During the routine checking
of the Paratech P5 27 and Paratech P60 27/60 30 paraglider emergency a
shortening of the brake line from Paracord caused by shrinkage due to
age had occurred.
In agreement with the
manufacturer Aerosport International GmbH the DHV has decided on the
following precautionary safety measures:
All paragliders of the type
Paratech P5 27 and Paratech P60 27/60 30 that are fitted with an
unsheathed Paracord brake line must be checked.
instruction came into force when it was published in the News for
Paragliders and Hang Gliders (NfGH). The safety measure must be carried
out before the equipment is flown again.
The check can be done by
the approved manufacturer Aerosport International GmbH, Grafenstr.26,
D-83094 Brannenburg, Germany Tel, 08034 1034 Fax 08034 3384.
Gmund, 03 August 1998
Martin Jursa - Head DHV -
OeAeC Technical Dept.