Prima IV Paramotor

The fun that never Ends

Certification: CEN / AFNOR Standard

Wing Suitability


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    Perfect for Ground training and Training flights, the Prima IV has very easy and forgiving inflation and take-off characteristics.


    Low glide angle makes it easy to judge your landing approach, while the low approach speed, combined with long brake travel gives a super safe landing, even if the flair timing is misjudged.


    The Prima has kept students safe and instructors calm since the early 90’s, a reliable, bombproof, schooling glider.


    The first certified paraglider with a Sharknose profile, released in 1992. Built from the most durable materials available, the Prima has stood the test of time.

  • Vista IV

    Your best companion for your first steps into the skies.


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    Automatic Pressurising Profile

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    L/E FLEXON battens®

    A system for improved launch, lighter weight, prolonged lifespan

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    Integral built-in neodymium brake magnets


SizeCertification Type
24CEN/AFNOR Standard
27CEN/AFNOR Standard
30CEN/AFNOR Standard

Prima was born in the early 1990’s. Since then thousands have been delivered, faithfully serving in paragliding schools all over the world.

Probably the longest produced classic trainer – it is equally well suited for teaching free flying and perfect for entry level paramotoring.

Now this classic wing has been modernised once again – the 4th version of the wing has been released on the market. The wing is exactly the same as before, but now with Flexon™ batten system , pioneered by APCO – installed across L/E (today standard on entire APCO range).

Prima IV also features improved flare and adaptability for paramotor flying. The canopy is also more rigid (no tip movement), with redesigned, modern handling – direct and responsive in comparison with past designs.

The rest of Prima specifications remain the same. As always, produced from bomb proof, indestructible Gelvenor cloth combined with heavy duty lines, to ensure long lasting life.

Second generation Gelvenor cloth is much improved – as durable as ever, but significantly lighter without sacrificing any of its famous qualities (you will be surprised by how light it is) The direct benefit of the new Gelvenor is its contribution to even further improved launch and safety – making Prima IV equally well adapted for free flying schooling or paramotor training.

Many schools are amazed, unbelievably witnessing the years of service Prima IV can deliver. All this for a little cost – specially designed to be affordable for all. As a schooling/entry level glider it is still the best investment on the market.


More Information

The Vista 4 is dressed with a new color design, created by Kobi Gurevich – award winning graphic designer who won our color design competition.

PRIMA IV2224273033
Area [m2]22.523.926.729.432.14
Area (projected) [m2]20.421.523.926.328.6
Span [m]8.518.969.8610.7611.66
Span (projected) [m]7.567.98.679.410.1
Aspect Ratio3.223.363.653.944.2
Aspect Ratio (projected)2.82.913.113.363.56
Pilot Weight (all up) free flight [kg]50-6560-7870-9080-10095-120
Pilot Weight (all up + paramotor unit) [kg]60-10070-11580-12590-135105-155
Canopy Weight [kg]
Length of Lines on B [m]5.345.345.795.796.2
V-min [km/h]19
V-trim [km/h]31
V-max [km/h]39
Min Sink [m/s] at optimal wing loading1.4

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 that attach the lines to the risers are made of stainless steel.

MaterialDiameter [mm]Strength [kg]
TopSuper Aramid1.8220
LowerSuper Aramid1.8220
Brake CascadesDyneema1.195
Steering LinePolyester2.295
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


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