“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” Leonardo da Vinci

The SKY DRIVE II is aimed at pilots familiar with the more stringent packing requirements of a controllable reserve and with sufficient expertise to handle the entire system in action.

The main distinctive features are:

  • directional control due to a 2:1 glide ratio
  • smooth landings due to sinkrates as low as 4.4 m/s
  • very low weight
  • 38 m2 at only 1.85 kg
  • EN and LTF certification

The second generation of the SKY DRIVE offers:

  • faster opening
  • lower weight
  • a broader weight range

Delivery includes:

  • two-phase inner container

Technical Data:

Surface area (m2) 38
Weight (kg) 1.85 (including two-phase container)
Max. take-off load (kg) 135
Number of panels 2 x 8
Max. speed during deployment (km/h) 115
Sinkrate (m/s) 4.4-5.0
Glide ratio 2
Forward speed 2 x sinkrate
Certification EN 12491:2001 / LTF


  • Canopy: PN9, Porcher Sport, France.
  • Lines: Cousin 6.6 VHT Nylon (1.8 / 2.1 mm), Cousin Trestec, France.