RRP: $990 each
The Octagon is one of the most advanced and secure rescue parachute on the market. Due to its shape, this revolutionary design delivers higher safety levels and more beneficial features than its conventional counterparts.
Having a parachute with a straight down descent trajectory with minimal oscillation makes the pilot feel safer and in better control of the situation. The design characteristics of the octagon play an important role in it.The oscillation Octagon rate is 0-5º, while other parachutes offer 10-15º.
The Octagon descent factor is slower than what is found with other rescue parachutes: 4.9 m/s at maximum load compared to 5.3 m/s with others, thus guaranteeing softer and safer landings.
Weight, volume and surface
The materials used to build it were wisely chosen to promote safety and reduce its overall weight to a minimum but not the surface area. For that reason, Paramotor (PPG) pilots with a 215kg. all up weight will be able to use it as well. The ratio between the surface area, volume, product weight and performance makes it a valuable lifesaver to carry onboard while keeping the benefits of a larger size parachute without the weight.
Certification EN 12491:2001 , LTF 91/09