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Play42 MK II / UL proved itself a masterpiece of engineering and construction. The Play 42 is a safe, reliable, perfect launching tandem wing The tool of choice for professional tandem pilots around the globe.

The Play42 MK II retains the good qualities of its predecessors, with excellent launch, perfect flare, improved handling & thermaling capacity, wider speed range and lighter brake pressure.

Simple to use and straightforward to fly - allowing the pilot to concentrate on the passenger and let the wing do all the rest. With the Play42 MK II, every launch is a successful take-off.

Durable, smart construction with use of Apco's double silliconized cloth will result in more flying hours then any other wing, providing the best possible value for money.

Fast, the Play42 MK II is a fast wing. With a maximum speed of 45+ [km/h], the Play42 MK II is fast and still remains efficient with it's classic profile.
The wide speed range adds an extra level of safety as into the wind penetration is improved.

Vibrant color designs dress the Play42 MK II. If you are looking for the perfect tandem machine - look no further. Give the Play42 MK II a try.



DESIGN FEATURES


  • Wide speed range with higher than average trim speed and excellent wind penetration
  • Stable, inherent, auto-correcting flying characteristics - no roll or pitch
  • Direct & precise handling, lighter brake pressure
  • Improved bank angle coordination for effortless thermaling
  • Improved Trim System: One-hand friendly, easier in-flight adjustment
  • Replacable, no-slip, trimmer webbing, in combination with heavy duty kamet buckle
  • Heavy duty Swivels on the brakes
  • Integral, built-in, Neodymium brake magnets with male/female connection
  • Sand removal system  "butt-holes"
  • Vastly improved thermaling capacity - even with engine on idle
  • Logo-ready bottom surface
  • HIT valve® equipped on L/E for rock solid stability. find out more »
  • Vibrant color designs
  • Double coated siliconised cloth (covered by 3 years / 250 hours warranty)


TECHNICAL DATA


  Play 42 MKII
Product Code 16100
Cells 46
Area [m2] 42
Area (projected) [m2] 35.4
Span [m] 14.6
Span (projected) [m] 12.1
Aspect Ratio 5.1
Aspect Ratio (projected) 4.1
Take off Weight (all up) [kg] 140-240
(for heavier loads - see Play UL)
Canopy Weight [kg] 8.4
Root Chord [m] 3.47
Tip Chord [m] 0.66
Length of Lines on B [m] 8.5
Total Length of Lines [m] 496



CERTIFICATION


Size Certification Type
Play for 2 ACPUL/ AFNOR Biplace, additional DGAC
Load Test- 240 Kg Max load , Click for Certification»



PERFORMANCE


V-min [km/h]   23
V-trim [km/h]   38
V-max P/M Version [km/h]   45+
Min Sink [m/s]   1.1



COLOR OPTIONS


The bottom surface of the play for 2 has made white especially for advertising purposes or placing of custom logos.

play42_2016_colors




CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS


Materials
The glider is made from tear resistant Ripstop Nylon cloth, which is P.U. coated to zero porosity and then siliconized to give the fabric high resistance to the elements. Different cloth is used for the top, bottom and ribs due to their different functions. The lines are made of superaramid covered with a polyester sheath for protection against UV, wear and abrasion. The bottom section of the brake lines is made of Dyneema because of its better mechanical properties. The karabiners that attach the lines to the risers are made of stainless steel.

Fabric  
Sail Cloth 42 gr/m2 "Zero Porosity" Ripstop Nylon
Rib Reinforcement FLEXON® batten system
Warranty 3 years / 250 Hours


  Material Diameter [mm] Strength [kg]
Top Superaramide 1.2 110
Middle Superaramide 1.8 220
Bottom Superaramide 2.3 280
Brakes (upper cascade) Dyneema 1.1 95
Brakes (lower - steering line) Dyneema 2.3 85



OPTIONS AND ACCESSORIES


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


57006: Tandem Spreader Bars
Redesigned Spreader bars to attach a second harness to your tandem paraglider incorporating An automatic B-stall mechanism integrated into the spreader bar


57010: Paramotor Tandem Spreader Bar
Paramotor specific Spreader Bar with wide spread to accommodate use with motor. It has multiple attachment points for easy balancing of the passenger in relation to the pilot.


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.


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


AP100-2T: 3 Ton Twist Lock Carabiner - double safety lock - 73gr.
High tech H-profile, Hot forged, from aircraft quality 7071 T6 (Zicral) Aluminium


AP100-3T: 3 Ton Twist Lock Carabiner - triple safety lock - 73gr.
High tech H-profile, Hot forged, from aircraft quality 7071 T6 (Zicral) Aluminium


A4909-3T: Mini Carabiner for 25 mm webbing - triple safety lock - 55 gr.
The Mini Carabiner is a 25mm version of our well proven twist lock carabiner. The lightest in the range of carabiners!



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


79999: Replacement Trim Webbing
Replacement webbing for riser trimmer






The Play42 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.

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