Product Tips

  1. Connecting the speed system

    Connecting the speed system

    When choosing a connector for the speed system to the wing via the harness, you’ll need to think about convenience, simplicity and security. 

  2. Connecting the wing

    Connecting the wing

    Connectors in this category come with a specific set of uses, which must be adhered to. For example, don't use karabiners designed for solo paraglider use for tandem paraglider use, like connecting the tandem wing risers to the spreaders.

  3. Reserve parachute care & repacking

    Reserve parachute care & repacking

    Guidelines on reserve parachute care and repacking.

  4. Fitting the reserve parachute

    Fitting the reserve parachute

    Having correctly connected the reserve parachute, this article outlines the main considerations for correctly fitting it into the harness or reserve outer container, depending on your particular setup.

  5. Connecting the reserve parachute

    Connecting the reserve parachute

    The emergency reserve parachute system may be connected to the harness, the main harness/wing connectors—usually involving a reserve outer container—or the tandem spreaders, depending on the particular whole equipment setup. To help correctly connect the reserve parachute, this article outlines the main considerations for this, and gives a 'connectors shopping list' to help you ensure you have everything you need.

  6. How to deploy from the LIGHTNESS 3 (or similar)

    How to deploy from the LIGHTNESS 3 (or similar)

    A few pilots reported more resistance than expected when simulating reserve parachute (rescue) deployments in the Advance Lightness 3. We ran tests and compatibility checks using different techniques and angles. Carlo demonstrates the correct technique as explained in the manual: pull to the side.

  7. Getting the most out of the Advance IOTA 2

    Getting the most out of the Advance IOTA 2

    After-purchase information and tips for HANWAG boots, including lacing, cleaning and care, and resoling.

    LACING TIPS & TRICKS

    The fit of course is paramount, but lacing can play a major role in enhancing fit and comfort. Surf the internet for lacing tips and it's amazing what you'll find. Most of the information has to do with appearance.

  8. Compression Packing: Keep Your Paraglider Flat

    Compression Packing: Keep Your Paraglider Flat

    After-purchase information and tips for HANWAG boots, including lacing, cleaning and care, and resoling.

    LACING TIPS & TRICKS

    The fit of course is paramount, but lacing can play a major role in enhancing fit and comfort. Surf the internet for lacing tips and it's amazing what you'll find. Most of the information has to do with appearance.

  9. Paragliding Hacks

    Paragliding Hacks

    Equipment tips and tricks to make your flying safer, more comfortable and more fun.

  10. Hanwag Boots Info

    Hanwag Boots Info

    After-purchase information and tips for HANWAG boots, including lacing, cleaning and care, and resoling.

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