Apco Aviation started manufacturing the Mayday in 1984, and since then put over 40,000 pieces into service in the Paragliding and Hang Gliding markets. The Mayday has hundreds of life saving deployments to its name, from beginners to world champions.
Now we are proud to introduce the MAYDAY 28 UL, a new pioneering emergency parachute, specially designed for trikes – single and tandem.
Mayday 28 UL capable of safely handling loads of up to 400kg. Formally load tested by EN approved laboratory – Air Turquoise – confirming safe opening and descent with maximum load of 340 kg. Tests were carried out at the opening speed of 40m./sec. as per standard EN requirements for emergency parachutes.