BGD Magic – ENA Paraglider

£2,799.00£2,899.00

BGD Magic

The Magic takes safety and performance to whole new levels, in a colourful and fun-to-fly package. It’s easy to launch, a joy to thermal and exceptionally roll stable, helping students avoid unintentional side-to-side oscillations.

Expected lead times are 2 days to 4 weeks depending on the supplier – Please contact us for more information.

VirgoVIRGO
GeminiGEMINI
LeoLEO

MAGIC

EN/LTF-A

A safe, fun and capable wing to learn on … and keep progressing on, long after flying school.

SIZE

21 23 25 27 29
XS S M ML L

SPECS

XS S M ML L
LINEAR SCALING FACTOR 0.9 0.96 1 1.04 1.08
PROJECTED AREA (M²) 17.8 19.5 21.2 22.9 24.6
FLAT AREA (M²) 21 23 25 27 29
GLIDER WEIGHT (KG) 3.9 4.3 4.7 5.1 5.5
TOTAL LINE LENGTH (M) 202 222 241 260 280
HEIGHT (M) 6.2 6.5 6.8 7 7.3
NUMBER OF MAIN LINES (A/B/C) 3/4/3
CELLS 40
FLAT ASPECT RATIO 4.7
PROJECTED ASPECT RATIO 3.5
ROOT CHORD (M) 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.1
FLAT SPAN (M) 10.1 10.5 10.9 11.4 11.8
PROJECTED SPAN (M) 7.9 8.27 8.6 8.9 9.3
TRIM SPEED (KM/H) 38
TOP SPEED (KM/H) 50
MIN SINK (M/S) 1
BEST GLIDE 9
EN WEIGHT RANGE (KG) 50-70 60-80 75-95 88-108 100-125
CERTIFICATION EN/LTF-A

The Magic lightens the workload of learning to fly without reducing the fun: great BGD handling and quick responses ensure it’s always a joy. It has good pitch stability, gently biting forward into lift and reacting very nicely in thermals.

Robust and durable materials mean it can cope with the rigours of training, but modern materials manage this without making it heavy – the M size is 4.9kg.

TECH

BABY A-RISER

We have added a ‘big ears’ A riser which is also on a ½ ratio with the rest of the A lines. This facilitates easy use of big ears while helping speed and stability while on bar. The speed system is light and simple without reflex really helping glide at speed.

TARGET

If you fly already, you’ll know it – that feeling. The first time your feet leave the ground, the thrill of gliding through the air extinguishing any clammy pre-launch nerves. The pure joy of free flight!

The feeling grows, flight after flight, spilling over like Grimm’s Magic Porridge Pot, never running out. The Magic is the perfect partner, from a pilot’s first fly-downs until they are confidently soaring, thermalling and exploring. EN/LTF-A security keeps them safe while BGD handling and solid performance encourage confident progression.

The Magic is a wing for pilots to train on, and to keep progressing on long after their school days are behind them.

BRUCE’S NOTES

With the Magic I wanted to design the perfect glider for a student to learn on and then to continue to progress with after school, a One Glider concept. The Magic has the safety beginners need, and will continue to look after them as they grow in confidence and become more adventurous.

Its spiral behaviour is astounding! Spiral stability can be a problem with low aspect-ratio beginner wings, but we have tested the Magic extensively with different inclinations and sink rates, and never, ever has it stayed in a spiral, once! This is very unusual for a school glider and is a big safety bonus.

The brake travel to the stall point is long (72cm) so pilots won’t find themselves accidentally stalling or spinning the wing either. In short I am very excited about the Magic and sure it will bring ‘that feeling’ to whoever flies it.

FLYING LEVEL / STYLE

Cross country 30%
Hike & fly 30%
Freestyle 70%
Paramotor 90%
Ground-handling 90%
Learning 100%

PACKAGE INCLUDES

Paraglider / Rucksack / Speed bar / Repair kit / Stuff sack / Riser bag / Compression strap / BGD T-shirt / USB stick with manuals / BGD stickers

MATERIAL

TOP SURFACE Porcher Skytex 38g/m²
BOTTOM SURFACE Porcher Ezzyfly 32 g/m²
INTERNAL STRUCTURE Porcher Skytex Hard 40g/m²
NOSE REINFORCING Plastic wire 2,4mm
RISERS 20mm Kevlar/Nylon webbing
PULLEYS Riley/Sprenger
TOP LINES Edelrid 8000U
MIDDLE LINES Edelrid 8000U
LOWER LINES Liros TSL
BRAKES Liros DSL

Colour

Virgo, Gemini, Leo

Size

XS, S, M, ML, L

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