Safety notices

Safety notice: Carve 2 and Falcon 2 PPG wings

Owners of the Carve 2 or Falcon 2 PPG wings should read this critical safety notice

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Safety notice: G-lite rescue parachute

Owners of the G-lite rescue parachute should read this critical safety notice

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Safety notice: Switch 2 harness

Owners of the Switch 2 harness should read this critical safety notice

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Safety notice: Genie lite 3 Rescue Deck

Owners of the Genie lite 3 Rescue Deck should read this critical safety notice

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Safety notice: Genie lite 3

Owners of Genie lite 3 should read this critical safety notice

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Safety notice: Gingo Airlite 4 / Verso 3

Owners of Gingo Airlite 4 or Verso 3 should read this important safety notice

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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