Guided Mayday from APCO

Guided Mayday from APCO

Guided Mayday mainly targets pilot segment specialising in high risk applications - ACRO, industry professionals and competition pilots, but is equally appealing to the general pilot market.

£640.00 — £750.00

APCO Guided Mayday (G-MD)
Guided Mayday (G-MD). Rogallo type steerable rescue system. The latest addition to APCO’s world famous range of Mayday emergency parachutes – Guided Mayday is specially designed to enhance APCO’s range and the cover market segment which requires an advanced solution in more difficult cases of flight emergency.

The sophisticated, Rogallo type, steerable gliding emergency parachute is now available, after being fully certified by CEN to the new EN norm and approved for up to 130kg. It is designed for the most discriminating pilot, allowing for maximum control over events in case of emergency (glider failure etc.)

Guided Mayday deployment sequence designed to function with or without cut-off system for the main wing. Accordingly it is also attractive to weekend pilots thanks to the simplicity of use, combined with advantages offered by steerable gliding rescue system.

Design Features:

  • Glides with L/D of ~1.5 – instead of high sink rate vertical descent
  • Fully steerable – in same fashion as paraglider, allows for choice of landing places
  • Very low sink rate
  • High deployment reliability
  • Ultra fast opening with low deployment shock
  • Good flaring capacity on landing
  • Comes complete with brake handles and bridle/riser

Guided Mayday introduction video

Guided Mayday folding procedure video

Technical Data

Area [m2]
No. of Lines
Weight [kg]
Load [kg]
Sink Rate [m/s]
2.8 m/s (90kg)
Forward Speed
15 k/h (90kg)
~ 1.5
CEN Certification
According to EN 12491 up to 130kg


G-MD is fully certified by CEN to the new EN norm and approved for up to 130kg.

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