Mac Intox

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Intox
Paralotnia Mac Intox.jpg
Intox set for launch in light winds
Role Paraglider
National origin Czech Republic
Manufacturer Mac Para Technology
Designer Peter Recek
Introduction 2003
Status Production completed
Produced mid-2000s
Unit cost
1,883 (Intox 28, 2004)

The Mac Intox (English: intoxicate) is a Czech single-place paraglider that was designed by Peter Recek and produced by Mac Para Technology of Rožnov pod Radhoštěm, starting in 2003. It is now out of production.[1]

Design and development[edit]

The aircraft was designed as an intermediate glider. The models are each named for their approximate wing area in square metres.[1]

Variants[edit]

Intox 22
Small-sized model for lighter pilots. Its 11.34 m (37.2 ft) span wing has a wing area of 22.06 m2 (237.5 sq ft), 63 cells and the aspect ratio is 5.83:1. The pilot weight range is 65 to 85 kg (143 to 187 lb).[1]
Intox 25
Mid-sized model for medium-weight pilots. Its 12.06 m (39.6 ft) span wing has a wing area of 24.98 m2 (268.9 sq ft), 63 cells and the aspect ratio is 5.83:1. The pilot weight range is 70 to 90 kg (154 to 198 lb). The glider model is DHV 2 certified.[1]
Intox 28
Large-sized model for heavier pilots. Its 12.74 m (41.8 ft) span wing has a wing area of 27.85 m2 (299.8 sq ft), 63 cells and the aspect ratio is 5.83:1. The pilot weight range is 85 to 110 kg (187 to 243 lb). The glider model is DHV 2 certified.[1]
Intox 30
Extra large-sized model for even heavier pilots. Its 13.26 m (43.5 ft) span wing has a wing area of 30.18 m2 (324.9 sq ft), 63 cells and the aspect ratio is 5.83:1. The pilot weight range is 98 to 127 kg (216 to 280 lb). The glider model is DHV 2 certified.[1]

Specifications (Intox 28)[edit]

Data from Bertrand[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Wingspan: 12.74 m (41 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 27.85 m2 (299.8 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 5.83:1

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 52 km/h (32 mph; 28 kn)
  • Rate of sink: 1.05 m/s (207 ft/min)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Bertrand, Noel; Rene Coulon; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2003-04, page 22. Pagefast Ltd, Lancaster OK, 2003. ISSN 1368-485X

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