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Are you an ambitious cross-country pilot, who wants to have a glider that makes you feel at home from the first moment? Are you a competitive pilot, who won’t compromise on safety and still wants the best performance around? Are you an uncompromising pilot, when it comes to handling? In short – aren’t you the best and deserve the best?

Then the LAMBADA is the perfect glider for you!

LAMBADA is our latest cross country high-performance glider, which has the finest handling ever made by APCO. Intensive work on research and development made the LAMBADA a flawless combination of excellent safety and high-performance, a balance unmatched previously.

The performance of LAMBADA has been compared and proved superior to any glider in its Class, even surpassing the performance of some hottest ships from rival companies.

Tired of wasting your time, struggling to stay at the top? Your flying time is a precious commodity. Enjoy your play time to the fullest with the most sensational of APCOs’ creations.

LAMBADA COMPETITION version features optional comp lines and risers with trimmers for superior performance.
LAMBADA - In Pursuite of Perfection


  • Advanced, diagonal rib structure – exclusive to APCO
  • Split A riser
  • New sophisticated profile
  • HIT valve equipped on L/E ... find out more »
  • FLEXON batten in L/E pocket
  • Butt hole
  • Top surface color design
  • All metal parts – Stainless Steel / Aluminium
  • Double coated silicon cloth
  • Technora lines
  • Famous APCO long lasting cloth, insuring high resale value


  X-Small Small Medium Large
Product Code 13100 13200 13300 13400
Cells (35x2)+4 (36x2)+4 (38x2)+4 (40x2)+4
Area [m2] 25.4 26.3 28.1 29.8
Area (projected) [m2] 22.4 23.2 24.8 26.4
Span [m] 11.9 12.2 12.9 13.6
Span (projected) [m] 9.8 10.1 10.7 11.3
Aspect Ratio 5.6 5.7 5.9 6.1
Aspect Ratio (projected) 4.3 4.4 4.6 4.8
Pilot Weight (all up) [kg] 60-80 75-95 90-110 110-130
Canopy Weight [kg] 6.1 6.4 6.9 7.4
Root Chord [m] 2.67 2.67 2.67 2.67
Tip Chord [m] 0.47 0.47 0.47 0.47
Length of Lines on B [m] 7.13 7.37 7.76 7.96
Total Length of Lines [m] 360 353 370 428


Size Certification Type
Extra-Small CEN/AFNOR Performance Class
Small DHV-2 Trim & Accel and CEN/AFNOR Performance Class
Medium DHV-2 Trim & Accel and CEN/AFNOR Performance Class
Large CEN/AFNOR Performance Class


V-min [km/h]   21
V-trim [km/h]   37
V-max [km/h]   55+
Min Sink [m/s]   0.9


Option Number Color Design
1. Red
2. Yellow
3. Royal Blue
4. Violet
5. Turquoise
6. White


The glider is made from tear resistant Ripstop Nylon cloth, which is P.U. coated to zero porosity and then siliconized to give the fabric high resistance to the elements. Different cloth is used for the top, bottom and ribs due to their different functions. The lines are made of superaramid covered with a polyester sheath for protection against UV, wear and abrasion. The bottom section of the brake lines is made of polyester because of its better mechanical properties. The karabiners that attach the lines to the risers are made of stainless steel.

Sail Cloth 42 g/m2 "Zero Porosity" Ripstop Nylon
Rib Reinforcement 180 g/m2 Mylar (trilam)
Warranty 3 years / 250 Hours

  Material Diameter [mm] Strength [kg]
Top Super Aramid 1.2 110
Bottom (A3,A5,B3,B5) Super Aramid 1.8 220
Bottom (A1,B1,C1,C3,C5) Super Aramid 1.9 320
Brake Cascades Dyneema 1.1 95
Steering Line Polyester 2 85


50011: Custom Colour
Would you like to personalize the look of your paraglider? All APCO gliders can be tailored to meet your color needs.

50012: Custom Logo
Customise your glider by adding a personal or company logo.

50013: Competition Lines
Some of our gliders are available with unsheathed competition lines. If you order a new glider, it is possible to ask for it to be factory rigged with comp lines instead of standard.

____D: Certification Stamp
Most APCO gliders are DHV certified yet delivered with AFNOR certification sticker by default. Add this option if you need a DHV certification sticker [Gütsiegel] in order to meet insurance requirements in your area. DHV Certified Gliders are supplied only upon request.

50024: Riser Sock
Riser sock supplied as standard with each wing.

The Lambada comes in an ergonomic rucksack incl. an inner stuff bag, compression strap, riser sock, spares kit, owner's manual and an industry first 3 yr/250 hr warranty - all as standard.

The right to change prices, specifications or equipment at any time without notice is reserved