Our gliders and products are results driven by our own passion – same with the HIKE. The HIKE enables you to share the emotions of hike&fly with others.

Finally you can take your girl-friend, wife, friend with you and let them feel the sensation of a flight after a hike-up.

 
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With a weight of only 5,3kg and a surface of 35m² the glider also packs small due to a simple construction of just 38 cells. The materials used are durable and light. At the leading edge we chose the well-proven D30 from Dominico. At other less stressed areas we use the Porcher Skytex 27 classic II with double coating. This material makes the glider light and small to pack. The ribs are a combination of Skytex 32 or 27, depending on the strength required All lines are unsheathed to save weight. 

As the HIKE is very light, take-off is very easy. Only little effort is required to rise the wing from the ground, and the lifting-off is also as easy. Even in non-perfect conditions the glider inflates and rises well.

The handling is very agile and precise. With just a small brake input the HIKE turns into thermals and the glider remains centered almost automatically. The handling is 100% fun. 

Even with lower loadings the HIKE is agile, responsive and fast. So flying with children is great fun.

The combination of the ease of flying and glide performance are comparable with  solo-wings in the mid EN-B range.

When landing the HIKE flairs very well. Even in zero-wind conditions and with heavy loadings it is possible to land on the spot (flairing technique required).

 

Here you will find the nearest Dealer

 

HIKE is produced in SUPERLIGHT version only and in colour scheme LITE. Of course it is possible to order individual colour combinations.

The SuperLight edition can be customised with a different colour leading edge and design stripes. 
The main top and bottom surface is offered in white.

To get a quote and estimated delivery time for your custom colour simply copy and email the linkof the colourpicker to your local distributor.

 

 

Certified as Tandem and Solo glider

SIZE 35
AREA FLAT (m²) 35,27
AREA PROJECTED (m²) 29,57
SPAN FLAT (m) 13,35
SPAN PROJECTED (m) 10,52
ASPECT RATIO FLAT 5,05
ASPECT RATIO PROJ. 3,74
CELLS 38
TOTAL LINE LENGTH 359
TOTAL LINES 222
LINE DIAMETERS 0.8/1/1.1/1.3/1.5/1.7
WEIGHT (kg) 5,3
V-TRIM/V-MAX (km/h) 33/36/40 / +6
LTF/EN CATEGORY B
TAKE OFF WEIGHT (kg) 110-180

 

Sail:

  • Top Sail: DOKDO-30DMF(WR) 40 Gramm 

  • Top Sail white:Porcher Marine Skytex 27 – 29 gramms

  • Bottom Sail: Porcher Marine Skytex 27 – 29 gramms

  • Ribs: Porcher Marine Skytex 32 and 27 hard – 32 and 26 gramms

 

Lines:

  • Top lines: Edelrid 8000/U-130 and 090
  • Middle lines: Edelrid 8000/U-130/190/230
  • Main lines: Edelrid 8000/U-190/230/360
       Riser: 25mm Polyester webbing/13mm Kevlar reinforced        Maillons: 4,3mm JOO-TECH/Korea 

 

Registry of product

Nachprüfanweisung - Service Instructions

 

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Glider
AirDesign AirPack Light
riser bag
AirDesign glider bag (Size S)
speed bar
Folder including manual (USB-stick), repair kit and AirDesign stickers
surprise present

Spreaderbar SL 

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