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Certifications

Unread post by Roger » Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:24 pm

Been a while since I did much PG. What certifaction authorities are used nowadays? Are Acpul and DHV Gutesiegel still used?
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Re: Certifications

Unread post by Kortbroek » Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:36 pm

DHV and EN are the two certifications used that I'm aware of. In SA mostly it is EN I think with the ratings being related to the safety/characteristics of the wing i.e. how well it recovers from collapses, spirals etc. EN-A is effectively a uber safe beginner wing with EN-B to D requiring progressively more pilot skill and input to be safe.

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