Gin G-chute (drag parachute)

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The G-chute is a small drag parachute that reduces the high g-forces which may occur during the descent in a spiral dive, enabling the pilot to achieve a higher descent rate with fewer turns and less g-force, reducing discomfort and the risk of g-LOC.


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Gin G-chute (drag parachute)

G-chute: drag parachute for reducing g-forces

Depending on glider and sink rate, the G-chute will reduce the g-force¹ up to 30%.

The G-chute can be used with any paragliding harness and wing, as long as it can be safely stowed and deployed. However, higher aspect ratio high-performance wings profit the most from the reduced g-forces while descending in a spiral — since the airspeeds and g-forces are greater, increasing the risk of g-LOC² — and so the G-chute is especially recommended for pilots who fly with a competition wings.

The G-chute can either be installed in a especially designated pocket of the harness – known as a drag chute pocket, or a G-chute or anti-g pocket – or can be connected to one of the main karabiners of your harness. Some harnesses like the Gin Genie Race series have a special dedicated drag chute pocket, with an integrated bridle attachment to connect the G-chute.

Gin G-chute (drag parachute) mounted in Gin Genie Race 4 harness (not included)

In case your harness does not provide a similar pocket, you can store your G-chute in any pocket of your harness and connect the G-chute to one of the main karabiners of your harness.

If you find that no pocket of your harness is suitable to store your G-chute, you can connect it to the main karabiners with the optional Gin G-chute Pocket, a special designed deployment bag which attaches to your hang point karabiners.

Gin G-chute (drag parachute) mounted in optional Gin G-chute Pocket (not included)

After use, the G-chute can be disabled by pulling on the middle line and stored for reuse.

To ensure you correctly understand the operating limitations and correct usage of the G-chute, it is highly recommended that you read the Gin G-chute user manual, linked to in the downloads section.

  • Reduces the g-force up to 30%
  • One size, 1.06 m2
  • Weight ~ 300g*

*Flybubble: Our electronic scales say: G-chute 330g; G-chute Pocket 95g; total 425g.

Colours may vary from those shown.


¹ G-force: "The gravitational force equivalent, or, more commonly, g-force, is a measurement of the type of force per unit mass – typically acceleration – that causes a perception of weight, with a g-force of 1 g equal to the conventional value of gravitational acceleration on Earth, g, of about 9.8 m/s." - from Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia.

² G-LOC: "G-force induced loss of consciousness (abbreviated as G-LOC, pronounced "JEE-lock") is a term generally used in aerospace physiology to describe a loss of consciousness occurring from excessive and sustained g-forces draining blood away from the brain causing cerebral hypoxia." - from Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia.

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Condition New
Shipping Details 2-4 weeks
Model Status Current model