Sealed-cell device for paragliders. Degraces Jacques, December 29, 1989: FR2633248-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device making it possible to enhance the performance of a paraglider by thinning its profile while preventing it deflating. It consists of 2 or more cells per box structure: a front cell 1 which is open to the front 4 and a rear cell 2 with underside air intakes 5, with or ...


Berthomme Sylvain: Wing structure with inflatable box sections with a manoeuvrable aileron. Voile Systeme, October 5, 1990: FR2645116-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

Wing structure with inflatable box sections of the parapent type comprising several box sections 12 which are juxtaposed and separated by vertical ribs 16, each box section being equipped with an aperture 14 turned towards the direction of progress, shrouds 38 integral with the box sections and link ...

Berthomme Sylvain: Kite structure of the wing type with inflatable compartments. Voile Systeme, May 25, 1990: FR2639247-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

Kite structure, particularly used for pulling movable devices with the aid of the wind, comprising a wing structure 10 consisting of juxtaposed inflatable compartments 14 equipped with an air inlet 24 and connected together via their lateral faces 16, and suspending ropes 12, characterised in that t ...

Parachute with multicellular wing plan. Lachoviez Christophe, August 2, 1985: FR2558791-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

It comprises an upper surface wall 2 and a lower surface wall 4 joined by ribs 6 delimiting cells which are open at the leading edge, shrouds 8 being fixed to the wing plan. It comprises means 10, 14 for bringing the lower surface wall 4 and the upper surface wall 2 together at at least one point si ...

Profit Christophe: Backpack for paragliding (slope soaring). Millet Sacs, June 24, 1988: FR2608392-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

Backpack of a novel type, provided for paragliding (slope soaring). It is equipped with a small saddle (cradle) 2 on which the mountaineer 1 sits when he is suspended from the sail 4 of the paraglider (slope soarer), and which: - via its rear edge 6 is connected to the base 7 of the back of the pack ...

Parachute. Sutton Stephen, January 17, 1975: FR2234188-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a parachute of the ram air canopy type wherein a canopy is made from a skin formed into a series of elongated, inflatable parallel cells disposed in side-by-side relation to constitute an airfoil when inflated. The inventive concept of the application is the formation of op ...


Serge Lory: Motorised propulsion unit for an aircraft of the microlight type, especially paraglider (parapente), and double-acting clutch particularly for such a unit. Lory Serge, August 5, 1994: FR2701082-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a motorised propulsion unit (5, 6) for an aircraft of the microlight type (1), particularly for a paraglider, with a motor (5) on a chassis (4) and driving an airscrew (6) via an automatic clutch comprising a centrifugal stage, which couples the airscrew (6) to a drive shaft ...

Georges Blottin: Propulsion device intended to cause a pilot equipped with a parapent to fly. Blottin Georges, February 5, 1993: FR2679867-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

The device consists of an internal combustion engine (13), fixed to a chassis (60) fitted to the back of the pilot, and driving a turbine (300) consisting of at least one multi-blade propeller (100) surrounded by an external fairing shroud (8). The device according to the invention allows the use of ...

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