The Independent was introduced in 2003 as a "topless" competition design, lacking a kingpost and top rigging. It is available in two sizes.
The aircraft is made from a combination of 7075 aluminum tubing and carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer, with the wing covered in 170g Dacron sailcloth. The wing nose angle is 132°. The wing features carbon fibre tips to smooth airflow and improve handling. The model number indicates the approximate wing area in square meters.
Small sized model with a wing area of 13 m2 (140 sq ft) and a wing span of 10 m (32.8 ft). The pilot hook-in weight range is 56 to 90 kg (123.5 to 198.4 lb). This model sold for €5084 in 2003.
Large sized model with a wing area of 14.3 m2 (154 sq ft) and a wing span of 10.35 m (34.0 ft). The pilot hook-in weight range is 75 to 110 kg (165.3 to 242.5 lb). This model sold for €5168 in 2003.