In issue 144: Paraglider review: Blacklight, EN B

Blacklights on patrol. Photo: U-Turn

Blacklights on patrol. Photo: U-Turn

Performance in the EN B class is “pretty exciting” at the moment according to Pat Dower, who took U-Turn’s Blacklight (EN B) to the Alps this year. He took the glider on a several jaunts across the mountains, including one to Mont Blanc, and came away impressed.

From evening soaring in smooth conditions to climbing out above launch with a gaggle of Sports class gliders and the odd R10 he felt instantly at ease, and at home.

U Turn Blacklight Review

Read Pat’s full four-page review in issue 144 (Nov/Dec 2012) of Cross Country magazine.


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