|Reserves - APCO Mayday||
Apco Aviation started manufacturing the Mayday in 1984, and since then put over 20 000 pieces into service in the Paragliding and Hang Gliding markets. It has hundreds of life saving deployments to its name, from beginners to world champions.
The Mayday is availabe in four sizes and options for either front or side mounting. All four of the of Mayday parachutes are "Flat Circular Pulled Down Apex" design.
The Mayday boasts superior construction and materials. The . The , neatly wrapped and stiched with a precision four-needle machine. The , sewn in place with a computerized machine, ensuring consistantly high quality and strength. The . The , to protect it from dangerous friction which may occur during deployment. Finally the bridle has a line sheath attached, to protect the lines where they link to it.
Canopy cloth is F111 "zero porosity" ripstop nylon.
Skirt and apex skirt is reinforced with 1'mil spec nylon tape.
Line attachments have V-Tab reinforcements.
Bridle manufactured from 6000 lb Nylon Webbing (UV Resistant)
Attachment loop covered with Teflon sheath to protect it from dangerous friction which may occur during deployment
Bridle has line sheath to protect the lines.