Safety notice: G-lite rescue parachute
Owners of the G-lite rescue parachute should read this critical safety notice
Safety notice: Switch 2 harness
Owners of the Switch 2 harness should read this critical safety notice
Safety notice: Genie lite 3 Rescue Deck
Owners of the Genie lite 3 Rescue Deck should read this critical safety notice
Safety notice: Genie lite 3
Owners of Genie lite 3 should read this critical safety notice
Safety notice: Gingo Airlite 4 / Verso 3
Owners of Gingo Airlite 4 or Verso 3 should read this important safety notice
Safety notice: Yeti Cross rescue parachute
Routine quality checks have revealed a potential problem with the packing of a Yeti Cross rescue parachute. Untidy line packing was found, which may affect efficient deployment.
Safety notice for Gingo 3 harness rescue container: update
Further to our previous safety notice of 09/03/2016, we have also issued a safety update consisting of a foam pad. All Gingo 3 owners must insert the foam pad inside the rescue container, as shown in the photos, before their next flight.
Finsterwalder buckle fix
In response to the DHV's safety notice about Charly Finsterwalder CLICKLOCK and T-Lock chest strap buckles we are happy to offer a solution for pilots still flying affected harnesses
Important notice: Genie lite 2 Rescue handle
Earlier production batches of the Genie lite 2 have been noted to have issues with the rescue handle. The rescue handle loop is too short for some models of rescue parachutes. This may cause the plastic wire pins to get stuck during deployment.
Clicklock and T-lock Buckles Safety Notice
The DHV (German Hangglider Association) has recently published safety bulletins about the Charly Finsterwalder CLICKLOCK and T-Lock chest strap buckles used by many paragliding manufacturers.
Safety notice for Gingo 3 harness rescue container
A Gingo 3 harness was found to have the rescue pin loop stuck in the eyelet due to being pulled too hard during packing.
Important notice for GIN Combi container owners
Pilots with GIN Combi containers purchased after June 2014 are advised to contact their GIN distributor for a replacement rescue handle (free of charge).
Important notice for Genie race 3 owners
A pilot reported that the main rescue bridle failed at the shoulder connection points following a rescue parachute deployment.
Rescue installation advice for GIN Gingo airlite
Gin Gliders have become aware of that in certain test scenarios, deployment of a rescue parachute can become more difficult than in the static scenario used in the certification process.
Boomerang 9 M – a reminder for maintenance inspections
Boomerang 9 M pilots who have flown their wings during this season should take note that the Boomerang 9 must be inspected by a qualified professional every 100 hours or every 12 months, whichever comes sooner.
GIN Gingo Airlite harness Inspection Recall
Gin Gliders Inc. are recalling the last Gingo Airlite model (launched in 2012) for inspection as a precautionary measure to ensure that the product, after use, still meets our standards of quality.
Safari and Boomerang X: Safety Notice
We have found that the brake lines on some Safari tandem and Boomerang X paragliders may wear prematurely. The probable cause is interaction between the brake line and the metal swivel. In the worst case, the brake line may fail in flight.