A new paragliding reserve parachute system is currently in the works that uses a base jumping parachute as the reserve. The paragliding harness is equipped with a jettisoning system to automatically extract a Base Jumping parachute ( BASE ) after the main paragliding wing has been cutaway.

Acro Base System – Developped by Sup’Air with Raul Rodriguez and Jean-Noël Itzstein

Photos and Video of the base reserve system below:

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Acro Base Reserve For Paraglider

More info on this product: http://www.supair.com/products/en/sellette/acro-59.html