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Re-designed from the ground up, this conservative tapered planform wing the Cruiser - combines the advantages of both worlds, offering the perfect blend of enhanced performance, speed and handling, with ease of use, extreme safety and user friendly nature of our well known veteran PW and Hybrid. It is an easy wing to fly, suitable for students as well as experienced pilots, with significantly faster trim speed and superior glide (L/D) A number of pre-production wings have been tested by a selected group of APCO dealers and their students. The feedback is exciting. The wing, its performance, safety and pilot friendly nature on the ground and in the air received high praise.

Cruiser 550>
Cruiser - The bridge to the future


  • Reinforced heavy-duty design for extended life span and heavier loads
  • Advanced conceptual philosophy
  • All metal parts: Stainless Steel or Aluminum
  • APCO legendary standard double coated siliconised cloth - built to last
  • Heavy-duty SuperaramideŽ lines
  • innovative tapered planform
  • Flexon® battens system for ultimate durability and spotless launch- pioneered by APCO

Cruiser - The bridge to the future

Flight Characteristics

  • Take-off run - short and easy
  • Landing - slower landing approach with a flawless, easy flare, even when engine is off
  • Speed range - best in its class
  • Handling - light and agile
  • Safety - solid as a rock
  • Ground Handling - super easy
  • Flying - enjoyable, simply relaxing
  • Extremely simple inflation, launch and landing
  • Flexon® battens system for ultimate durability and spotless launch- pioneered by APCO


      Cruiser 500
    Cruiser 550
    Product Codes 11600 11650
    Cells 30 32
    Area [m2] 46.5 (500 sq. ft.) 50.3 (541 sq. ft.)
    Area (projected) [m2] 38.8 42
    Span (incl. Stabilizer) [m] 12.94 13.88
    Span (projected) [m] 10.27 11.01
    Aspect Ratio 3.6 3.83
    Aspect Ratio (projected) 2.72 2.89
    Take-off Weight*
    (all up + trike) [kg]
    230-400 300-500
    Canopy Weight [kg] 10 11
    Root Chord [m] 4.1 4.1
    Tip Chord [m] 1.16 1.16
    Length of Lines on B [m] 5.69 6.09
    Total length of line used [m] 374 401
    Riser specification Click here for hook-up points spread distance
    Warning: any different setup is outside this frame of certification for the wing

    *All up take-off weight: includes weight of the Pilot / Passenger, Fuel, Canopy, Frame and Accessories


    EN 926-1 Load Test
    DGAC Pending.


    V-min [km/h]                   27
    V-trim [km/h]                52-58
    Min Sink [m/s]
    (at optimum wing loading)


    Custom Colors are available for all the APCO Power Wings. Standard colors (below) are available on shorter delivery times. To find out more about ordering a custom designed parachute, please refer to our Custom Color form.

    Adevertizing and Sponsors Logo's can be added to customize your wing as desired.


      Material Diameter [mm] Strength [kg]
    Top ; st top Super Aramid 1.8 230
    Bottom AB,CD Super Aramid 3.0 290
    Brake Cascades;StBr Dyneema 1.8 230
    Steering Line Polyester 5 450
    Sail Cloth 42 g/m2 "Zero Porosity" Ripstop Nylon 5.0450
    Rib Reinforcement FLEXON® batten system
    Warranty 3 years / 250 Hours (subject to the stated conditions)


    70845: Bag for Power Wing
    Robust carry bag, to easily store your Power Wing, standard with every new Power Wing

    70840: Line Sleeves (12 feet)

    43122F: Maillon no.6 - Zink plated Steel - Certified
    breaking load of 2000[Kg]

    43123F: Maillon no.8 - Zink plated Steel - Certified
    breaking load of 3500[Kg]

    43126F: #6 Delta Maillon Stainless Steel – Zink plated Steel - Certified
    breaking load of 1250[Kg]
    Quick link #6 safety instruction:
    Tightening torque of nut:
    1.20 [NM] - Secure the nut with a drop of "Loctite" glue

    70842: Webbing Risers R/L - Standard riser Left and Right
    (other design customized risers possible when ordered in bulk)

    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.

    62100: Wind Sock
    Size: D-25cm x L-120cm
    Available in Various Colors,
    Material: Nylon

    62121: Wind Sock
    Size: D-70cm x L-230cm
    Available in Various Colors,
    Material: Nylon

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