Apco Thrust 09HP powered paraglider

Apco Thrust HP powered paragider

The Apco Thrust 09 HP high performance powered paragliding paramotor wing. The project mission was to combine the advantages of the Thrust in low speeds with the latest Reflex profile technology in high speeds to yield a specialized paramotor wing that would offer true high performance yet retain the friendliness and safety of the Thrust.

Top rated Powered Paraglider of 2008
Vol Libre, leading French paragliding magazine picked the Apco THRUST 09 HP as their top powered Paraglider of 2008. Here’s what they said about the THRUST 09 HP:
  • Impeccable inflation
  • Very large speed range with excellent top speed
  • Packed with high end features, semi-reflex profile, SRS, Hit valves
  • Safety inspiring wing with excellent passive security (read the whole article at Vol Libre Jan 2008)
  • The Apco Thrust 09 HP employs a unique patent-pending Automatic Stall Recovery System (SRS) that allows the pilot fly and launch at amazingly low speed despite the high wing loading.
  • It prevents the wing and pilot from stalling at critical angle of attacks and aids in automatic recovery in case of a stall.
New refreshing top surface designs and features such as the SRS, HIT valves , Flexon battens, Swivels and Neodymium magnets exemplify APCO's uncompromising attention to detail. The Thrust 09 HP is a versatile high performance paramotor wing for pilots who wish to stretch their flight envelope and keep their smile in the air.
Apco Thrust 09 HP - When there's a need for speed.

  • Diagonal rib structure - exclusive to APCO
  • Split A riser
  • All metal parts Stainless Steel or Aluminum
  • Elliptical planform
  • Butt Holes
  • Heavy-duty Superaramide® lines
  • Heavy-duty Swivels on brake handles
  • Integral, built-in, Neodymium brake magnets
  • HIT valve equipped on L/E
  • SRS® - APCO exclusive Stall Recovery System
  • Extended speed range: 23 to 60+ km/h
  • Improved fuel economy due to minimal sink
  • Reflex airfoil for improved high-speed performance
  • Easy inflation, launch and landing, Friendly high performance wing
  • Built-in passive safety
  • Universal riser + accelerator and trimmers to fit any paramotor frame
  • New top surface color design – fresh and attractive
  • Flexon™ battens

Thrust 09HP Performance
V-min [km/h] 22
V-trim [km/h] 38-40
V-trim off [km/h] 45-47
V-max [km/h] 60+
Min Sink [m/s] at
optimal wing loading 1.2

Pilot Weight (all up + paramotor unit) [kg] small 70-140 medium 100-165

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