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gnuLAB4
gnuLAB4
gnuLAB4-candidate viewed in Autocad Map running inside Debian GNU/Linux

1. BASICS
2. INPUT FILES FOR LEPARAGLIDING 2.71

3. OUTPUT FILES, LINES LIST, AND PLANS
4. SELECTION OF MATERIALS

1. BASICS

A
new "B" intermediate paraglider based in experiences with some protos and named gnuLAB4.
Airfoil is still the same as the experienced and successful gnuLAB3. This design has been designed with version 2.73 of the leparagliding program.

Model
gnuLAB4-candidate
Flat area
25.01 m2
Flat span
11.51 m
Flat A/R
5.30
Projected area
21.92 m2
Projected span
9.45 m
Flat A/R
4.07
Flattening
0.12
Cells
45
Airfoil
gnuLAB4
(same as gnuLAB3)
Line lenght
-
Lines
3(A)+4(B)+3(C)
Risers
3
Mini-ribs (TE)
yes
V-ribs
yes

2. INPUT FILES

leparagliding.txt  (2.73 version)  gnuLAB4.txt gnuLAB4t.txt gnuLAB4p.txt (zero thickness)

3. OUTPUT FILES


4. SELECTION OF MATERIALS

Extrados: 38 gr/m2
Intrados: 27 gr/m2
Ribs: 32 gr/m2 hard finish
Lines: sheated dyneema 1.8 mm, 1.3 mm, 1 mm
Maillons: Oval inox 4 mm
Risers: kevlar 12 mm
Rods: Nylon 2.5 mm
Tab reinforcements: adhesive ripstop 40 gr/m2

(gnuLAB4-candidate still in development)

Teiā, April 2018


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