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Spitfire 2 Plus

Spitfire 2 Plus

Regular price $1,616.00
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The Spitfire 2 Plus is a sophisticated speed rider, based on the basic concept for the previous version. It has direct and uncompromising handling and feels completely at home on the powder slopes of European mountains. The new, very lightweight and robust 15dtex fabric reduces any canopy sluggishness, thus making control behaviour more intuitive and precise. This allows pilots to focus entirely on their line even in difficult terrain.

Swing have also optimized operation of the reworked riser with new trimmer design and improved feel. All in all, these changes result in simplified handling for pilots and allow safe and rapid adjustment to the glide angle even in thick winter gloves.

With its new fabric and optimised riser, the Spitfire 2 Plus is intended once again for all passionate speed riding pilots who don’t want to make any compromises on their big day.

Product highlights:

• Unmatched large range between glide and very steep dive
• Very straightforward launch behaviour, even in deep powder snow
• Direct and uncompromising handling through short lines for maximum canopy feedback and crisp barrel rolls
• Reduced canopy inertia thanks to the new very lightweight 15dtex canopy fabric. The canopy remains stable above the pilot even in deep powder snow and follows without hesitation on tight turns
• Extended control travel, thus making it optimised for speed riding, with exponential increase in pressure against stalls and simple control even in rugged terrain
• High canopy stability in steep dives and turbulence
• Optimised design with 3 line levels for less line resistance and straightforward ground handling
• High energy conversion even at low speed
• 3D shaping for perfect profile accuracy and sail tension
• New optimised riser with better feel, safe and easy to use, even with thick gloves
• Completely new 2019 design in 3 colour schemes

Target pilot: The Spitfire 2 Plus is intended for pilots focussed on speed riding and uncompromising swooping fans, who are also wanting to launch without skis from time to time.

Sizes 13 and 15 are best suited for novice pilots and training. With these sizes, the dampened and forgiving handling is a great help during the learning curve.

Features

Specifications

• Sizes: Comp*, 8.5, 9.5, 11, 13, 15
• Shock and load test: ✓, ✓, ✓, ✓, ✓, ✓
• Cells: 21, 21, 21, 21, 17, 17
• Wing area (m²): 8, 8.5, 9.5, 11, 13, 15
• Wing area projected (m²): 6.7, 7.3, 8,4, 9.7, 11.6, 13.4
• Wing span (m): 5.0, 5.2, 5,5, 5.9, 6.4, 69
• Projected wing span (m); 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, 4.9, 5.4, 5.8
• Aspect ratio: 3.2
•Projected aspect ratio: 2.4, 2.4, 2.4, 2.4, 2.5, 2.5
•Glider weight (kg): 1.65, 1.75, 1.97, 2.06, 2.26, 2.49

*Only available for SWING Speedflying Team Members or on recommendation from an SST Member

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