NOVA Codex (EN C 2-Liner)
Two-liner | cells: 65 | aspect ratio: 6.1 | weight: from 4.2 kg – Size XS (EN C/LTF D)
NOVA CODEX – Accessible two-liner performance
The EN C cross-country paraglider CODEX is a well-balanced, semi-light two-liner. It impresses with high performance, which is very easy to utilise due to the low aspect ratio of 6.1 (flat).
NOVA test pilot & Red Bull X-Alps finisher Nick Donini: "The CODEX is a game-changer in paragliding, bridging the gap from traditional 3-liner to the new 2-liner era. Thanks to the CODEX’ safety features and its modest aspect ratio of 6.1, it lets pilots try this new design with confidence, flying with the latest C-class gliders. The CODEX is good at flying fast and stays stable in accelerated flight. Pilots, especially those trying 2-liners for the first time, can enjoy new sensations. The CODEX is not just great for competition; its low aspect ratio gives amazing stability. It has a very late stall point, making it perfect for tight turns even in strong thermals. Get ready for a new era of paragliding with the Nova CODEX."
NOVA test pilot Ferdi Vogel: "Under such a relaxed cross-country wing as the CODEX, more brain power is left for efficient route finding. And in competition, quickly deciding on the right option is crucial. If you feel comfortable under a paraglider at every stage of the flight, it is also easier to reach your goals. Additionally, the CODEX offers a lot of performance at high top speed. The combination of performance and safety is the proven recipe for success in achieving personal goals."
Take off Weight
Leading edge: Dominico 30D, 41 g/m²
Top surface: Skytex 27 C2, 29g/m²
Lower surface: Skytex 27 C2, 29g/m²
Profile ribs (suspended): Porcher Skytex 32 Hard, 32 g/m2
Profile ribs (unsuspended): Porcher Skytex 27 Hard, 27g/m2
Main lines: Liros PPSLS 200 / Edelrid U-8001
Gallery lines: Edelrid U-8000 / Liros DC40
Brake lines: Edelrid 7850-240 / Liros DSL70 / DC40
Risers: Kevlar 12 mm
Performance meets confidence. The CODEX is an innovation in the EN C class that incorporates the valued features of our EN D two-liner XENON. In terms of glide performance and top speed, it sits right at the top of its class. At the same time, with a moderate aspect ratio of 6.1, the CODEX is an EN C cross-country glider with a feel-good factor. Along the entire speed range, it glides very efficiently and is resistant to collapses. This is why the full performance potential can be utilised even during epic days in active air. The idea is flying far in a relaxed way!
The uncomplicated companion. During the development of the CODEX, the requirement was not only high performance that could be used in reality but also practical handling from simple launch behaviour to easy packing. Nitinol rods at the leading edge are less susceptible to kinking so the wing can be packed smaller. The CODEX is supplied with the Concertina Bag Light as standard, but you can also use a normal packsack. Due to its semi-light construction, at 4.2 kg in size XS (70-95 kg take-off weight), the CODEX is both robust and suitable for hike & fly.
Efficient right down to the risers. The risers of the CODEX are very manageable and are made of 12 mm wide, Kevlar-reinforced webbing. The Height-Adjustable B-Handles (HAB-Handles) are known from the XENON: they are made of carbon and can be height-adjusted to five levels. This allows you to optimally adjust the position of the handles to your size and harness geometry. The individual adjustment of the B-handles enables more effective glider control in accelerated flight. Please note: due to the two-liner design of the CODEX, the B3 stall is an effective descent technique, but classic big ears also work perfectly. More on this is the FAQ.
Intelligent Lightweight. Light, durable and suitable for everyday use. Developed in line with the motto "as light as possible, and as solid as necessary", we rely on a smart design and choice of materials. Where possible, we use lightweight fabric with sturdier cloth in the areas of heavier wear. This way we can guarantee long durability, high performance and easy handling with little weight. The paragliders are light, fully usable for everyday flying AND durable. The CODEX is made from Dominico 30D on the leading edge and Porcher Skytex 27C2 on the rest of the upper and lower surfaces. For the more stressed parts of the interior, we use Porcher Skytex 32 hard, and for the rest ultra-light Porcher Skytex 27 hard.
Target group. The CODEX (EN C/LTF D) is aimed at XC pilots who want to fly a two-liner within the C class and benefit from exceptional performance with high safety. Those who already have a lot of experience with high-end EN B wings and feel comfortable with a MENTOR 7, for example, will quickly learn to love the CODEX. It is an uncomplicated and user-friendly two-liner – the ideal first wing for this type of design.
Scope of Delivery
4 Years Manufacturer's Warranty
This Full 4-year Warranty covers material as well as workmanship. If your NOVA Trim Tuning and a NOVA Full Service were completed by an authorised NOVA partner, 4 Years On Materials comes into effect and this extends the guarantee to four years*. If we are unable to repair the problem, we will deduct the current value when purchasing a new NOVA paraglider.
More details on the manufacturer's website: NOVA
You have to have the training and a licence to fly a paraglider. Check with your instructor if you are buying your first glider.
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