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Airworthiness advisory

SubjectParaglider emergency parachute RS 34 DHV GS-02-0022-92, RS 30 DHV GS-02-0023-92

In an emergency equipment inner container of the type RS 34; on opening the material of the inner container was ripped at the point where the trigger release is fixed.

In agreement with the company Comet Sportartikel GmbH & Co KG the DHV decided on the following safety measures as a precaution: 

  1. The inner container for all emergency equipment of the type RS 30 and RS 34 must be rechecked
  2. Faulty inner containers must be exchanged.

This airworthiness instruction comes into force when it is published in the News for Paragliders and Hang Gliders (NfGH). The precautionary safety measure must be carried out before the equipment is flown again.

Checks and exchange will be carried out by the company Paracontrol-Schweiger und Schiszler GbR, Flintkaserne 36, D-83646 Bad Tölz, Tel. 0049 (0) 8041/8881.

Gmund, 31.03.2000

Klaus Tänzler

Managing Director