Play 42 MK II PM

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Double your Fun

Certification: Afnor – Tandem

Wing Suitablility

Manual

Characteristics

  • TAKE OFF

    Behaves just like a Tandem workhorse should – Easy and Predictable.

  • LANDING

    Efficient Flare combined with a low sink rate and approach gives a great landing, even at higher elevations and light wind conditions.

  • THERMALLING

    Climbs well, even in small light cores.

  • PERFORMANCE

    Perfect wing for doing laps at the tandem hill, be it top to bottom or top landing – the play will play well all day long.

  • PILOT FEEDBACK

    The perfect colleague for the working pilot

  • CONSTRUCTION

    According to Apco’s legendary tradition for durability – the construction of the wing is bullet proof! Extremely durable cloth combined with proven construction designed to meet the working pilots needs.

  • Vista IV

    Safe, reliable, perfect launching workhorse tandem wing

Features

  • HIT Valves

    HIT

    High Intake Valves

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    L/E FLEXON battens®

    A system for improved launch, lighter weight, prolonged lifespan

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    NBM

    Integral built-in neodymium brake magnets

Certification

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.

  • 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)

Gallery

More Information

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

PLAY 42 MKII42
Cells46
Area [m2]42
Area (projected) [m2]35.4
Span(incl. Stabiliser) [m]14.6
Span (projected) [m]12.1
Aspect Ratio5.1
Aspect Ratio (projected)4.1
Take off Weight (all up) [kg]140-240
Canopy Weight [kg]8.4
Root Cord m3.47
Tip Chord [m]0.66
Length of Lines on B [m]8.5
Total Length of Lines [m]496
V-min [km/h] @ optimum wing load23
V-trim [km/h] @ optimum wing load38
V-max [km/h] @ optimum wing load45+
Min Sink [m/s] @ optimum wing load1.1

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 Polyester because of its better mechanical properties. The Karabiners/rectangular loops that attach the lines to the risers are made of stainless steel.

 MaterialDiameter [mm]Strength [kg]
TopSuperaramide1.2110
MiddleSuperaramide1.8230
BottomSuperaramide2.3280
Brakes (upper cascade)Dyneema1.195
Brakes (lower - steering line)Dyneema2.3230
Sail Cloth42 gr/m2 "Zero Porosity" Ripstop Nylon
Rib ReinforcementFLEXON® batten system
Warranty3 years / 250 Hours

Read and download our 3 Year / 250 Hour warranty certificate.

Learn more about our outstanding factory service.

Order replacement lines from our Line Shop.

Frequently Asked Questions

Custom Logo Design

It is available on Vista IV, please contact us for more information.

Options and Accessories

42459: Light Clinch Bag

92.00$

Durable, Comfortable.Made from LightRipstop material. Large Carry Bag for Quick packing of all your equipment. Holds unfolded glider, Harness, Helmet, etc. easily and quickly.
Weight – 500gr.

Open dimensions (Spread Flat): 1.2m x 1.2m

Out of stock

42460: Concertina Bag

78.00$

For all of you wanting your glider neatly folded and well kept.

57010: Paramotor Tandem Spreader Bar Set

220.00$

Sold as a set of 2.
Paramotor Tandem 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. 5 main hook-in points for any pilot, paramotor and passenger weight combinations.
Additionally 2 different height passenger connection points.