New product from Sky Country – SQ series of rescue parachutes of square shape. Square parachutes have a number of advantages over traditional round ones – they are more stable when descending and have a higher drag coefficient — sink rate is lower with the same surface area. SQ-33 is in progress of certification in accordance with EN-12491 standard. At a weight of 120 kg sink rate is 5 meters per second. We allow the use of SQ-33 for a weight of up to 140 kg. Vertical speed will not exceed 5.5 meters per second.
To reduce weight, the thin lines Liros RL Safety Line Dyneema 1.3 are used – as the number and length of the lines is higher compared to the traditional parachute.
Packing of a square parachute is almost identical to that of a round parachute – the instruction is in the users manual. We recommend re-packing of the parachute once every 6 months.
SQ-23 light weights only 840 gramms – it’s one of the lightest parachutes on the market!
SQ-23 SQ-26 SQ-33 flat surface, m2 23 26 33 weight, kg 1,2 1,6 1,9 descent speed with max load, m/s 5,5 5,5 5/5,5* min load, kg 40 50 60 max load, kg* 100 110 120 max load, EN, kg – – 140
SQ-23LT SQ-LT SQ-LT flat surface, m2 23 26 33 weight, kg 0,84 1,2 1,5 descent speed with max load, m/s 5,5 5,5 5/5,5* min load, kg 40 50 60 max load, kg* 100 110 120 max load, EN, kg – – 140
* – SQ-33 is certified with a load of 120 kg, but we consider it possible to use it with a load of up to 140 kg. At the same time, the descent rate will be 5.5 m/s.