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Safety notice: Yeti Cross rescue parachute

16/10/2017 :::

Routine quality checks have revealed a potential problem with the packing of a Yeti Cross rescue parachute. Untidy line packing was found, which may affect efficient deployment.

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Safety notice for Gingo 3 harness rescue container: update

12/07/2016 :::

Further to our previous safety notice of 09/03/2016, we have also issued a safety update consisting of a foam pad. All Gingo 3 owners must insert the foam pad inside the rescue container, as shown in the photos, before their next flight.

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Finsterwalder buckle fix

04/07/2016 :::

In response to the DHV's safety notice about Charly Finsterwalder CLICKLOCK and T-Lock chest strap buckles we are happy to offer a solution for pilots still flying affected harnesses:

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Important notice: Genie Lite 2 Rescue handle

28/06/2016 :::

Earlier production batches of the Genie Lite 2 have been noted to have issues with the rescue handle. The rescue handle loop is too short for some models of rescue parachutes. This may cause the plastic wire pins to get stuck during deployment.

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Clicklock and T-lock Buckles Safety Notice

21/06/2016 :::

The DHV (German Hangglider Association) has recently published safety bulletins about the Charly Finsterwalder CLICKLOCK and T-Lock chest strap buckles used by many paragliding manufacturers.

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Safety notice for Gingo 3 harness rescue container

09/03/2016 :::

A Gingo 3 harness was found to have the rescue pin loop stuck in the eyelet due to being pulled too hard during packing.

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Important notice for GIN Combi container owners

08/07/2015 :::

Pilots with GIN Combi containers purchased after June 2014 are advised to contact their GIN distributor for a replacement rescue handle (free of charge).

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Important notice for Genie Race 3 owners

05/06/2015 :::

A pilot reported that the main rescue bridle failed at the shoulder connection points following a rescue parachute deployment.

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Rescue installation advice for GIN Gingo airlite

19/11/2013 :::

Gin Gliders have become aware of that in certain test scenarios, deployment of a rescue parachute can become more difficult than in the static scenario used in the certification process. This is especially so with customers using non-Gin Gliders rescues with larger packing volumes.

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Boomerang 9 M – a reminder for maintenance inspections

13/11/2013 :::

Boomerang 9 M pilots who have flown their wings during this season should take note that the Boomerang 9 must be inspected by a qualified professional every 100 hours or every 12 months, whichever comes sooner.

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