Skywalk Spice 2

£4,798.95

The SPICE2 is pre-destined for performance-seeking cross-country hunters who like to optimize their XC gear down to the smallest detail in weight and packing size.

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Description

The SPICE2 is pre-destined for performance-seeking cross-country hunters who like to optimize their XC gear down to the smallest detail in weight and packing size. At 3.3 to 3.8 kilograms, the four sizes of the XC sportster are record-breakingly light, and the latest innovations allow you to easily access its enormous performance potential. The SPICE2 feels solid in the air and can be flown very efficiently on bar via the SPEED CONTROL, making it one of the most powerful gliders in its class.  

The wing is perfectly adapted to the needs of XC pilots who like to explore new terrain. The SPICE’s healthy balance gives you the confidence to solve tricky cross-country and bivouac flying situations at any time. 

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The SPICE2 demonstrates its balanced characteristics right at launch. While kiting, the lightweight canopy rises steadily above the pilot and develops lift quickly, which makes launching from steep or tight sites in alpine terrain much easier.  

In the air, the glider immediately conveys confidence, and the ultra-lightweight canopy provides pleasant feedback. For relaxed, fatigue-free XC flying, brake line pressure is pleasantly low and brake line travel is moderate. The glider responds directly to brake input and turns smoothly as bank angle increases. The SPICE2 is particularly pitch-stable and sits firmly in the air. This translates to an enormous performance boost, especially in turbulent conditions, and enables very efficient flying as the pilot compensates less for canopy movement around the vertical, horizontal or longitudinal axis when gliding.  

The angle of attack of the canopy can be easily and efficiently controlled in accelerated flight via the C-risers. The speed system and the SPEED CONTROL work smoothly, so you can fly fast, fatigue-free and maintain a high average speed for a long time, even in turbulence – perfect for demanding XC adventures! 

DESIGN

We have adamantly optimized the SPICE2 for lightness. At the leading edge, which is particularly stressed by UV radiation and mechanical influences, our innovative TX-Light material is used, which offers an excellent compromise between lightness and robustness. The less stressed main parts of the top and bottom sails are made of very lightweight Dominico 10D material, which offers excellent aging resistance for its extremely low weight. For the profile ribs and anchor lines, we use the proven Porcher Skytex 27g hard finish, which offers high dimensional stability at low weight. The user-friendly line concept leaves nothing to be desired for an ultra-lightweight sports class glider.  

MATERIALS

Canopy cloth

Upper surface: Dominico TX-Light / 10D

Lower surface: Dominico 10D

Ribs and Bands: Porcher Skytex 27g hard

Lines

Upper: Liros DC 60/35

Middle: Edelrid 8000-U135/90/80/70/50

Main: Liros PPSLS 180/125, PPSL 200/160

Brake: Edelrid 8000-U135/70/50, Liros DC35

Riser

Güth&Wolf 12mm Webbing (or option of Liros 6mm Dyneema)

 

TECHNICAL 

SizeXXSXSSM
Cells70707070
Area flat (m²)22,023,4324,9026,93
Area projected (m²)18,619,821,0622,8
Wingspan flat (m)11,912,312,713,2
Wingspan projected (m)9,39,69,910,3
Aspect ratio flat6,436,436,436,43
Aspect ratio projected4,644,644,644,64
min. profile depth (cm)50,351,953,555,6
max. profile depth (cm)231,3238,7246255,9
Glider weight (kg)3.33.43.63.8
Certified weight range (kg)60 – 8775 – 9785 – 10795 – 117
Recommended certified weight range (kg)65 – 8580 – 9590 – 105100 – 115
HomologationLTF/EN: CLTF/EN: CLTF/EN: CLTF/EN: C

COLOURS

Skywalk Spice 2 Red

Skywalk Spice 2 White

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