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Karma EVO

As it's name suggests, the KARMA EVO is the Evolution of the legendary Karma. It possesses all the Karma virtues but has been redesigned from the ground up, to be a worthy addition to APCO's range of all round beginner wings.

Constructed with the students in mind, and instructors feedback - it is super easy glider to fly - Simple and straight forward.

A hybrid 3 line construction that converges into a clean and simple 3 leg riser making inflation and ground handling a breeze - no messy risers and lines tangled in reverse launch anymore. Accelerated learning curve for the student, getting him into the air and flying safely faster than before.

Flying characteristics are delightful. It is a true EN-A. Simple to understand and pleasure to handle. Glide is among the best in it's class.

According to Apco's legendary tradition for durability - the construction of the wing is bullet proof! The best and extremely durable cloth combined with proven construction designed to withstand the students abuse for as long as necessary.

Karma EVO is fun to fly and will excite long after out of school.

The KARMA EVO, we feel, is the best beginner glider today for students and new pilots, as well as instructors and we are sure you will find it to be the best choice for you too.

KARMA EVO Paramotor Version



KARMA EVO available in paramotor version too. The wing was designed bearing paramotor pilots in mind and thoroughly tested under power. Equally well suited for paramotor, making it a great wing for engine lovers. The KARMA EVO overall behavior is perfectly tuned for motorized flight. From easy nil wind inflation and short take-offs to exceptional stability, with high fuel efficiency. The KARMA EVO offers the ideal solution for paramotor schools and pilots who choose non-reflex wing. (Supplied with purpose built paramotor risers when specified)

Karma Evo

DESIGN FEATURES


  • True EN - A wing across entire speed bar range.
  • New profile for next step in safety and stability.
  • Hybrid 3 Line Planform resulting in over 40% line reduction.
  • Performance - Among the best in it's Class.
  • Riser - Super simple 3 leg Riser, color coded A, B from rigid 20 mm webbing to prevent entangling of lines and riser.
  • Split A riser for easy Big ears. Attaches to the main A with magnet while not in use.
  • Flexon® battens system for ultimate durability - pioneered by APCO more »
  • All metal parts Stainless Steel or aircraft grade Aluminium.
  • Composite fabric wing construction - different cloth used in different areas of the wing for optimal blend of durability, weight and performance.
  • Butt Holes.
  • Swivels on brake handles.
  • Integral, built-in, Neodymium brake magnets.
  • New colors - fresh and attractive.

Flexon battens® are exclusive APCO innovations, often imitated, never matched!!



TECHNICAL DATA


  Extra-Small Small Medium Large
Cells 38 40 40 42
Area [m2] 24.55 26.3 28.5 30.4
Area (projected) [m2] 20.85 22.55 24.4 26.2
Span(incl. Stabiliser) [m] 10.7 11.35 11.8 12.5
Span (projected) [m] 8.56 9.08 9.45 10
Aspect Ratio 4.66 4.9 4.9 5.13
Aspect Ratio (projected) 3.47 3.65 3.65 3.81
Pilot Weight (all up) free flight [kg] 55-80 70-95 85-110 105-130
Pilot Weight (all up + paramotor unit) [kg] 70-95 85-110 90-135 120-145
Canopy Weight [kg] 4.5 4.9 5.3 5.7
Root Cord m 2.81 2.81 2.93 2.93
Tip Chord [m] 0.70 0.70 0.73 0.73
Length of Lines on B [m] 6.3 6.7 7.0 7.4
Total Length of Lines [m] 241 254 286 300




CERTIFICATION


Size Certification Type
KARMA EVO XS Pending
KARMA EVO S EN - A
KARMA EVO M EN - A
KARMA EVO L EN - A
Load Test- 172 Kg Max load (Paramotor application), Click for Load Test Report




PERFORMANCE


V-min [km/h]   21
V-trim [km/h]   37
V-max [km/h]   47
Min Sink [m/s] at optimal wing loading   1.1



COLOR OPTIONS


Color design


CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS


Fabric  
Sail Cloth Blend of Zero Porosity" Ripstop Nylon
Warranty 3 years / 250 Hours


  Material Diameter [mm] Strength [kg]
Top, Br Top, St Top Dyneema 1.1 90
Mid, St Super Aramid 1.2 120
Bottom A1;B1; C Super Aramid 1.9 320
Bottom A3; A5; B3; B5 Super Aramid 1.8 230
Steering Line Polyester 2.0 85





OPTIONS AND ACCESSORIES


50011: Custom Colour
Would you like to personalize the look of your paraglider? All APCO gliders can be tailored to meet your color needs.


42477-42459: Glider Backpack or Light Clinch Bag
The wing is supplied in Paragliding bag as standard.
The Paragliding Bag can be replaced with Light Clinch bag for all wings on demand.


42460: Concertina Bag


Carabiners:
To get more information view our paragliding accessories page »


50012: Custom Logo
Customise your glider by adding a personal or company logo.


43135: Wonder Bar
Speed bar with handsfree operation!


42458: Clinch Bag with Carry Straps / Converts into Backpack
Durable, Comfortable. Large Carry Bag for Quick packing of all your equipment. Holds unfolded glider, Harness, Helmet, etc.


42459: Light Clinch Bag
Durable, Comfortable.Made from LightRipstop material. Large Carry Bag for Quick packing of all your equipment. Holds unfolded glider, Harness, Helmet, etc. easily and quick.


50024: Riser Sock
Riser sock supplied as standard with each wing.






The KarmaEVO comes in an ergonomic rucksack incl. an inner stuff bag, compression strap, riser sock, spares kit, owner's manual and an industry first 3 yr/250 hr warranty - all as standard.

The right to change prices, specifications or equipment at any time without notice is reserved