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7.G. How is a glider altered to fly it supine?




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

7.G. How is a glider altered to fly it supine?

The control bar front and back cables must be altered or replaced to
so that the base tube is swung back 12-16 inches (30-40 cm.) from the
prone position. On gliders with loose side wires the side cables need
not be altered. On other gliders the side cables may be altered
(usually slightly longer) or a longer base tube may be used.

 

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