Horizon EN-B

On to new horizons!

The HORIZON sets new standards as a solid and elegant wing in the middle section of the B-Class! It is designed to get you higher, faster and further!

Its agility convinces in its entirety – the compact, direct handling and precise feedback let you feel and use the thermals in the best possible way. In addition, good speed and outstanding gliding performance make the HORIZON the ideal wing, with which you can practice cross country flying or ambitiously complete your XC tracks without sacrificing the passive safety of the B category.

HORIZON: Powerful and uncomplicated

Powerful and uncomplicated, the HORIZON convinces as an enjoyable thermal and excellent cross country wing. No matter how far away your destination is, it will bring you forward and closer to the horizon …

Easy start-up with a clear line setup with three main lines and the reliable rising ability of the canopy, bring you safely into the air and your flight can begin relaxed.

In the thermals, the sporty wing can be turned harmoniously; it reacts directly and climbs incredibly efficiently, making the way to the cloud base almost easy. With its precise feedback, you can also feel the turbulence and stay active.

Cross country wing with comfortable safety support

The sharknose construction has improved flight characteristics and stability even at high speeds, making the HORIZON an ideal cross country wing. It is also pleasant to fly fully accelerated and with nice control over the C-risers; the excellent gliding performance gives you confidence in going away. The glider reacts moderately to disturbances and is well manageable.

The HORIZON has all technical features as well as a durable material mix, that combines all good features of a cross country wing with a comfortable safety support.

That makes it the ideal combination – for the pilot on the XC improvement to the experienced cross country flyer – with the HORIZON you reach every horizon.

HORIZON 55608085100120
Recommended Start weight * 60-70 kg60-85 kg80-95 kg85-105 kg100-120 kg120-140 kg
Extended Start weight **60-80 kg60-95 kg80-110 kg85-115 kg100-130 kg120-150 kg
Flat area 23 m²25,5 m²28,5 m²30 m²31,5 m²35 m²
Projected area 19,119 m²21,197 m²23,691 m²24,938 m²26,184 m²29,51 m²
Flat wingspan 10,724 m11,292 m11,937 m12,247 m12,55 m13,323 m
Projected wingspan 8,273 m8,711 m9,209 m9,449 m9,682 m10,278 m
Flat AR 555555
Projected AR 3,583,583,583,583,583,58
Chord: center / wingtip 2,550 m / 0,721 m2,686 m / 0,769 m2,849 m / 0,805 m2,913 m / 0,823 m3,008 m / 0,850 m3,186 m / 0,901 m
V-trim ~ 37-39 km/h~ 37-39 km/h~ 37-39 km/h~ 37-39 km/h~ 37-39 km/h~ 37-39 km/h
V-max 52 + km/h52 + km/h52 + km/h52 + km/h52 + km/h52 + km/h
Bridle height 6,649 m7,001 m7,401 m7,593 m7,781 m8,26 m
Nr. of cells 363636363636
Glider weight 3,45 kg3,75kg3,95 kg4,25kg4,55 kg4,85 kg
Bridle length 243 m256 m269 m279 m286 m304 m
Line diameter 0,95 / 1,2 / 1,65 /
1,8 / 2,0 mm
0,95 / 1,2 / 1,65 /
1,8 / 2,0 mm
0,95 / 1,2 / 1,65 /
1,8 / 2,0 mm
0,95 / 1,2 / 1,65 /
1,8 / 2,0 mm
0,95 / 1,2 / 1,65 /
1,8 / 2,0 mm
0,95 / 1,2 / 1,65 /
1,8 / 2,0 mm
Speed system / trimmer Yes / No Yes / No Yes / No Yes / No Yes / No Yes / No
Certification No. EAPR-GS-0665/17EAPR-GS-0666/17EAPR-GS-0667/17EAPR-GS-0668/17EAPR-GS-0669/17EAPR-GS-0670/17

* Recommended start weight
** Extended start weight (pilot, glider, equipment)

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