ORBEA 2 / EN-B

ORBEA 2 / EN-B

Expand your horizons!

Versatility without sacrifice

In developing the ORBEA 2, the designer Alexander Paux, pushed the limits of creating a glider, which is as simple as possible and still has everything you need.

The ORBEA 2 invites you to discover or rediscover the joy of free flying. Where there is a path to the summit, the ORBEA 2 makes it easy to forget about climb to the top. With its modest aspect ration and short suspentage, the ORBEA 2 can be laid-out even on a narrow takeoff.

Lightness – Pleasure – Tolerance

Because it is lightweight, it inflates at the slightest hint of a breeze.

With its lightweight and small volume, simplicity of implementation, ease of flying, and comfort in flight, the ORBEA 2 increases your possibilities for launch by a factor of two or three!

Serenity,Tolerance,Flight comfort

Core thermals, one after another as you experience the joy of flying without limits

Technical data

ORBEA 2 XS S M L
Total weight in flight ¹ kg 50 – 70 65 – 85 80 – 100 95 – 120
Flat surface 21.94 23.73 25.42 27.50
Projected surface 19.43 21.01 22.51 24.35
Span m 10.42 10.84 11.22 11.67
Projected span m 8.60 8.94 9.26 9.63
Aspect ratio 4.95 4.95 4.95 4.95
Projected aspect ratio 3.81 3.81 3.81 3.81
Number of cells 46 46 46 46
Glider weight kg 3.4 3.6 3.8 4.0
Minimum speed km/h 23 23 23 23
Trim speed km/h 37 37 37 37
Maximum speed km/h 48 48 48 48
Certification EN/LTF B B B B

¹ Pilot with all equipment, ready for take off

Upper and et bord d’attaque intrados Porcher Sport – Skytex 32 Universal
Profiles and diagonals Porcher Sport – Skytex 32 Hard
Reinforcement of the leading edge Porcher Sport – SR-Scrim et Hypalon
Lines Dyneema Edelrid 7850 & Liros PPSL
Risers Mouka – Polyester pre-stretched 20 mm
Quick links Péguet – Delta Inox 3,5 mm

Technologie

Canopy

  • Reduced aspect ratio of 4.95 for maximum passive safety
  • Soft leading edge reinforcements, Trilam + Hypalon
  • Internal V-Bridge System (SVB) construction: internal diagonal structures for maximum weight savings and optimized load distribution
  • Double 3D shaping of of leading edge for optimal shape and increased efficiency
  • TETS braking system on trailing edge improves handling for carving style turns
  • Leading edge openings are positioned for optimum penetration and wing pressurization

 

Lines

  • 4-Line design for optimum wing loading and weight distribution across the sail
  • Fully sheathed lines for increased durability
  • Green colored Stabilo Line for quick and easy identification
  • Color-coded lines makes pre-flight sorting safe and quick
  • Optimized line diameters reduce drag while maintaining proper sail tension and line strength
  • Dyneema lines for a long service life

Risers

  • 20 mm wide, prestretched polyster risers: for easy handling even with mittens
  • Brake handles with snaps makes attachment simple and secure
  • Swiveled brake line attachments ensures that brake lines don’t become twisted
  • Plastic inserts in each maillons keeps the lines in place and prevents the gradual loosening of maillons
  • 2-phase accelerator: first stage increases speed smoothly and easily, second stage increases speed rapidly with increased pressure

Colors

ORBEA 2 / EN B

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Porter bag

Size Volume Weight Delivered with
M 110 l 1165 g Paraglider XS & S
L 150 l 1220 g Paraglider M & L

Press review

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Cette ORBEA 2 va ravir beaucoup de pilotes !

Plus facile que ça, tu meurs ! La légèreté associée au faible allongement (4.95), rendent l’ORBEA 2 douce, tranquille sans vivacité.
La finesse est largement suffisante pour des vols cross même ambitieux, le tout, les doigt dans le nez !

Philippe Lami, Parapente Mag N°154

 

Conception épurée démontrant la maîtrise du concepteur.
Légère tout en restant solide. Tissus, suspente, élévateurs « classique ».
Facile, ludique et sûr en toute circonstance.

Laurent van Hille, Parapente+ N°440

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