Phi Sonata


The SONATA is an A-wing with 40 cells and many technical features enabling the combination of an extremely high safety level and good performance, a precise handling and a lot of fun. The usage of 30D Dominico cloth and extra diagonal reinforcement in combination with separately sliced finger ribs offer high durability and long lasting form stability.


Designer’s note

The PHI SONATA is the new baseline of our sport: the new reference. It redefines the safety, performance and fun level a modern paraglider is able to offer. The highest technical knowledge combined with 30 years experience in professional paraglider design made this wing possible.

During development the very experienced PHI test pilots team (Mike Küng and Benni Hörburger) noticed a constant progress in the target parameters. The final PHI SONATA shows an extremely forgiving flight behaviour. Its very clean surface (double 3D shaping in optimized zig zag direction) shows its effect by keeping the airflow on the wing even at very high angles of attack. The optimized intake, reinforcement shape and strap pattern enable a new benchmark in takeoff simplicity.

The whole construction is very strong and form stable. Even when loaded extremely highly (185DaN x8G) during the certification load test, the test sample was not destroyed. The materials of the extra strong rigging were selected carefully to avoid trim changes by line shrinking / stretching. The SONATA is a heavy duty paraglider in every matter.

Hannes Papesh


sizeXS 18S 20M 22L 24XL 26
number of cells4040404040
projected spanm7,948,358,769,129,51
projected area18,3920,3422,424,326,44
projected aspect ratio3,423,423,423,423,42
flat spanm10,0510,5711,111,5612,05
flat area21,4323,7126,128,3230,81
flat aspect ratio4,724,724,724,724,72
line lengthm6,136,456,777,057,35
total line lengthm223,3234,8246,4256,6267,7
maximum chordm2,652,792,933,053,18
minimum chordm0,630,660,70,730,76
recommend weight rangekg55-7565-8575-9590-110105-130
certification (EN/LTF)AAAAA
material top-, buttomsail, insideDominco 30D
riser lengthmm500500540540540

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