APCO Aviation is one of the world's biggest producers of paragliders, harnesses, parachute rescue systems and accessories and has been producing world-beating gliders for over twenty years. From paragliders like the high performance Extra, which still holds the World Distance Record, and the entry level Prima, a wing that has become a benchmark for many schools and instructors around the world, to the Mayday Emergency System which continues to save pilots on a regular basis.
World Leaders in the Design and Manufacture of Paragliders, Harnesses, Parachute Reserve Systems, Power Wings and Accessories for the Pilot
- 13 World Records have been set on APCO gliders
- They started out producing Hang-gliders and Ultralights in 1974
- They have sold over 30 000 gliders since 1982
- They have 3200 m2 of factory space and employ over 60 skilled workers
- APCO has dealers in more than 60 countries worldwide
- More than 12 000 000m of lines have gone into Apco gliders ... thats twice the radius of earth!