Apco Aviation started manufacturing the Mayday in 1984, and since then put over 40,000 pieces into service in the Paragliding and Hang Gliding markets. The Mayday has hundreds of life saving deployments to its name, from beginners to world champions.
Now we are proud to introduce the MAYDAY 28 UL, a new pioneering emergency parachute, specially designed for trikes – single and tandem.
Mayday 28 UL capable of safely handling loads of up to 400kg. Formally load tested by EN approved laboratory – Air Turquoise – confirming safe opening and descent with maximum load of 340 kg. Tests were carried out at opening speed of 40m./sec. as per standard EN requirements for emergency parachutes.
|MAYDAY 28 UL|
|Weight [kg]||4 (canopy only)|
|Packed Volume [cc]||12600|
|Packed Size [cm]|
Length x Width x Height
|Sink Rate [m/s]||6.3 (at max load)|
|Max Load [kg]||340|
|Maximum Deployment speed||140 km/h|
|Riser||2x2400 kg. standard double universal bridle|
|Nominal diameter [m]||8.6|
|Certification||EN load and drop test|