Icaro Upright Connector (Or adapter)
This aluminium part fits against the stop ferrule in continuous front to rear rigging that is often fitted to Icaro and A-I-R hang gliders.
In conjuntion with the stop ferrule on the lower front to rear rigging iIt prevents the bottom of the upright from moving along the wire. It also connects the plastic upright end fitting to the upright.
When and upright is bent it is not unusual to damage this component as well.
They are simple to change.