• Home
  • < Back
  • Bookmark and Share

Bobcat Speedflying Canopy by Gin Gliders

gin_bobcat_lg.jpg

$2,495.00

Bobcat Speedflying Canopy by Gin Gliders
Speedflying is flying fast downhill.

The concept has evolved from speedriding, the fast mountain descent under a speedglider launched on skis. For the past few years, Gin Gliders has been the leading innovator in speedriding. Now comes the first Gin Gliders speedglider launchable by foot: The Bobcat.

Speedgliders are not scaled-down, mini-paragliders. Speedgliders are adapted to fly with a low glide ratio, stability and speed. Unlike modern paragliders, the Bobcat will give you an adrenaline-powered ride down a mountain, following the slopes and ridges. This is due to that lower glide ratio and higher trim speed. You'll reach the bottom faster, but with a huge grin on your face.

The Bobcat is the foot-launchable speedglider created by Gin Gliders. The Bobcat is opening new horizons of piloting for expert and careful pilots with a lot of flying experience. The air, the speed, and the fun are joined for a new dimension of flight. The play of trajectory and speed opens new piloting potential, as yet unexplored using modified skydiving canopies. You will be able to fly down the mountain in wider aerological conditions with this simple and solid glider. You will have fun with strong wind ground handling and soaring...

How many pilots confronted with "strong" winds of 30-45 km/h, have dreamt of the Bobcat? Here it is! On the sea coast, in the mountains, or on your favorite hill, when it is impossible to jump your skydiving rig, the Bobcat is ready to take over.

How many para-mountaineers climbing down from a summit, have dreamt of the Bobcat? The Bobcat will allow you to take off and fly in a little stronger wind than would be possible with a paraglider. The Bobcat is compact, light and will easily fit in the bottom of an experienced mountaineer's backpack. Its instantaneous inflation and its high stability in turbulence will allow you to experience mountains in a thrilling new way.

The Bobcat speedglider is delivered with both the harness and rucksack for hiking up to the launch point.

The Bobcat harness features:
  • Independent thigh loops without seat plate
  • Shoulder straps slide through the front cross straps for more precise piloting
  • Safe T-bar
  • Side trimming adjustments
  • Light automatic buckles
  • Intergrated 8 cm back protection
  • GIN Automatic carabiners included (30mm Zicral self-locking 'biners)
  • One size fits all
  • Weight: 1.6 kg

    The Bobcat rucksack features:
  • Lightweight ripstop rucksack
  • 2 front zip pockets
  • One side mesh pocket
  • Ice-axe holder
  • Gear loop on belt
  • Ergonomic 3D mesh back contact with ventilation system
  • Weight: 0.8 Kg
  • Volume: 80 Liters

    ALL PURCHASERS OF GIN CANOPIES WILL BE CONTACTED BY GRAVITY GEAR TO VERIFY THE REQUSITE CANOPY-PILOTING EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO FLY THE CANOPIES ORDERED!
  •