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1. THE WINGS OF THE LABORATORI
1.1 Paragliders
1.2 Single skin paragliders
1.3 Hang gliders
1.4 Rigid wings

1.5 Hybrids HG/PG
1.6 Parachutes
1.7 Kites
2. ACCESSORIES
3.
SOFTWARE
4. OTHER
5.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS
6. STUDIES
7. BOOKS
8. SPECIAL ARTICLES
9. MEETINGS


       1. THE WINGS OF THE LABORATORI

  1.1 Paragliders

Glider
Year
lep files
dxf_2d  dxf_3D
Airfoils:
Surface (m2)
gnuLAB 2007
-
CAD
gnulab1
25.75
experience 2008




Ascender 2009


Ascender.dat
Simplex
2009




hiLAB
2009




gnuEASY
2009

DWG S/M/L
gnuEASY.dat 21/26/30
speedLAB
2009

DWG
gnuEASY.dat 16
gnuLAB2 2010
lep
CAD DWG format
3D model DXF 3D
gnuLAB2 25,03
Barretina 611
2011


gnuLAB2 25,03
gnuMagic
2011


gnulab3 24,32
gnuLAB2.5 2014
lep pre 2d 3d
gnulab3 airplan3
  25,03 
gnuLAB3 2014
lep pre

gnulab3

gnuLAB3 Bi
2017




gnu-A "A"
2015
lep pre
2d 3d gnua gnuat
27,02
gnu-A 20
2015



20
gnuLAB4
2017




A2
2016
lep pre2d 3dgnua gnuat25
gnuA13
2016
lep
plans_EF 2d 3d
gnua gnuat 13
A3
2017
lep pre 2D 3D gnua gnuat 25
gnuC
2017





  1.2 Simple sail paragliders:

Model
Sizes
Pannels
span
AR
Constructor
Where
Project
Notes
Simple sail
paragliders

models
Model



Laboratori d'envol
TeiÓ, Catalonia 1992-

gnupwing

3


Laboratori d'envol TeiÓ, Catalonia 2002
Sailwing
(Rogallo)
video
gnupwing-2l
2






gnuswing





-

Sailwing
(Barish)
PampaCAT
[en] [es] [ca]

2


CZWings
La Pampa, Argentina

Sailwing
(Rogallo)
BHL
25,03
29
10,84
4,7
Adrenaline Paragliders
Yecla, Spain
Built (winter 2011-2012)

BHL-JAP
25,03
29
10,84
4,7
JAP
Baden-WŘrttemberg, Germany
Built (2012)

BHL-18
18,02
29
9,20
4,7
Fertito Custom Designs
Grenoble, France
Built (August 2013)

Deryk Goerke
San Diego, California USA
Built (May 2016)
video
BHL2-23
23,03
33
10,69
5,0
-

Only DXF

BHL2-19
19,00
33
9,71
5,0
BASE World
Olonne-sur-Mer, France
Built (October 2013)
BHL2-JPS
23,03
33
10,69
5,0
JPS
Fontanes, France
Built (Octobert 2013)

BHL-S
20,00
23
9,18
4,2
-

Only DXF

BHL-P
22,50
29
10,28
4,7
CZWings
La Pampa, Argentina
Started november 2013

BHL2-19 laf
19,00
33
9,71
5,0
 ╔ric Dumazert
Nţmes, France
2014

BHL2-16
16,00
33
8,91
5,0
Julien Millot - Slack.fr -
Skyliners Team
Annecy, France
Built (October 2014)

BHL2-23m 23,03 33
10,69
5,0
Arnaud MartÝnez Germany Built august 2015
gkite 3,01
7
3,19
3,3
Foil Tec Paragliders Jacinto Arßuz, La Pampa Argentina Built june 2015
BHL2-21
21,00
33
10,20
5,0
Dmitry Anisenkov Izhevsk, Russia. Built (January 2016)
Alp'Skin 21
Thierry Bosq
Hautes Alpes, France
Built (July 2016)
BHL-P CR
22,50
29
10,28
4,7
Manuel Herrera
Heredia, Costa Rica
January 2017

BHL3
18,00/
27,00
39

5,66
Adrenaline Paragliders
Yecla, Spain
NEW 2016-2017

Alp'Skin 19
19,00
33
9,71
5,0
Thierry Bosq Hautes Alpes, France Built february 2017

Alp'Skin 15
15,00





2017
project
gnuPSF
18,75
19
7,50
3,0
Alberto
Veneto, ItÓlia
Built 2017


               
Однослойный профиль крыла эксперимент (2014-)

1.3 Hang gliders:

Hang glider
Notes
Year

gnuFloater
In preparation
2016
"gnu" version of the Perfex / Falcon 4 floaters
miniSPS
In preparation
2016

gnu-porta-glider cable leading edge hang glider,
superlight and packs under 1,5m 


gnudwing-cl bowsprit crosstube-less
hang glider.

bhg
SPS2008 Short Pack Standard Hang Glider 2008
sps2008
gnuSTAR Initial ideas

gnuSTAR
xtralight (1993)

1993

Labclassic (1993)
1993

ctlss (1993)
1993



1.4 Rigid wings:               
Bow rigid wing  initial analysis delka analysis
gnu-V Rigid wing
project for a type "Icarus V" / "Fledge"
gnu-V-petit
gnuchanute Rigid wing project for a Chanute/Hang Loose...
gnu-quicksilver Rigid wing only the name
lab-mill Rigid wing Wing with the planform and controls
of Millenium and structure of
Fledge...
New Hybird Glider

New Hybird Glider by Thierry Blanc
 
1.5 Others:
Paramontante II
[en] [es]
Hybrid HG/PG
Built and tested
by CZWings
woopy-lab Hybrid HG/PG
AVL Free flight gyroglider

 
1.6 Parachutes:
  

Parachute
Notes
gnu-paracommander

Round ascending
parachute type
"
Paracommander"
or "
Parasail
gnuparasail petit
lab-BASE-R
lab-BASE-7c
gnuBASE
project
gnuSoyuz
1000 m2 spacecraft main parachute

1.7 Kites:      

JouetBHL
4.0 m2
Paraglider single skin
gkite
3.01 m2
Kite single skin
Parafoil simple face
0.25 m2
Rectangular single skin
MF-3
7.5 m2

Kait 5m2
5 m2

Kait 7m2 7 m2



2. ACCESSORIES

Finess˛metre  simple geometric device to know the inclination of our flight or that of the mountain

Anemometer Laboratori


gnu-e
emergency parachute "Pull Down Apex"...

gnustop  drag stop parachute

lab-wh crossed bands for HG/RG ground training

Mountain arness

lab-fd light cover for delta wing


3. SOFTWARE

3.1 Design software

LE Paragliding 2.60 Laboratori d'envol paragliding design software. Manual. FAQ.

Geometry pre-processor 1.4 for use (optional) with LEparagliding

air2dxf (airfoil conversion from .dat format to .dxf)

ac airfoil converter (airfoil conversion from .dat format to especial .txt format for use with leparagliding)

leparachute 0.12 parachute and parasail design program

3.2 Other design programs very Recommended

SingleSkin paragliders by Nikolay Rainsiv

Openglider advanced paraglider design software (under development) GNU/GPL 3.0 by Simon Klemenc

XFLR5 is an analysis tool for airfoils, wings and planes operating at low Reynolds Numbers

3.3 Additional Programs and Scripts

ta
Track Analysis program (.gpx files)

Source code not compiled. For UNIX computers:

Script in language "bash" for drawing hang gliders

Joukowsky airfoils. FORTRAN program for computing and drawing airfoils.

Perfils NACA.
FORTRAN program for computing and drawing airfoils.

Simple surface airfoils. Geometrical definition and drawing program.

Conversion of GPS waypoints to .dxf for CAD. Aplicaton to Catalunya waypoints.


4. OTHER

Artificial training hill

Portable delta ramp: a ramp of 5 m unevenness that can come apart, load in a van and ride in any flat place  well directed at the wind, and near home...

Autogiro for free flight AVL

Inflatable and transportable dune for soaring  flights ("groundhandling" and "free-style"...) 

Sand dune estude for Ocata beach

5.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS

- Paraglider aerofoil fitting
-
Aluminum alloys and HG tubing
- Fabrics (PG/HG)
- Suspension lines
- Thread and needles
- Cables
- Aeronautical screws AN
- Steel maillons
- Maillon estructural analysis

- PG classical planforms
- HG classical planforms
- Real paraglider airfoils
- Vario seat, concept
- Cage, concept

6. STUDIES

3D-Shaping notes
Theoretical and practical experimentation with single skin airfoils [en] [ru]
Stress-Strain ripstop curves
Porosity check and water piston porosymeter
Notes on geometry problems in the design of paragliders (septembre 2007)
Parachute calculations, pressure, temperature, and air density influence
Parachute gore solving the parachute-parasail gore

7. BOOKS

Paraglider design handbook [en] [ru]
Hangglider design handbook

8. SPECIAL ARTICLES

Philosophy of engineering and UNIX hackers (in preparation)
Single skin stiffening ideas
BarretinaHyperLite simple skin paraglider | Article: Why GNU gliders ?


9. MEETINGS

1st mono-surface single skin-schirm paragliding design meeting. Les Escaules august 2013.
2n
mono-surface single skin meeting Les Escaules (--)


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Experimentant amb petit parawing
Experiencing with small parawing made of transparent plastic (TregurÓ, Pirineus 1999)
Foto: Xavier Moreno