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We are very glad you chose a Simplify paramotor. To ensure the safe and secure handling of your Simplify paramotor, we wrote this manual. It contains detailed information on how to handle the equipment, especially on the functioning of the motor, the maintenance and handling of the entire drive. The technical specifications, illustrations and measurements are not binding. No claims can be derived from this. We reserve the right to make improvements without changing these instructions. To ensure a...

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Usage, Flight Safety, Operating Limits, Procedures for Emergency Situations 04 Warnings and Safety Notes, Nature and Landscape Responsible Behaviour 05 Construction of the Frame, Assembly of the Cage, Harness & Connecting Rods 07 Harness, Main Suspension and Pushrods ...

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Purpose Lightweight gyroplane with an empty weight of less than 120 kg in the division paramotor – single seat. Flight Safety This manual was created to make you familiar with the Simplify paramotor and thus to increase flight safety. To fly the Simplify paramotor, legal regulations must be complied with. It is your responsibility to read this manual to familiarize yourself with the engine and other equipment. To always be up to date, make sure to read the flight safety notices on our website and in...

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Before every flight, mentally practice releasing the parachute. This will help you to trigger it quickly in case of an emergency. In case of a water or strong wind landing, the pilot should disconnect from the harness as soon as possible. In case of a tree landing, you should first secure yourself to the tree, and then wait for professional help. However, it is possible that despite the above mentioned behaviour recommendations you will be required to act differently as described. The variety of...

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PARAMOTOR Simplify X 1 Construction of the Frame The factory setting of the Simplify paramotor comes to you ready to fly. All you have to do before your first flight is install the protective case, propeller and the rescue system. Thanks to the simplicity of the unit, only a few steps are necessary. Place the engine on a flat surface. Put the six carbon rods into the existing recordings on the case (see drawing). Assembly of Case and Web ...

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The attachment of the harness to the push rod takes place with a shackle at the short angled side of the push rod. The adjustment of the harness is very simple. The length of the shoulder straps is adapted to the size of the pilot. For this purpose, sit in your harness and pull the shoulder straps on the left and right side until you feel light pressure on your shoulders. To release, pull the orange loop (last picture page 7) upwards. Now you can adjust the leg extension included in the...

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Rescue System and Mounting The rescue system is situated in a special outer container (which is already included in the package), which is attached to the clip-­‐on frame part of the paramotor using straps. The container is designed for modern, light rescue equipment only, such as Type Annular EVO 24. When selecting the rescue equipment, mind that they shall never exceed the operating limits of the device (see manual rescue device). Never fly without a saving device! The position of the container...

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PARAMOTOR Simplify X 1 Propeller and Assembly The Simplify Paramotor can be operated with a wooden or carbon propeller. Under “Technical Specifications” you can find approved propeller for your paramotor. Also see the noise measurement report at the end of this manual. Wooden Propeller Assembly Note while installing the propeller that the correct side faces the outside respectively the inside (slogan outside / back and balance weight to the engine) Assemble...

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Refuelling – Gasoline & Oil The Simplify Paramotor comes with a cap with vent valve for air operations (see Figure 2). A gas cap without ventilation should be used only briefly for transportation, as the tank can create a positive or negative pressure, which could lead to large deformations of the tank. The motor is powered by a gasoline oil mixture. Please only use Castrol Racing 2T with 98 octane premium gasoline. For the run-­‐in phase (first tank fuelling) add 4%, later 2.5% oil to the...

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Before every flight, the following checks are essential: • • • • • • • • • • • • • cage is correctly installed to the frame and the web tightened and secure cage and web checked for possible damage propeller checked for possible damage and the play of the propeller hub propeller screws tightened V-­‐belt checked for damage and tension functional test of the stop switch on the throttle gasoline with min. 98 octane and 2T oil in the right proportions in the tank petrol system examined for leaks ...

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