Paragliding harness maintenance

A helicopter pilot would never lift off in the morning without a complete systems check. Paraglider pilots can sometimes skip their daily equipment inspection, because problems are rare and the equipment is deceptively simple. Beware! Paragliding harness maintenance is essential. Make sure you check yours regularly.

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Setting up your paragliding harness

It’s very hard to set up a harness by yanking on straps in the air. Although easy adjustment is a vital feature of any harness, the initial trimming is best done in a static environment where you can take the time to get the geometry perfected.

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Matching paragliding harnesses to pilots

The latest competition racing pod looks a bit out of place under a Progression class wing. There’s a mismatch between objectives here: the harness is aiming for ultimate performance, but the wing is aiming for maximum safety, so what exactly is the pilot chasing? This sort of blend means you compromise your flying because your kit lacks synergy.

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Paragliding harness features

When designers create a harness, they try to match the harness features with the intended use. Each design has a different mix of back protection, buckle style, reserve parachute integration, flight deck options, stowage space and comfort factors like the seat board, straps, and fabric used. Understanding what features you need on your harness can help you narrow down your search.

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Choose The Right Paragliding Harness

There is a bewildering choice of paragliding harnesses available. How do you compare the market when there are so many different styles, so many features, and so many brands? We set out the fundamental principles of choosing the right harness so you can develop a clear sense of what suits your flying skills and aspirations.

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Used Equipment In Stock

Looking to buy used (second hand) equipment for freeflight? Flybubble generally have a wide range of used paragliding, paramotoring, speed flying and hang gliding kit available in stock.

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Safety Notice: Supair Strike

Supair have published an important Strike Safety Notice about the Strike ultralight pod harnesses bearing the "A1" index and produced before May 2017. Strike owners should read this and take action immediately.

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Advance FASTPACK BI (tandem fast packing bag)

The new Advance FASTPACK BI has been designed as a highly practical fast-packing paraglider bag, for quickly stowing and carrying a full set of tandem paragliding equipment. Due to it's low weight and pack size it can also be used for solo equipment, for those who prefer a more generous-sized bag.

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Safety Notice: Ozone Ozium reserve handle

This Safety Notice affects all original Ozium Harnesses (not the new Ozium 2). Ozone have received a report of a case of failure during a simulated deployment. The pins on the reserve deployment handles of all original Ozium harnesses may have been damaged during production. Action required: Mandatory Replacement of Reserve Handle

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Paramotor crossing of Britain (Coast to Coast)

Giles Fowler flew from the West coast of Wales to the East coast of England in a paramotor to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. His challenge was to fly non-stop without refuelling either on the ground or in the air. He expected to take between 8-9 hours to fly nearly 500 km non-stop, which had not been attempted in the UK before.

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