Flow FUSION

THE GAME CHANGER

 

 EN-C - S 22.95 m2 / M 24.45 m2 / ML 26.30 m2 / L 28.40 m2


Pilots' recommendations

EN-C, Competition in sport class, hike & fly and XC, fun flights

 

About the FUSION

 

Fusing 2-liner feeling with an EN C certification, the Flow FUSION is the first certified hybrid 2-3 liner paraglider. Feel connected like a 2-line race machine, with rear riser steering on crafted control toggles, but maintain the security and comfortable workload of an EN C glider. An optimised line configuration and unique risers enable a three-line layout in the centre of the span and a two-line layout at the tips. The resulting reduction in drag increases performance noticeably.

 

Careful attention in the design phase has led to exceptional thermic handling bringing the composure of 2-liners to the EN C class. The tension across the span produces a more composed glider and maintains energy in the turn that enables the Fusion to carve through the sky. Surf effortlessly to cloud base and then race away efficiently on the bar.

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A pitch stable aerofoil, less prone to collapses and oscillations, enables the pilot to concentrate on conditions and decision making with a mind freed from micromanaging the glider. The modest aspect ratio and cell count mean a comfortable level of workload as expected for an EN C glider. The shark nose profile, 3D panel shaping and detailed internal structure combine to produce a modern sports class wing.

 

At speed, the FUSION risers allow the pilot to fly the glider by changing the angle of attack whilst not distorting the profile. The two-liner style risers allow the Fusion to cut through the turbulence more efficiently so that the pilot can enjoy more accessible performance throughout the speed range.

 

“I wanted to bring the performance of our highly successful two-line projects, the XCRacer and Spectra, to the EN C class. This FUSION has produced an accessible package that is a dream to fly and one of the most pleasant gliders I’ve ever flown.”
Felipe Rezende (Flow Designer).

 

 

Retail price for the Flow FUSION:  6 562.00 NZ$* in all sizes, shipping NZ wide included.

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TECHNICAL DATA

 

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FLAT AREA 22.95 m2    24.45 m2    26.3 m2    28.4 m2   
PROJECTED AREA 19.56 20.89 22.47 24.14
FLAT WINGSPAN 12.07 12.48 12.94 13.50
PROJECTED SPAN 9.73 10.06 10.43 10.89
ASPECT RATIO 6.35 6.35 6.35 6.35
PROJECTED AR 4.86 4.86 4.86 4.86
MAX CHORD 2.38 2.45 2.54 2.59
NUMBER OF CELLS 68 68 68 68
GLIDER WEIGHT 4.45kg 4.65kg 4.95kg 5.1kg
TAKE-OFF WEIGHT 72-92 80-103 92-115 107-128
CERTIFICATION LTF/EN C LTF/EN C LTF/EN C LTF/EN C

 

 

MATERIALS

CANOPY FABRIC CODE SUPPLIER
Leading Edge Porcher Skytex 38 s Porcher Industries - France
Upper Surface Porcher Skytex 32 s Porcher Industries - France
Bottom Surface Porcher Skytex 32 s Porcher Industries - France
Supported Ribs Porcher Skytex 32 hard Porcher Industries - France
Unsupported Ribs Porcher Skytex 32 hard Porcher Industries - France
Profile Reinforcement 2.5/1.8/ Plastic pipe  
SUSPENSION LINES FABRIC CODE SUPPLIER
Upper Cascades Edelrid 8000U 130/090/070/050kg - Edelrid 9200 030kg EDELRID - Germany
Middle Cascades Edelrid 8000U 190/130/090/070/050kg
Edelrid 9200 030kg
EDELRID - Germany
Main Lines Edelrid 8000U 360/190/130/050kg
Liros DSL 140kg
EDELRID - Germany
LIROS GmbH - Germany
RISERS FABRIC CODE SUPPLIER
Shackles Maillon Rapide ANSUNG PRECISION - Korea
Riser Webbing 12mm zero stretch polyester webbing Guth&Wolf GmbH - Germany
Pulleys Pulleys Ronstan ball bearing Ronstan - Australia

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ADVANCE INTERNAL STRUCTURE TENSIONING – AIST

 

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SPANWISE AND CHORDWISE PRECISION TENSIONING

 

Short Structura Nylon Rods

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Strategically placed plastic rods of different stiffness and thickeners to give optimum rigidity to the canopy.

Fusion’s plastic rods are mostly of a short length allowing an easy fold without the use of a dedicated folding pillow. Ultimately allowing an uncomplicated folding procedure.

 

Hybrid 3 to 2 liner layout

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The hybrid 3-2 line layout brings drastic drag reduction in comparison

to the traditional 3 lines layout. Ultimately translating to increased gains in performance.

  • Better glide
  • More solidity
  • More efficiency
  • Higher top-end speed
  • Increased solidity at higher speeds

 

Alighted undisturbed Airflow

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The Fusion was designed in a way where every cell is aligned to true airflow so there is less disturbance by the inherent billowing effect found on paragliders.

 

The canopy twist and washout on the wingtips further reduce drag and improve the lift coefficients and aerodynamics on the Fusion.

 

Pitch Stable Sharknose Airflow

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Our solid shark nose profile is a pitch stable airfoil which means:

  • Fewer oscillations
  • More efficient glides
  • Solidity at higher speeds
  • Higher Confort

OPTIMIZED INTERNAL STRUCTURE

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Each cell and diagonals were structurally dimensioned and thoroughly computer analyzed to offer the most suitable chord and span-wise sail tension.

 

The result is a canopy with fewer attachment points but more taught and rigid offering just enough flex characteristics to give the ideal feedback.

A well-tensioned sail is especially important at higher speeds to improve solidity and resistance against collapses.

SCOPE of DELIVERY

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Flow Paraglider Rucksacks

  • Choose a size: XL, L, M, S and XS
  • Comfortable with waist strap and adjustable chest strap
  • Colours: Lime/Black

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The Fusion is delivered with:

  • Flow Paragliders Rucksack – S, M, L or XL
  • Repair kit
  • Flow Paragliders key ring
  • Flow cap
  • Stickers 

 

COLOURS

 

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DOWNLOADS

 

LINE PLAN_FUSION

FUSION USERS MANUAL

DUST OF THE UNIVERSE TEST

 

 

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