Dudek Hadron XX



Carefully Designed for Cross Country

Hadron XX is a reflex sport/cross-country paraglider for very experienced pilots, who are familiar with small, fast and very agile canopies with short brakes travel. It is a fast and agile wing offering plenty of lift, as well as comfy handling. Its domains are classic paramotor competitions, long routes, slaloms and thermalling. As every other modern paramotor wing, the Hadron XX features carefully designed airfoil section, in this case optimised for cross-country effectiveness. For the first time, we used the Aerodynamical Flaps System – our innovative idea for easy take-off and landing even at high altitudes, as well as better use of thermal lift.

SKU: D-Hadron Category:

The Hadrons in nature are tiny elementary particles, which speeded up can carry gigantic amounts of energy. Rest assured that in this case the name of the paraglider exactly reflects its “personality.”

After really long R&D period (first prototypes have been tested already at the beginning of 2014, still by Grzegorz Krzyżanowski) we have decided on one of the four prototypes, with the characteristics best matching intended use. The Hadron XX is our answer to paramotor market demand for a dedicated high-performance wing with variable angle of attack and constant airfoil. There is quite a number of pilots looking for such wings. The Hadron XX however distinctly differs from the original Hadron or Hadron 1.1; it is faster, more agile and more efficient, yet definitely more demanding and not quite forgiving errors.

Hadron XX is dedicated for advanced pilots (at least 300 hrs paramotor time on similar class of wings, i.e. Snake, Hadron, Hadron 1.1), who:
  • fly cross-country (including high-altitude launches),
  • take part in classic paramotor competitions verifying universal pilot’s skills (navigation, economy, precision),
  • fly both paramotors and do classic PG thermalling.

These requirements are not excessive; for your own safety please observe them rigorously.

Fundamental characteristics of the Hadron XX:
  • Aspect ratio: 6,15 flat, 4,5 projected and 62 cells.
  • Reduced, three-row rigging decreasing total lines drag by 23%.
  • Shark Nose, mini-ribs on trailing edge, three sections of reinforcements (two on the leading edge and one on the back), 3D ballooning.
  • AFS-2 (Aerodynamical Flaps System) – you can partially modify the airfoil (like flaps in the aircraft).
  • Independent action of the trimmers and speed system, given that little trimmer is inactive (opened). Speed and trimmers can be used combined or separately – they have the same influence on the canopy.
  • Additional pulley on the B-riser decreasing drag, i.e. force needed to pull the trimmer or use speed-system.
  • Real smooth 2D steering, praised by the test pilots.
  • Impressive speed range – over 30km/h without touching the brakes.

Hadron XX, as all our gliders, is manufactured in new technology, utilising capabilities of precise laser cutter. The enitre production process takes place in Poland under strict supervision of the designer, ensuring highest European quality.

  • MotoBag XX (backpack for tight canopy packing, without harness)
  • DewBag (quickpack)
  • Transport bag with compression strap.
  • speedbar Easy Catch
  • etui with documents and repair kit (self-adhesive cloth, spare line)
  • wind ribbon and windsock
  • small gifts
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Approval – ULM identification** YES YES YES YES YES YES
Number of cells 62 62 62 62 62 62
Wing area flat [m2] 16.00 17.00 18.00 20.00 22.00 24.00
Wing area projected [m2] 13.46 14.30 15.14 16.82 18.50 20.19
Wingspan flat [m] 9.92 10.22 10.52 11.09 11.63 12.14
Wingspan projected [m] 7.79 8.03 8.26 8.71 9.13 9.54
Aspect ratio flat 6.15
Aspect ratio projected 4.51
Sink ratea [m/s] min = 1.3 +/- 0.2
Speed [km/h] min = 29 ; trim = 43/49/63 ; max = 75 +/- 5
Distance pilot to wing [m] 5.85 6.03 6.20 6.54 6.86 7.17
Total lines length [m] 225.5 232.76 239.81 253.36 266.23 278.53
Take-off weight [kg] 70-85 80-95 90-135 100-150 110-160 120-170
Max take-off weight – competition [kg]* 110 120 135 150 160 170
Canopy weight [kg] 4.60 4.75 5.0 5.3 5.7 6.1
Lines Edelrid A-8000U: 050; 090; 120 / Liros TSL: 090 & 140 & 190 & 280
Cloth Porcher Sport 38g / Dominicotex 34 g / Porcher Sport Hard 40g / SR Scrim / SR Laminate 180g


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