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FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHO NEED A CARRYING  PARAGLIDING BALLAST SYSTEM (PGBS)? 

All pilots who have low weight loading at paraglider...If your glider has weight load range for example from 85kg to 105kg and you fly with 92kg it is too low. In this case, your glider has low dynamic in stronger or windy conditions. The manageability of the wing is worse...

WHERE I CAN PLACE PGBS? 

You have more options...You can place ballast in the harness under your seat when is their space.  Or into cockpit desk. 

CAN I LOSE WEIGHT WHEN I WANT?

Yes, when you have to install a hose outside you can simply open the rotation valve and water will go outside...this is perfect when are weather conditions change to smooth and thermal is weak you can climb better like with maximum weight load.

WHICH SIZE OF PGBS SHOULD I TAKE? 

Does it depend on which size of paraglider do you fly? If you choose bigger size and you flying close to middle or lower weight load you can have problems with speed in stronger or windy conditions. It is individual but optimal weight load is 3-5kg under maximum weight load of paraglider.  

CAN I DRINK WATER FROM BALLAST? 

Inner bags are originally for drinks so it is possible when you still change fresh water inside. But ballast is not designed specially for drinking. 

IS PGBS ENOUGH DURABLE? 

Yes, external cover and all parts are really durable and we don´t have any messages for any damage.  

WHAT PILOTS SAID ABOUT OUR PARAGLIDING BALLAST SYSTEM?

We have just positive feedback from every category of pilots, you can read some reviews on our blog. 

In the whole paragliding market, you don´t find any similar product which is developed with thinking for all details.

 

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