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APCO is proud to make a bold claim - history in the making.

The all new LIFT PPC wing is the top of our high end PPC range, reflex profile based, revolutionary concept, to make all past generation PPC wings obsolete.

At the start of the millennium PPC scene reached its peak and it was vibrant business in which APCO took an active part. Unfortunately last dozen years saw a sharp decline in PPC sport, leading to massive closures of PPC manufacturers and complete stagnation in R&D of PPC machines and wings. Finally we at APCO decided that it is time to break the ice and mark a new era by launching LIFT PPC - a truly revolutionary wing.

Forget about what you knew and flew until now.

Do not be misled by the elliptical shape and performance of the wing - the LIFT PPC is not just a high performance wing aimed at ace pilots, it is a wing to replace the majority of today's rectangular PPC wings.





DESIGN FEATURES


  • Auto stable reflex profile for unprecedented stability
  • APCO unique HIT valve® equipped for added safety in turbulent air - more »
  • Leading edge Flexon® batten equipped (pioneered by APCO) replacing mylar stiffeners (maintenance free, ever-lasting solution ensuring stable performance) - more »
  • Moderate A/R elliptical wing concept for performance unseen in the trade
  • Fool proof launch and landing - on a par or better than the best launching PPC wing - straightforward launch
  • Performance - L/D never seen before, twice as good compared to common PPC wings
  • Safety as good or better than any rectangular wing
  • Turning ability and handling - agile and precise - unheard of when compared to regular PPC wing
  • Steering forces - light and comfortable - you will not have shaky weak knees even after long flights
  • Off power/full power - no or very low torque effect
  • Butt hole on tips of trailing edge for debris cleaning
LIFT PPC - LIFT the SPIRIT


TECHNICAL DATA


  400 450
Product Codes 11500 11451
Cells 40 42
Area [m2] 39 (420 sq. ft.) 42 (450 sq. ft.)
Area (projected) [m2] 34.5 37.2
Span [m] 13.8 14.6
Span (projected) [m] 11.52 12.2
Aspect Ratio 4.86 5.08
Aspect Ratio (projected) 3.83 4.00
Min. Gross Weight* [kg] 200 250
Opt. Gross Weight* [kg] 300 350
Max. Gross Weight* [kg] 400 450
Total Lift Capacity [lbs] 1000 1100
Load Test: Max Load# [lbs] 5500 5500
Canopy Weight [kg] 8.5 9.3
Root Chord [m] 3.4 3.4
Tip Chord [m] 0.6 0.6
Length of Lines on B [m] 7.32 7.74
Total length of line used [m] 474 490
Riser specification Click here for hook-up points spread distance
Warning: any different setup is outside this frame of certification for the wing

*Gross Weight: includes weight of the Pilot, Fuel, Canopy, Frame and Accessories
# Maximum Load tested without structural damage (pending)


CERTIFICATION


LIFT PPC load test to 2,500kg. Applied for Sport Pilot license certification.

Please Note: The Lift PPC is designed for American style trikes,
with wide spread between hook in points 140-160cm.



PERFORMANCE


V-min [km/h]   25
V-Cruise [km/h]   50-57
Min Sink (Opt loading) [m/s]   1.4-1.5



COLOR OPTIONS


Option Number Color Design
Haybrid PPC Colors


Custom Colors are available for all the APCO Power Wings. Standard colors (below) are available on shorter delivery times. To find out more about ordering a custom designed parachute, please refer to our Custom Color form.

Advertising and Sponsors Logo's can be added to customize your wing as desired.




CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS


Fabric  
Sail Cloth 42 g/m2 "Zero Porosity" Ripstop Nylon
Rib Reinforcement FLEXON® batten system
Warranty 3 years / 250 Hours (subject to the stated conditions)


  Material Diameter [mm] Strength [kg]
Top ; st top Super Aramid 1.5 150
Mid; st bottom Super Aramid 1.8 230
Bottom Super Aramid 3.0 450
Brake top; safety BR Super Aramid 1.5 150
Brake Bottom Polyester 5.0 450



OPTIONS AND ACCESSORIES


70845: Bag for Power Wing
Robust carry bag, to easily store your Power Wing, standard with every new Power Wing


70840: Line Sleeves (12 feet)


43122F: Maillon no.6 - Zink plated Steel - Certified
breaking load of 2000[Kg]


43123F: Maillon no.8 - Zink plated Steel - Certified
breaking load of 3500[Kg]


43126F: #6 Delta Maillon Stainless Steel – Zink plated Steel - Certified
breaking load of 1250[Kg]
Quick link #6 safety instruction:
Tightening torque of nut:
1.20 [NM] - Secure the nut with a drop of "Loctite" glue


70842: Webbing Risers R/L - Standard riser Left and Right
(other design customized risers possible when ordered in bulk)


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


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


62100: Wind Sock
Size: D-25cm x L-120cm
Available in Various Colors,
Material: Nylon


62122: Wind Sock
Size: D-50cm x L-215cm
Available in Various Colors,
Material: Nylon





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