HIKE
HIKE

HIKE

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$4,870.80
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HIKE Superlight Tandem

Share the passion of Hike&Fly with your passengers.

With a weight of only 5,3kg and a surface of 35m² the glider isn’t only very light, but also packs small. This is made possible 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.

 

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).

How does it fly?

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

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

 

Construction & Features

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.

Materials:

 

Materials:

  • Top sail: DOKDO-30DMF(WR) 40 grams

    Top sail: Porcher Skytex 27 classic II

  • Bottom sail: Porcher Skytex 27 classic II

  • Ribs: Porcher Skytex 27 / 32 hard

Lines:

  • Top lines: Edelrid 8000/U-130, 090

  • Middle lines: Edelrid 8000/U-130/190/230

  • Main lines: Edelrid 8000/U-190/230/360

Riser: KWANG, Korea – 3/4″ Nylon Mailons: AirDesign Softlinks (tested by ParaTest)
SIZE 35
AREA FLAT (m ²) 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 (MM) 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

Certified as Tandem and Solo glider