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Power Pluto III

 

The Power Pluto is even more fun to fly, turns even more nicely, but with the same good stability.

A glider for both beginner and intermediate recreational pilots.

High stability, great performance, easy take-off, easy handling, high quality and...  So much fun to fly!

The Power Pluto II is based on the popular Power Pluto, but it has been improved in all its characteristics:

The handling is still easy and more precise.

The glider has an innate 'self-centring' tendency in thermals, along with a greater top speed and improved glide ratio. 

These qualities make the Power Pluto II appealing to a wide range of pilots from complete beginners to sporty and also cross country pilots.  
 

 

 Video on the Power Pluto

Made by

Axis

Picture by Leslie Britt

 

 


The Power Pluto II is for foot launch and trike  pilots  who want stability, but with more performance and fun handling.

This wing has good passive safety and excellent performance with the easy and precise handling that is a feature of all the Axis gliders.

Its special profile minimizes the pendulum effect in flight and increases canopy stability in turbulent conditions.

It is easy to inflate, easy to handle on the ground and in the air which makes take-off’s easy, as the Power Pluto II has no tendency to over-fly the pilot.


It has a relatively high-curve profile for a glider in its class that provides for great performance, quick turning ability and a high degree of safety.

Diagonal reinforcement is used between the ribs, allowing fewer attachment points, fewer lines and less drag.

This proven method of diagonal reinforcement at the attachment points of A, B and C lines allows a reduction in lines without affecting canopy rigidity.  This is further enhanced by the use of  new quality materials.

Optimizing the amount of lines and using different diameters significantly reduces frontal resistance, subsequently increasing the wing's performance with no effect on the safety.


Although many experienced pilots like the Power Pluto II, it is also a perfect wing for beginner pilots because:

 -It is very easy to inflate and offers smooth take-offs and landings;

-It has a very straight forward behavior;

- It has a
direct response to steering inputs and does not behave unpredictably in turbulences.  There are no "funky" movements to puzzle its pilot (any unwanted roll, pitch, or "accordion-like" movements) while flying in turbulences;

- It has a realistic feedback to its pilot, with sensitive balance between boring and too sharp properties.

Picture by Marty Hathaway

Choice of Standard Colors

Summer Flame
Eco Melon


Picture by Marty Hathaway

Comes with:
1 Stuff bag, 1 Inner bag, 1 Risers bag, 1 Belt, 1 Speed bar, 1 Manual, 1 T-shirt

 Axis Custom Colors   Its price is also attractive!

XX-Small = $2,975
.00
X-Small = $
3,050.00
Small = $3,100
.00
Medium =  $3,150
.00
Large = $3,
200.00
X-Large = $3,250.00


For an additional $300, you can order your Axis glider in custom color.
 

Power Pluto II Mars color

Picture by Marty Hathaway

Picture by Marty Hathaway


Size

XXS

XS

S

M

L

XL

Bi-XXL

Zoom %

83

89

94

100

106

113

122

Max wing chord (m)

226.22

242.57

256.20

272.55

288.91

307.99

332.00

Area (m2)

17.46

20.58

22.96

25.99

29.20

33.18

38.68

Span (m)

9.79

10.50

11.09

11.80

12.51

13.33

14.65

Aspect ratio

5.49

5.49

5.49

5.49

5.49

5.49

5.49

Projected area (m2)

14.63

16.82

18.76

21.23

23.86

27.11

33.77

Projected span (m)

7.46

8.00

8.45

8.99

9.53

10.16

10.86

Projected A/R

3.81

3.81

3.81

3.81

3.81

3.81

3.81

Number of cells

46

46

46

46

46

46

46

Take Off Weight (kg)

40-60

55-70

65-85

80-105

95-125

120-155

145-210

Min. speed (km/h)

22

22

22

22

22

22

23

Trim speed (km/h)

37

38

38

38

38

38

38

Acc.speed (km/h)

50

52

52

52

52

52

52

Min. sink rate

1.1

1.1

1.1

1.1

1.1

1.1

1.1

Glide ratio

8.6

8.6

8.6

8.6

8.6

8.6

8.6

Homologation

EN - B

EN - B

EN - B

EN - B

EN - B

   
   

Material

The canopy is manufactured from a combination of Skytex S9017 with "water repellent" coating which provides optimum UV resistance and S9092 for improved durability.

Reinforcement is Porcher Sport Scrimm W240 which maintains the configuration and flight characteristics.

Lines are Liros Dyneema PPSL, characterized by minimal stretching and long durability.

Power Pluto II Sun color
Picture by Marty Hathaway
Power Pluto II With Mylar fabric on top doing big earsPicture by Leslie Britt 
For an extra $300, all Axis paragliders are offered with the option of SR-Laminate fabric with polyester films, made by Porcher Sport. 


It is appreciated for its impermeability and much more resistant porosity. 


It makes the wing inflating better and the flying faster, but most of all, it also makes the glider lasting longer.

This Axis differential speed-system (DSS) enables the pilot to achieve a higher top speed without the risk of collapse.

Split A-risers allow for easier identification of lines for big ears.
Power Pluto II Fire colorPicture by Marty Hathaway

Our Clients say it best.
Click here to see their testimonials

Jeff Goin's report on the Power Pluto II  XXSmall (18 meters)

Jeff Goin's report on the Power Pluto X-Small (21 meters)


Picture by Leslie Britt