BGD Punk


We are on a mission to put taste, control, and attitude back into gliders. The PUNK is a modern day rebellion towards bland tasteless paragliders. This new age wing is an explosion of feel, controllability, and fun. It is a matter of respect. The punk will speak the cold hard truth about the conditions giving you eyes wide-open safety and performance. End propaganda. Become enlightened. Make your own choices. Fly the un-censored Punk.



Controllable performance is what I call it. In the PUNK, I have added an extra level of control. Using our trademark “Bruce Goldsmith Handling” and “power steering” there is a kind of inner harmony in the glider that reacts better to the pilots’ inputs.

“When I step off the launch with the PUNK overhead I feel more comfortable and no longer intimidated. The speed and performance is easier to control and understand.”

The Punk passes the certification tests very easily and even if you fly over weight the safety of the glider is not effected. Because of this we have been able to use extended weight ranges for the Punk certification, which means that even if you fly the glider over the top of the ideal weight range, you are still flying within certification.



Linear scaling factor0.920.961.001.041.08
Projected area17.8319.5321.2322.9324.63
Flat area21.0023.0025.0027.0029.00
Glider weight4.
Total line length204224243262282m
Number of main lines3/4/3A/B/C
Flat aspect ratio5.42
Projected aspect ratio4.07
Root cord2.462.572.682.792.89m
Flat span10.6711.1611.6412.1012.54m
Projected span8.468.859.239.599.94m
Ideal weight range50-6560-8075-9588-108100-125kg
Trim speed39km/h
Top speed55km/h
Min sink1.0m/sec
Best glide10.5



Top surface : Dominico N30 42g/m²
Bottom surface : Porcher Ezzyfly 40g/m²
Internal structure : Porcher Skytex 40g/m²
Nose reinforcing : Plastic wire 2,4mm
Risers : 13mm black Kevlar/nylon webbing
Pulleys : Harken and Spenger
Top lines : Liros DC (Unsheathed)
Middle lines : Edelrid 8000U (Unsheathed)
Lower lines : Liros PPSL (Sheathed)
Brakes : Liros DC (Sheathed)


Punk EN/LTF-B <em>Time for Change</em> : Infra

Punk EN/LTF-B <em>Time for Change</em> : Ultra

Punk EN/LTF-B <em>Time for Change</em> : Gamma

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