DHV paraglider test flight report
Type designation Mac Para Pasha 2 42
Manufacturer MAC Para Technology Ges.m.b.H.
Holder of certification in Germany Skyline Flight Gear GmbH
Type test reference no DHV GS-01-1120-03
Classification 1-2 Biplace
Number of seats 2
Winch towing Yes
  Behaviour at min weight in flight (145 kg) Behaviour at max weight in flight (225 kg)
TAKE-OFF 1 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 1
Trim speed 37 km/h 38 km/h
Speed accelerated    
Roll damping high high
TURN BEHAVIOUR 1 1
Spin tendency slight slight
Control travel average high
Agility high high
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 high high
SYMMETRIC TUCK 1 1
Tendency to shoot forward slight slight
Opening behaviour spontaneous, quickly spontaneous, quickly
SYMMETRIC TUCK (ACCELERATED) - -
Tendency to shoot forward - -
Opening behaviour - - - -
ASYMMETRIC TUCK 1 -- 2 1
Turn 90 - 180 degrees 90 - 180 degrees
Rate of turn average with deceleration slight with deceleration
Loss of altitude average average
Stabilization spontaneous spontaneous
Opening behaviour spontaneous, quickly spontaneous, quickly
ASYMMETRIC TUCK (ACCELERATED) - -
Turn - -
Rate of turn - - - -
Loss of altitude - -
Stabilization - -
Opening behaviour - - - -
COUNTERSTEERING AN ASYMMETRIC TUCK 1 1
Stabilization countersteering easy countersteering easy
Control travel average average
Control pressure increase high high
Opposite turn easy, no tendency to stall easy, no tendency to stall
Opening behaviour spontaneous, quickly spontaneous, quickly
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 1
SPIRAL DIVE 1 1
Entry easy easy
Spin tendency not available not available
Exit spontaneous spontaneous
B LINE STALL 1 1
Entry easy easy
Exit spontaneous spontaneous
LANDING 1 1 -- 2
Landing behaviour easy easy
ADDITIONAL FLIGHT SAFETY REMARKS