British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

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Last Message: BHPA e-News - 14 February 2016 Update

Skywings E-news Update AustrialAlpin buckle warning  A safety warning has been released regarding the AustrialAlpin Cobra harness buckle that is widely used on hang glider, paraglider and paramotor harness types from many different manufacturers. Some buckles have been identified in which the the rivets have not been closed; the release clips may detach with potentially very serious consequences. All pilots should examine the buckles on their harnesses at the first opportunity. If these are of the of the AustrialA...