The Smart reserve combines more than 30 year of experience in the parachute industry and incorporates the latest 7-cell technology. Thousands of real life cutaways and landings are testimony to the quick and reliable openings, the solid flight performance and the powerful landing flare.
The construction of the Smart uses high tensile strength 0-3 cfm low porosity ripstop fabric, spectra suspension lines and ample reinforcement tapes. Extra strength is obtained through the use of lateral reinforcement tapes between the line attachment points as well load distribution tapes that radiate from the steering line attachment points.
All this has resulted in a reserve parachute that will withstand the shock loads related with today’s higher freefall speeds and still offer acceptable opening forces for the jumper. It also offers amazing glide performance for a 7-cell, which greatly improves one’s chances to reach a favorable landing spot.
Another safety aspect of the Smart is the relatively long toggle stroke. This reduces the risk of an unwanted stall during the landing flare, a phenomenon often observed with other designs. As a matter of fact, our engineers have built flight characteristics into the Smart that are similar to those of today’s main canopies. This helps a nervous jumper to handle the situation and make a safe landing.
Following subjection to the most severe tests and the auditing of our production facilities, the Smart is certified under the US FAA TSO-C23d and the European ETSO-C23d.
With this reserve on your back you will do better than just look Smart!
- One of the few reserves approved under the latest TSO-C23d as well as the European JTSO.
- Tested far beyond the requirements for deployment weight and speed.
- The Smart is manufactured under the strict ISO 9001 quality management system.
- The only reserve with additional radial reinforcement in the tail section.
- High lift wing and advanced aerodynamics provide maximum low-speed lift for comfortable landings.
- Peace of mind packed into the smallest possible container.
- Available in a large range of sizes.
- Small pack volume.
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