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Pansh Bridles

Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:29 pm
by airsail
Pansh Aurora 2 12mtr ultralight
Delivery date 9 Feb 2018
Condition - new, unused
Weight 2.28kg
Bridle measurement taken without removal of any bridles from the canopy. Slight tension was applied to each bridle during measuring. Measurements in mm
A 1160
a1 4250
a2 1500
a3 1300
a4 1620
a5 1450
A23 2420
A45 1780
B 310
b1 4260
b2 1430
b3 1190
b4 1670
b5 1440
b6 1320
b8 1770
B23 2505
B456 1720
C 550
c1 4390
c2 1420
c3 1170
c4 1460
c5 1270
c6-1 6650
c6-2 2240
c7 1430
c8 1730
C23 2615
C45 1965
Z 1000
z1 1840
z2 1550
z3 2110
z4 1790
z5 1580
z6 1220
z7 900
z8 690
z9 1880
Z12 2850
Z345 2055
Z678 2240
X 1120
Y 1050
AXY 150
BCZ 770
YZ 150
Mixer test. Measured from ELC's to upper knots, refer photo
A 1355
B 1350
C 1310
Z 1180

Re: Pansh Bridles

Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:26 pm
by Regis-de-giens
Great (And long) work. Thank you !

Re: Pansh Bridles

Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:37 pm
by kitexpert
a1 = 4250mm, c6-1 = 6650mm. These are crazy bridle line lengths and makes me wonder what the designer has had in his mind.

I checked some other kites from Pansh. A15 kite has better bridle spacing which allows shorter bridles, but unfortunately it has been done only partially. Kite named BlazeIIIsv2 has balanced bridle spacing but there is just primary bridle with no cascades at all (brakes has some though).

It was 15-20 years ago that kind of bridle was usual in foil kites.

I don't get this, why do they use 30-50% excessive line adding costs, drag and making bridle less compact and tidy and also more prone going out of tune? When do they learn how to do it?

Re: Pansh Bridles

Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:31 am
by revhed
WOW, :D :thumb: 8)
Thanks for all the time to do this!
I as said am seriously looking into this exact kite, but must say a French friend has exactly the same and has pitch out, lufting, frontal,
I will transmit all your data and maybe he can find a problem?
If I do pull the trigger I also will post my bridle specs.
PLEASE do let us know how she flys!