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4.B What are the main component parts of a Paraglider?




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This article is from the Hanggliding and Paragliding FAQ, by Joao Geada with numerous contributions by others.

4.B What are the main component parts of a Paraglider?

A canopy (the actual "wing"), risers (the cords by which the
pilot is suspended below the canopy) and a harness. In addition, the
brake cords provide speed and directional control and carabiners are
used to connect the risers and the harness together.

 

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