Having spent over twenty hours flying the Gin and over 150 k flown get the low down on the new Gin High End B wing
Do I need an instrument to start…?
The main function of a variometer - to measure the change in air pressure....i.e lift
You can essentially buy any paragliding gear from wafer thin to full fat.
Hers some unbiased advise on buying equipment
Reserve design has changed over the last ten years, the early idea of keeping it small with a quick opening has been ditched for big and therefore slow descent rate. A big one that fits your all up weight in is ideal.