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The BLIZZARD is a progression wing for paramotoring. It is ideal for pilots who have completed their in-school flight training, and who are ready to take their flying to the next level. It is easy to launch and fly and has excellent stability, and its performance and speed will be appreciated by pilots who are ready for longer, further cross-country flights. It flies equally well with a trike or with foot launch. In fact all the DGAC flight tests for the size 29 were done at the maximum weight, with a trike.
Model Status: Current model
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|DGAC WEIGHT RANGE (KG)||60-120||70-130||85-160||100-200|
|FREE-FLIGHT WEIGHT RANGE (KG)||-||-||-||-|
|PROJECTED AREA (M²)||17.2||19.7||22.3||25|
|FLAT AREA (M²)||20||23||26||29|
|GLIDER WEIGHT (KG)||4.8||5.2||5.7||6.2|
|NUMBER OF MAIN LINES (A/B/C)||3/4/3/2|
|FLAT ASPECT RATIO||5|
|ROOT CHORD (M)||2.5||2.7||2.8||3|
|FLAT SPAN (M)||10||10.7||11.4||12|
|PROJECTED SPAN (M)||7.7||8.2||9||9.3|
|TRIM SPEED (KM/H)||37|
|TOP SPEED (KM/H)||54|
|LOAD TEST (KG)||272|
|CERTIFICATION (DGAC EN/LTF)||DGAC|
Standard colours: Pine, Sand, Snow
- Gypsy fastpack bag
- Replacement Trimmers
- Repair kit
- Stuff sack
- Riser bag
- Compression strap
- BGD gift
- BGD stickers
BLIZZARD: HAVE A BLAST
Flying is a skill that collects and builds like snowdrifts over time. When your paramotoring skill foundations are laid, you’re ready for a Blizzard to boost your progression. The Blizzard is designed to be safe and forgiving, easy to launch and fly but with the extra speed and performance you need to break your boundaries and explore further.
The Blizzard is a safe and fun Progression wing, aimed at pilots who have graduated from school and are ready to fly faster and explore further.
"I designed the Dual LITE to push the limits of what is possible in the sport of paramotoring. It worked. Whether it is a simple flight with a friend or a long record-breaking paramotor expedition, the Dual LITE delivers. The Dual LITE currently holds the tandem paramotor altitude world record of 5,066m by our test pilot Ant Green. I look forward to seeing what else it is capable of.
Like the Dual, the Dual LITE is a wing that has a very clean leading edge (Cord Cut Billow) making the low cell count (50 cells) feasible thus reducing the line consumption and complexity of the paraglider. I think the Dual LITE really benefits from the Dual’s renowned light handling. Its launching characteristics even surprised me – the wing progressively floats up with very little effort from the pilot. Once overhead it self stabilized and follows the pilots commands."
Using ALULA, BGD gliders are designed to have a stable and solid center with progressively softer tips. This teaches pilots to predict and avoid deflations and stay aware of the air.
ALULA Simulation Software
The future of glider design depends largely on simulations. Instead of designing and producing prototypes one by one, BGD unique in-house structural / aero simulation program, ALULA, enables BGD to accurately simulate hundreds of virtual prototypes. They test over 200 virtual prototypes for each paraglider, using 50 million iterations of the structural / aero calculations.
EASY REFLEX PROFILE
The Blizzard features a new gentle reflex profile that improves stability at speed and easy enough for beginners.
Chord cut billow (CCB)
Chord Cut Billow technology has been developed to improve the form friction, glider stability and overall performance of BGD paragliders. Two seams run chord-wise across the top panels of the leading edge. They accommodate the panel ballooning that happens when the wing is inflated. Without CCB, up to five centimeters of excess material is created on the sides of an inflated flat panel when it bends over a wing profile. This results in wrinkles. Chord Cut Billow technology removes this excess material and the 3D panel has fewer ripples and improved rib profile shape and stability.
REPLACEABLE BRAKE PULLEYS
With a simple around-and-through, you can easily replace those squeaky old brake pulleys or switch them for rings.
Snap Locks are lightweight, compact attachments that connect the brakes to the risers. A small focused magnet inside the catch and an internal locking system hold the handle in place, releasing only if the handles are pulled down towards the pilot. This unique design feature means the handles don’t fall off while kiting, packing, or performing manoeuvres. The Snap Lock system solves many of the problems associated with press studs and magnets.
BGD have added a dedicated sliding A-riser that has a split higher on the risers than usual, which means pilots who naturally grasp all the A’s to launch will enjoy a smoothly and clean inflation without a tendency to overfly or collapse, even if the launch pull is a little over-enthusiastic!
ROLLER CAM TRIMMERS
The trimmers have a 12cm range, and new roller-cams, as on the Cyclone, which are slip-free, easy and smooth to operate while reducing wear on the webbing.
|TOP SURFACE||Porcher Skytex 38g/m²|
|BOTTOM SURFACE||Porcher Eazyfly|
|INTERNAL STRUCTURE||Porcher Skytex Hard 40g/m²|
|NOSE REINFORCING||Plastic wire 2.0mm, 2.4mm, and 2.7mm|
|RISERS||20mm Kevlar/Nylon webbing|
|TOP LINES||Liros PPSL & DSL|
|MIDDLE LINES||Liros PPSL & DSL|
|LOWER LINES||Liros PPSL & TSL|
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|Shipping Details||When in stock, UK approx 2-5 workdays, other countries see shipping page|
|Model Status||Current model|