A flight behaviour that deviates from the
type certificate for a Firebird Matrix L, MZL GS-01-746-00 (certified paraglider) was
recognised. This information concerns a stable stall.
In agreement with the manufacturer Firebird Sky Sport AG, Schäfflerstraße 15, D-87629
Füssen the DHV has decided, as a precaution, on the following safety measure:
All certified paragliders if the type
Firebird Matrix L, MZL GS-01-746-00 having a serial number beginning with 16xxxxx or
18xxxxx must be checked before their next flight.
The airworthiness instruction comes into force
when published in the NfGH (Paragliding and Hanggliding News). The safety measures
must be carried out before the next flight made with the equipment.
The check will be carried out by Firebird Sky Sport AG, Schäfflerstraße
15, D-87629 Füssen, Tel: 049/8362/98320, Fax: 0049/8362/983219, E-Mail:
Gmund 12 March 2001