twist occurs
Cascade occurs
 
Asymmetric collapse 45-50% in accelerated flight
 
Asymmetric collapse 70-75% in accelerated flight
 
Directional control with a maintained asymmetric collapse  
Able to keep course
180° turn away from the collapsed side possible in 10 s
Amount of control range between turn and stall or spin
 
Trim speed spin tendency  
Spin occurs
 
Low speed spin tendency  
Spin occurs
 
Recovery from a developed spin  
Spin rotation angle after release
Cascade occurs
 
B-line stall
 
Big ears
 
Big ears in accelerated flight
 
Behaviour exiting a steep spiral  
Tendency to return to straight flight
Turn angle to recover normal flight
Sink rate when evaluating spiral stability [m/s]1414
 
Alternative means of directional control  
180° turn achievable in 20 s
Stall or spin occurs
 
Any other flight procedure and/or configuration described in the user's manual
 
 
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