21 October 2016

Tandem Paragliding Flights

Come fly with us. Anybody can do it - no experience needed.Read more...
12 March 2015

Didi wins Hikeandfly-xc comp on Mistral 7

Didi wins Hikeandfly-xc comp on Mistral 7
23 April 2014

Up and coming Alois Marume

Alois, a part of the WallendAir team, makes it internationally see media link: http://paraglidinginfo.com/2014/04/21/cape-towns-high-flyer-alois-marume/ Read more...
27 February 2014

Swing Core 3 wins Western Cape Open

First to reach goal in 4 of the tasks, Stef Juncker flew his Swing Core 3 further and faster than a field of strong XC pilots from around the Western Cape.Read more...
25 February 2014

Students take their first flights from Sir Lowry's Pass and Lion's Head

See our Facebook page for photos of nervous students about to make their first flights from Sir Lowry's Pass and Lion's Head! Read more...

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DISCUS - for future experts

Comfort and safety. With the new DISCUS, SWING respond to the latest requirements for wings for beginners and low airtime pilots . A glider, that you can trust 100 % right from the beginning. The elegant wing is designed for beginners, leisure and low airtime pilots, where very high passive safety is most important. Due to the EN / LTF -A certification, the DISCUS is also fully suitable for your first training flights and convinces with very easy launch, flight and landing behavior and amazing performance for its class.

In the design of the DISCUS the latest technologies and findings from the upper classes have been incorporated. These include 3D-shaping of the leading edge and miniribs on the trailing edge. Only 3 rows of lines to the risers also make the take off preparations super easy.

The pleasant, balanced handling, damping and flight characteristics, and the large speed range make the DISCUS also suitable for your first cross country-adventures and will inspire you, as a future expert, for a long time after your first training flights.

Constructive & Technical Highlights

  • 3D -shaping of the leading edge
  • miniribs on the trailing edge
  • 3 -Liner Technology
  • highest quality standards
  • optimized canopy tensions
  • reefing brake system on the trailing edge
  • diagonal ribs
  • latest calculation and simulation methods
  • optimized material mix ( canopy/lines)

Properties of the DISCUS

  • only 3 main lines make for an easy start preparation
  • very simple launch behavior
  • very high level of passive safety
  • very forgiving, long brake travel
  • pleasant balanced handling
  • comfortable dampening and flight characteristics for stress-free flights
  • simple circling &centering of thermals
  • Wide speed range -> safety margin in stronger winds
  • suitable for cross country flights
  • smooth accelerator
  • very high stability of the canopy
  • very easy landing behavior
  • approved for winching
  • durability and low weight ( only 5.5 kg in size M )

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LTF homologation





CEN homologation





Take off weight (kg) min./max.

incl. Equipment

  75-95 85-105 95-115  


  44 44 44  

Wing area (m²)

  26,5 29,8 32,0  

Wing area projected (m²)

  22,7 25,4 27,4  

Wing span (m)

  11,8 12,5 13,0  

Projected wing span (m)

  9,2 9,8 10,1  

Aspect ratio

  5,2 5,2 5,2  

Projected aspect ratio




Glider weight (kg)

  5,1 5,5 5,8  

Max speed (km/h)

  47+-2 47+-2 47+-2  

Trim speed (km/h)

  38+-1 38+-1 38+-1  

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