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by Nova

For many years the MENTOR series has been synonymous with top performance in the EN B class. The MENTOR 6 continues this tradition, complementing the strengths of its predecessors with innovations that enhance its performance even more. Broaden your horizons with the master in its class.

Inner values. 

What makes the MENTOR 6 so special is the increased accelerated glide, smooth trailing edge, new risers, durable but lightweight cloth, aerodynamically optimised 3D-shaped seams and an intuitive handling with less brake pressure. We decided not to place any limitations on our ambition and have added many detailed solutions which are completely new to the EN B class. A sports intermediate for cross-country and fun flying, the MENTOR 6 will help you to reach your goals faster - especially when accelerated. The Thermik magazine puts it this way in its test report: "Thanks to its extraordinary feedback in upper speed-range, the wing virtually invites 8- to 10-hour XC-flights, while the pilot pushes the bar uncompromisingly and achieves very high average speed – the ultimate XC-machine!

The MENTOR promise. 

Maintaining the same aspect ratio and high degree of passive safety, in comparison to the MENTOR 5 we have been able to improve the glide performance and the handling. We were able to achieve both with the use of innovative features such as Zig-Zag 3D-Shaping, the innovative Mini-Rib Vector Tape, Double-B Splits and newly designed risers. The MENTOR 6 handling is very intuitive, it has pleasantly light brake pressure and when circling in a thermal it is both teacher and a wing you can really crank in. The design work on this glider covered the minutest detail but we still recognised the bigger picture: a reworked curvature and a smooth trailing edge when braking give the MENTOR 6 the final polish.

Smart details. 

Often it is the small changes which have a big impact on the satisfaction we have with a paraglider. On the MENTOR 6 we used internal mini-rib seams and improved cloth to ensure the wing is more resilient and durable when it is in contact with the ground. Another added bonus are the Ronstan ball bearing pulleys on the speed-system, which reduce the effort when accelerating. Additionally, the differentiated A3 riser transmission ensures an optimised wing twist in accelerated flight which makes the wing more stable.

Technical data

  Dimension XXS Light XS S M L
Number of cells   59
Projected span m 8,5 8,9 9,4 9,8 10,2
Projected area 18,2 20,2 22,2 24,2 26,2
Projected aspect ratio   3,9
Flat span m 10,8 11,4 11,9 12,4 13,0
Flat area 21,5 23,8 26,2 28,5 30,9
Flat aspect ratio   5,43
Line diameter mm 0,7 / 0,8 / 1,0 / 1,2 / 1,3
Line length m 6,4 6,7 7,1 7,4 7,7
Total line length m 235 248 260 271 282
Max. chord m 2,46 2,59 2,71 2,83 2,95
Min. chord m 0,44 0,47 0,49 0,51 0,53
Weight kg 3,55 4,8 5,05 5,3 5,55
Recommended take off weight kg 60-80 70-90 80-100 90-110 100-130
Certification (EN/LTF)   B B B B B