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Syride SYS’GPS review | SkyWings magazine

Andrew Craig reports on a new departure in flight instruments

As the number, size and complexity of free-flight instruments increases, it’s refreshing to find one that goes the other way. Syride’s SYS’GPS is much smaller than my old basic vario, but does a lot more.

Syride SYS'GPS

It fits comfortably in the palm of your hand; more relevantly, hook and loop fastener straps on the back allow you to attach it to your risers, a flight deck, or almost anywhere else.

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Supair Safety Notice: Harness-Reserve Handles E2 & E2L

A few reserve parachute deployment handles on the following Supair harnesses had a manufacturing defect: SKYPPER, EVO XC2, SHAMANE and SHAMANE FR. If you have one of these harnesses then you should download, read and act upon the full safety warning dated 15/04/2014...

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Rescue installation advice for GIN harnesses

Gin Gliders have become aware of that in certain test scenarios, deployment of a rescue parachute can become more difficult than in the static scenario used in the certification process. This is especially so with customers using non-Gin Gliders rescues with larger packing volumes.

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