Europe Sails Hyper

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Hyper
Role Hang glider
National origin Austria
Manufacturer Europe Sails
Status Production completed
Unit cost
3963 (2003)

The Europe Sails Hyper is an Austrian high-wing, single-place, hang glider that was designed and produced by Europe Sails.[1]

Design and development[edit]

The Hyper was produced in the early 2000s, in one size only, with a wing area of 13.9 m2 (150 sq ft).[1]

The aircraft is made from aluminum tubing, with the wing covered in Dacron sailcloth. Its 10.2 m (33.5 ft) span wing has a nose angle of 132° and an aspect ratio of 7.5:1. The design sold for 3963 in 2003.[1]

Specifications (Hyper)[edit]

Data from Bertrand[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Wingspan: 10.2 m (33 ft 6 in)
  • Wing area: 13.9 m2 (150 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 7.5:1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Bertrand, Noel; Rene Coulon; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2003-04, page 43. Pagefast Ltd, Lancaster OK, 2003. ISSN 1368-485X