The Powerfly carabiner is approved by the DHV to be used with mono and tandem paragliders. Rated to 26 KN each. They are sold as a pair.
The Powerfly carabiner needs to be changed after 1,500 hours in flight. (500 hours for Parafly aluminum carabiners)
The carabiner must not be used and must be replaced if:
– the gate will not close or secure itself on its own
– there is evidence of damage (cracks, distortion etc) which indicates potential failures
– the carabiner has been overheated or overloaded
– the total flight time of 1,500 hours has been exceeded