Quality you can Trust
Following in the Mac Para tradition, the Pasha 5 is an extension of the quality and performance found in all their paragliders but for tandem operation. The Pasha 5 is easy to handle both on the ground and in the air without compromising safety. According to Petr Recek (the designer at MacPara) its features have made the Pasha 5 tandem paraglider better than ever!
Robust Construction and Design
Higher aspect ratio for a noticeable responsive feel. Special leading Edge C-Rod Technology designed for long durability and quicker inflations. New airfoil and improved aerodynamic shape for better penetration and glide. Low drag combination of hybrid sheathed/unsheathed lines for increased speed and performance. This resulted in less drag over the airfoil and giving improved glide performance. Optimized number and positions of attachment points on the canopy for higher loadings.
The latest “Paragliding” software helped to aid design by giving a cleaner sail. This resulted in less drag over the airfoil and giving improved glide performance. The classic construction with diagonal V-tapes and a system of de-powering straps gives the canopy stability and helps maintain a clean profile. Lines are attached to every second rib and this construction allows the lines to be reduced to two tiers except at the wing tip. To improve the sink rate whilst in big ears a wide area of the surface is attached to the outermost lines and those lines are reduced to three tiers. A very simple line layout allows easy preparation prior to take off.
The main lines of Pasha 5 Trike have higher strengths and different main line diameters compared to free flying version. The Pasha 5 Trike has a 5 point riser including a longer trimmer system with claw buckles on D straps and additional claw buckles on A straps. It offers higher cruising speed and good fuel consumption. The A straps are split to facilitate Big Ears. The positioning of the outermost A line makes progressive closure easy. Special attention to the small details are clearly seen on the Pasha 5 Trike. It is equipped brake handles with a swivel and extra strong neodyme magnets as a standard option. Velcro closures on the wingtips make access easier to remove any sand, grass or small stones from the glider.
Launching and Flying Made Effortless
Like all of our Pashas the Pasha 5 Trike inflates very easily in all conditions even in a light, nil or cross wind. The MAC PARA legendary easy inflation is very important for the Pasha 5 Trike since you want to get up and away instead of wasting time on the ground with your passenger. It has pleasant ground handling characteristics that is suitable for tandem paramotoring. Applying full power and adding lightly applied brakes, you will be in the third dimension of flight. Incredibly easy take offs with good low speed lift to get you and your passenger off the ground sooner.
The Pasha 5 Trike is very stable in flight with good speed even when lightly loaded. The handling is precise in turns and it’s really comfortable to enjoy flying under the Pasha 5 Trike for long flights thanks to the special trailing edge bunching brake system. Just a short brake input is needed for a flat turn.
The longer range of trim system on the risers offers you more safety and control of speed when you have a lighter passenger or when the wind is strong. Maximum speed can be achieved with trimmers on D straps fully released and trimmers on A straps fully closed. The maximum speed measured with a high wing loading is 52-56 km/h. Of course, this depends on max. wing loading.
Spiral dive is easy to enter if you ever need to do it. The Pasha 5 Trike is not spiral stable, meaning that the glider exits the spiral when the pilot releases the brakes and returns his weight-shift to a neutral position. The exit is quite simple and the pitch remains well damped. The landing is very easy and similar like on Pasha 3 and Pasha 4. The landing flare is nice with good control of speed. With good piloting it is very soft.
Make your Tandem Dreams a Reality
This is your chance to share your flying passions with others. The Mac Para Pasha 5 is built with confidence to allow you to share the experience of powered flying with as many people as you wish.
If you are looking for a simple kick butt performance designed tandem paraglider to keep your passenger safe and memorable, the new Pasha 5 is the perfect choice.
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|Surface Top Leading Edge:||Skytex 9017, Coating E25A 38 g/m2|
|Surface Top Trailing Edge:||Skytex 9017, Coating E25A 38 g/m2|
|Surface Bottom:||Skytex 9017, Coating E25A 38 g/m2|
|Main ribs:||Skytex 9017, Coating E29A 40 g/m2|
|Diagonal ribs:||Skytex 9017, Coating E29A 40 g/m2|
|Minor ribs:||Skytex 9017, Coating E25A 38 g/m2|
|Upper lines:||Edelrid Aramid/Kevlar
6843 – 60 kg,– 80 kg, 7343 –140kg
Cousin Trestec – Vectran 0,9
|Main lines:||Edelrid Aramid/Kevlar
7343 – 190 kg,– 420 kg
Liros – TSL 500 kg
The Pasha 5 is manufactured using the paragliding industries well established lightweight material with excellent durability; Skytex 38, from Porcher Sport (NCV). For the supporting and diagonal ribs we use Skytex 40 with “hard finish” coating E29A. This gives the advantage of a sail that is both lightweight and very durable. Lines on Pasha 5 are made from the well-established Edelrid lines series A-6843, A-7343 of differing diameters.
|Pasha 5 Trike
|Pasha 5 Trike
|Zoom flat [%]||95.7||100|
|Area flat [m2]||39.17||42.5|
|Area projected [m2]||35.07||38.05|
|Span flat [m]||14.54||15.15|
|Aspect ratio flat||5.4||5.4|
|Root cord [m]||3.36||3.5|
|Weight range free flight [kg]||110-190||130-225|
|Weight range free flight [lbs]||243-419||287-496|
|Weight range powered [kg]||165-250||200-300|
|Weight range powered [lbs]||364-551||441-661|
|Min. speed [km/h]||23-25||23-25|
|Max. speed [km/h]||36-38||36-38|
|Top speed (accelerator)[km/h]||45-47||45-47|
|Min. Sink rate[m/s]||1.10||1.10|
|Certificate free flight||LTF/EN-B||LTF/EN-B|