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glider to beginn with??

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glider to beginn with??

Submitted by schrotto

 

i want to start speedflying, foot launching only. the question is what speedflyer should i get? bobcat, bullet, spitfire? wheres the difference, which one is better? other ideas?
and what size? i am about 70 kg naked.
thanks

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kitesurfa

Submitted by schrotto

 

thanks for the info and the offer but i live in austria... ill make the paragliding licens and decide then

 

kitesurfa

Submitted by AidenBullet09

 

To be honest mate get in touch with Mark at Zen speedflyers he will teach you and hook you up with a Speedwing i started on a Bobcat 16.5m and now fly a Ozone Bullet 12m

Whereabouts do you live?
if your near myslef i dont mind doing some Ground handling with you and get you in the air after a few hours of that...

Aiden

 

kitesurfa

Submitted by TimC

 

At the start, especially with your experience you will struggle to notice a difference between the different wings. I learnt on a sunglider david 16 and it flies nearly identically to the spitfire 15. I found that starting on a 16 was great, with trims on both the front and rear risers meant you can fly it in nearly any weather and at a wide range of speeds. hope this helps dude!

kitesurfa

Submitted by schrotto

 

i have no experience yet, but i`ll make the paragliding basic cours in a few weeks. so what size the spitfire would make sense? i have good training possibilitys around, so i can increase the level of difficulty slowly.
thanks

 

kitesurfa

Submitted by Anonymous
 

Hy, this all depents a lot on how much experience do you have in paragliding and where you like to fly.
For Safty Reasons i can only tell you, that the bobcat is quite a difficult wing to fly. The easiest is the Bullet XT 16, but also the most boring one. The Spitfire offers the biggest range in terms of speed. It is easy to fly on half speed, and quite fast with open trim! Great for Swooping! cheers Beni Kälin