DHV paraglider test flight report
Type designation Eden 2-25
Manufacturer MAC Para Technology ltd
Holder of certification in Germany Skyline Flight Gear GmbH
Type test reference no DHV GS-01-0916-01
Classification 1-2 GH
Number of seats 1
Winch towing Yes
  Behaviour at min weight in flight (70 kg) Behaviour at max weight in flight (90 kg)
TAKE-OFF 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
Inflation evenly, immediately evenly, immediately
Rising behaviour immediately comes over pilot immediately comes over pilot
Lift off speed average average
Take-off behaviour overall easy easy
LEVEL FLIGHT 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
Trim speed 36 km/h 37 km/h
Speed accelerated   48 km/h
Roll damping average average
TURN BEHAVIOUR 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
Spin tendency slight slight
Control travel average average
Agility average average
SYMMETRIC STALL 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
Deep stall limit average 60 cm - 75 cm average 60 cm - 75 cm
Full stall limit average 65 cm - 80 cm average 65 cm - 80 cm
Control pressure increase average average
SYMMETRIC TUCK 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
Tendency to shoot forward slight slight
Opening behaviour spontaneous, delayed spontaneous, delayed
SYMMETRIC TUCK (ACCELERATED) - 1 -- 2
Tendency to shoot forward - average
Opening behaviour - - spontaneous, delayed
ASYMMETRIC TUCK 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
Turn 90 - 180 degrees 90 - 180 degrees
Rate of turn average average
Loss of altitude average average
Stabilization spontaneous spontaneous
Opening behaviour spontaneous, impulsive spontaneous, impulsive
ASYMMETRIC TUCK (ACCELERATED) - 1 -- 2
Turn - 90 - 180 degrees
Rate of turn - - average
Loss of altitude - average
Stabilization - spontaneous
Opening behaviour - - spontaneous, delayed
COUNTERSTEERING AN ASYMMETRIC TUCK 1 1
Stabilization countersteering easy countersteering easy
Control travel average average
Control pressure increase average average
Opposite turn easy, no tendency to stall easy, no tendency to stall
Opening behaviour spontaneous, delayed spontaneous, delayed
FULLSTALL (symmetric exit) 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
FULLSTALL (asymmetric exit) 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
SPIN AT TRIM SPEED 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
SPIN IN STATIONARY TURN 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
SPIRAL DIVE 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
Entry easy easy
Spin tendency slight slight
Exit spontaneous spontaneous
B LINE STALL 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
Entry easy easy
Exit delayed acceleration < 4 sec delayed acceleration < 4 sec
LANDING 1 -- 2 1 -- 2
Landing behaviour easy easy
ADDITIONAL FLIGHT SAFETY REMARKS