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Offpiste Discovery

 

Offpiste-Disco

 

The 1996 Discovery was available in two sizes: 160 and 195. A feature of the Discovery is that it can be flown prone or seated.
 
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Discovery 2
 
The 1997 Discovery 2 was described as glorious in light conditions due to low wing loading and featherlight handling, however once you pull the bar in more than a few inches glide and sink rate are terrible.

 

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2006 Off piste Discovery 195

 

Discovery 160
 
Discovery 195
 
Discovery 2 160
Wing area: 14.8 sq.m
Wing span: 9.14 m
Certification: BHPA
Pilot weight: 55-89 kg        
Nose Angle: 125 deg
Aspect ratio: 5.6
Hang glider weight: 23 kg
Maximum speed: 128 km/h
Packed length: 5.3 m
Packed length short: 2.9 m
Number of battens: 12
Price (1998) £ 1948
 
Discovery 2 195
Wing area: 18.1 sq.m
Certification: BHPA
Pilot weight: 66-102 kg
Wing span: 10.36 m
Nose Angle: 125 deg          
Aspect ratio: 5.6
Hang glider weight: 25 kg
Maximum speed: 128 km/h
Packed length: 5.8 m
Packed length short: 3.1 m
Number of battens: 12
Price (1998) £ 1948
 
Discovery 2 195 S
Wing area: 18.1 sq.m
Certification: BHPA
Pilot weight: 85-135 kg
Wing span: 10.36 m
Nose Angle: 125 deg          
Aspect ratio: 5.6
Hang glider weight: 27 kg
Maximum speed: 128 km/h
Packed length: 5.8 m
Packed length short: 3.1 m
Number of battens: 12
Price (1998) £ 1998
 
Discovery 2 bi 210
Wing area: 19.6 sq.m
Certification: BHPA
Pilot weight: 114-178 kg
Wing span: 10.7 m
Nose Angle: 126 deg          
Aspect ratio: 5.8
Hang glider weight: 30 kg
Maximum speed: 128 km/h
Packed length short: 3.35 m
Number of battens: 12
Price (1998) £ 2702

 

 

 

 

 


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