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Apco Prima
  • Designed for the Beginner Pilot.


  • Years of Reliable Service


  • Safe,

  • Reliable,

  • Forgiving.


  • Big Ear and B-stall Facilities.


  • Split A's.


  • 3 Riser system with accelerator.
  • Apco Prima
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  • Prima II - In 1998 we launched a modified version of the Prima. The modifications are similar to those we used when converting the Sabra to Sabra II. Standard risers were replaced by split A risers, this improved the launch characteristeics and made Big-ears more accessable to the novice pilot. The front part of the rib is now manufactured from 80 gr/m2 Trilam, instead of regular cloth, further improving launch characteristics and the leading edge airfoil. We also changed the color design to be in line with current trends. We have successfully certified the Prima II 30 in AFNOR Standard Class, so now all 3 main sizes - 24, 27 and 30 are certified in Standard Class. Prima II is available in 5 sizes covering the entire range of pilot weights and is still very popular with schools, pilots and paramotor enthusiasts. We will continue manufacturing Prima II in years to come. Prima II is in regular production and is available for immediate delivery.

    Paramotor Version:- A version for paramotor use is available, featuring specially adapted shorter risers with trimmers.

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

    Prima Technical Data
    Size 22 24 27 30 33
    Cells 20 21 23 25 27
    Area m2 22.50 23.90 26.70 29.40 32.14font>
    Area (projected) m2 20.40 21.50 23.90 26.30 28.60
    Span (not incl. Stabiliser) m 8.51 8.96 9.86 10.76 11.66
    Span (projected) m 7.56 7.90 8.67 9.40 10.10
    Aspect Ratio 3.22 3.36 3.65 3.94 4.20
    Aspect Ratio (projected) 2.80 2.91 3.11 3.36 3.56
    Pilot Weight, Kg (all up) 50 - 65 60 - 78 70 - 90 80 - 100 95 - 120
    Length of Lines on B m 5.34 5.34 5.79 5.79 6.20
    Prima Performance Data
    V-min. 19 km/h
    V-trim 31 km/h
    V-max. 39 km/h
    Min Sink ( at optimum wing loading) >1.4m/s
    Prima Colour Options
    Colour Top Surface Botom Surface
    Yellow Prima Yellow Top Surface Prima Yellow Bottom Surface
    Turquoise Prima Turquoise Top Surface Prima Turquoise Bottom Surface
    Violet Prima Violet Top Surface Prima Violet Bottom Surface
    Royal Blue Prima Royal Blue Top Surface Prima Royal Blue Bottom Surface
    Red Prima Red Top Surface Prima Red Bottom Surface
    Prima Certification
    Size/Type AFNOR / CEN DHV
    22 No No
    24 Standard No
    27 Standard No
    30 Standard No
    33 No No
    Prima Construction and Materials
    Lines Material Diameter Strength
    Top Super Aramid 1.7mm 150kg
    Lower Super Aramid 1.7mm 150kg
    Brake Cascades Dyneema 1.1mm 95kg
    Steering Lines Polyester 2.2mm 90kg
    Fabric
    Sail Cloth 46gr/m2 "Zero Porosity" Ripstop Nylon
    Rib Reinforcement 180gr/m2 Mylar (Trilam)
    Warranty 3 Years / 250 hours
    Accessories
    The Prima as with all Apco's gliders is supplied with a comfortable carry bag complete with a shoe/helmet pocket, inner stuff bag, accelerator, closing belt, spares kit and a clear and complete manual. You can view most of these items in the Accessories Table

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