Skywalk Masala 3
FREEDOM. EVERY DAY.
Flying, extra light.
We have developed the MASALA3 for all Hike&Fly pilots, mountaineers and ambitious para-alpinists, who always want to carry their ultralight equipment with them. The lightest paraglider in our lightweight line can be folded as small as a bath towel and fits in the smallest backpack. But the MASALA3 is more than just a quick way for alpinists to get down the mountain. Its balanced flight characteristics carry you playfully from thermal to thermal and it’s so simple to fly that even student pilots will find it easy to enter the third dimension.
Five sizes with optimally designed weight ranges ensure that every pilot finds his or her MASALA3. We have extended the weight ranges of sizes XXS and XS (LTF / EN A) to expand their application range enormously: in the center of the weight range, lighter pilots will find the usual simple and playful MASALA flight characteristics, while para-alpinists and pilots who like to fly in strong winds can launch with high wing loading from tiny peaks, or coastal soar when the wind is blowing harder.
Whether you plan to fly in relaxed or extreme conditions with your MASALA3 – for us skywalkers, the MASALA3 is simply the paraglider for all pilots who want to rediscover freedom every day.
HOW DOES THE MASALA FLY?
Our lightweight paraglider is so easy to fly, that even student pilots instantly gain confidence in the invisible medium of air. But we designed the MASALA3 especially for pilots looking for the ultimate paraglider for Hike&Fly, mountaineering and alpine adventures. Compared to its predecessor, the MASALA3 scores points with even finer handling and a clear boost in performance. This is due to a slightly increased number of cells as well as innovative technologies such as the new Shark Nose and the double 3D-Shaping at the leading edge, which enables perfect pressure distribution in the wing.
The Regular-Risers are clear and easy to manage, which makes preflight preparations especially easy. For weight fetishists, we recommend the lightweight Dyneema-Risers. But no matter which risers you choose, the MASALA3 is easy to launch even in difficult conditions. It doesn’t matter which way the wind is blowing. The MASALA3 climbs evenly and finds the right line almost by itself. Launching is playfully easy, so you can take off safely even in the most difficult terrain…
Once airborne, the MASALA3 feels solid in the air and is pleasantly damped. Its easy-going and playful handling will thrill you from the beginning. With high wing loading, the MASALA3 can be flown fast and dynamically. Touch and goes and wingovers are a pleasure. The enormous safety reserves of this lightweight A-glider help keep you safe, even in difficult terrain …
Upper surface: Porcher Skytex 38g / Porcher Skytex 27g
Lower surface: Porcher Skytex 27g
Ribs and Bands: Porcher Skytex 27g hard
Upper: Liros DC 60
Middle: Liros PPSLS 125
Main: Liros PPSLS 180
Brake: Liros DFLP 200/32, PPSLS 65, DC 60
|Area flat (m²)||19,87||22,36||25,80||27,47||29,20|
|Area projected (m²)||16,78||18,88||21,79||23,21||24,66|
|Wingspan flat (m)||9,76||10,36||11,13||11,48||11,84|
|Wingspan projected (m)||7,63||8,10||8,70||8,97||9,25|
|Aspect ratio flat||4,80||4,80||4,80||4,80||4,80|
|Aspect ratio projected||3,47||3,47||3,47||3,47||3,47|
|min. profile depth||58||61||66||68||70|
|max. profile depth||253||269||288||298||307|
|Glider weight (kg)
with Dyneema-Riser. Weight with Regular-Riser approx. +150 g
|Regular certified weight range (kg)||55-70||55-77||70-95||85-105||95-120|
|Extended certified weight range (kg)||70-85||77-90|
Colours: Petrol, Lime
Included with your Glider:
The Masala is supplied complete with rucksack (Hike or Alpine), compress inner bag, glider strap, riser bag, guide, stickers and bandana
More information and links to certification details available from Skywalk
Skywalk Arak user guides available here
Stock code: SKYW-P-MA3
If you would like to know more about the Skywalk Masala3 or arrange a test flight with your local dealer, please send a message using the ‘Contact us’ form. Alternatively please telephone us on 01768 779800.