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The Q-light is the latest step in our ongoing push to make lightweight versions of all our wings. Our background for this push is the fact that the PG world is going LITE, something we fully support, and we want our product range to reflect that fact.

The Q-light inherits all of the design and flying characteristics of the Queen 2, but it does so in an even lighter, more agile package. In the air you’ll be hard pushed to even notice the difference, but on launch and when you are walking towards it the difference is clear – this is a thoroughbred race horse in a para-alpinist disguise. Use it for your own long-distance adventures, or use it like a Queen 2 that saves you some sweating whenever you carry it around!

 

TECHNICAL DATA AND SIZES

SizeSMSMLL
Number of cells 7373 73 73
Projected area (m2)2021.4 22 22.9
Flat area (m2)23.625.3 26 27
Projected span (m)9.69.9 10 10.2
Flat span (m)12.112.6 12.8 13
Projected Aspect Ratio4.64.6 4.6 4.6
Flat aspect ratio6.36.3 6.3 6.3
Glider weight (kg)3.94.2 4.4 4.7
In-flight weight range (kg)70-8579-99 95-108100-120
Certification LTF/ENCCCC
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MATERIALS

CANOPY FABRIC CODE
Leading edgeDominico 30
Upper surfacePorcher Skytex 27 universal
Bottom surfacePorcher Skytex 27 universal
Internal constructionPorcher Skytex 27 hard finish

RISERS

WebbingFlat Dyneema 13 mm
Brake ringTylaska 4 (original)
Pulleys4x Harken P18

BROCHURE

MAIN FEATURES

  • Back Position Air Intakes – perfect internal pressure at all angles of attack
  • BC System – for active flying with C riser control
  • Mini-ribs in the trailing edge – better trailing edge definition and reduced ballooning
  • Optimized mix of line diameters and materials – performance with maximum longevity and safety
  • Refined wingtip design – minimal induced drag and intuitive handling
  • Optimized aerofoil – great climbing abilities
  • Trim speed adapted to the pilot target group – fast, but not so fast as to be demanding to launch and land…
  • Porcher 27g/m2 except for the leading edge
  • Dominico 30 in the high-stress area around the leading edge
  • EN C certification

Triple Seven lightweight risers

When other paraglider manufacturers go Light, they often compromise user-friendliness in a number of ways, not least by using round risers made from Dyneema cord. These risers look and feel unfamiliar to most pilots, and are tricky to fit usable speed systems too. As a result, many pilots end up choosing the standard risers on their lightweight wings, because these are simply easier to live with and less intimidating to look at – but that means some of the weight saving is lost.
At Triple Seven we decided to address this challenge in our usual uncompromising way; we sourced a flat Dyneema material that looks and feels almost exactly like the standard black Nylon webbing, is even stronger and also MUCH lighter. With our lightweight risers made from this material, we have several advantages over the risers made from Dyneema cord:th.

Q-light News and competition results

The Gambit CCC

14. April, 2019

We’re very excited to finally announce the imminent release of the Gambit, our new top-of-the-stack CCC weapon!! We just received notice from Air Turqouise that the wing has passed both load and flight test according to the CCC rules. We will introduce sizes XS, S, M and L, announcing the exact weight ranges in the

Super Paragliding Testival 2019 in Kössen/Austria

8. April, 2019

The Super Paragliding Testival is Central Europe’s big chance to actually demo just about every glider in the market all in one place, and we’re looking forward to travelling to Kössen in Austria in just 6-7 weeks. This year the event takes place during the weekend of May 30th to June 2nd, and we’ll be

Paragliding Winter Cup 2019

8. March, 2019

The first “real” PG XC comp of the European season is the “Winter Cup” right here in our back yard. We sent our Swiss-army-knife colleague Matjaz, who flies hang gliders on a serious level, to compete in the event on a Queen 2. He was joined in the C-class by 4 other Queen 2 pilots,

Ziad Bassil tries the Q-light

17. December, 2018

We already sent a wing to Ziad Bassil (of dustoftheuniverse.com fame) for him to review. It pleases us no end to read that he is positively RAVING about it, in his trademark subdued style. We suggest you check out his conclusions over at http://ziadbassil.blogspot.com/ and arrive at your own conclusions. We’re expecting to be able

Great news – final Queen 2 size now certified!

3. October, 2018

We’d like to let the World know that only this morning we received the coveted phone call from Switzerland announcing that the S size has passed the certification tests. This means all sizes are now in production, and that the first batch of production Queen 2’s in size S will be arriving shortly. If you’re

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