APOLLO 2

This is a Sport Glider

Design

The new high-performance, high-B cross-country wing. It offers sporty spirit and comfortable, safe flying. Sky were focussing on maximum speed, performance and glide with the design of the Apollo 2, without compromising on safety. It has 55 cells, an aspect ratio of 5.59 and is made from Skytex 32 with 38 on the leading edge.

Pilot target

A higher performance which pilots will appreciate in long-distance flights over the valleys where the speed and headwind penetration is needed; Highly efficient thermalling which is a real piece of cake as it is not tiring and APOLLO 2 cores the thermals very naturally;

Glider Details

 

We believe that safety is essential for all airborne activities. But being safe should not limit your performance, your competitive spirit and your determination to fly XC flights. APOLLO 2 is not created as a compromise between safety and performance but rather as the synergy between sporty spirit and comfortable, safe flying.

Why do pilots like APOLLO 2?

  • EN/LTF B certified glider with a lot of passive safety;
  • Very easy take-off and that helps to discover the places off the principal and populated meadows;
  • A higher performance which pilots will appreciate in long-distance flights over the valleys where the speed and headwind penetration is needed;
  • Highly efficient thermalling which is a real piece of cake as it is not tiring and APOLLO 2 cores the thermals very naturally;
  • The wing is very compact and even we the performance is there, it is still very comfortable glider;
  • Very light wing (4.25 kg in M size) produced in 5 sizes to fit best your take-off weight.

The main distinctive features are:

  • Three line plan minimises the drag and helps the pilots sorting out the lines and the pre-flight check a piece of cake.
  • LEO (Leading Edge Optimization) design ensures that the composite nose is highly structured and formed yet remains light and allows pilots very easy take offs even under challenging conditions.
  • The unique blend of Hypalon, nylon rods and mylar support the nose with perfect tension and minimises the tendencies to collapses.
  • The Triple 3D cut; two upper surface cuts and one lower, ensure the cleanest of curves to the foil. The end result is a highly efficient profile with excellent internal pressure values throughout the speed range that remains simple to launch, highly durable and yet simple to pack.
  • Proven three and a half rows and three-risers line concept with split A-risers for more comfortable ears.

Each glider is delivered with:

  • EYRIE L backpack. Well cushioned back, shoulder and waist parts for more comfort. Conveniently placed pockets. Internal retaining strap.
  • T-shirt SKY TEAM. In Sky, a T-shirt gets as much attention as a paraglider. T-shirts are designed, cut, sewn and printed by us, in our manufacturing facility in the Czech Republic. They are made of cotton and bamboo fibres for comfort and durability.
  • SKY SLIM BAG SL. We realise that easy packing at the end of a good flight is essential to finish off the day in good spirits. Sky Slim makes it as easy and as simple as possible and the bag offers the ability to pack compact if desired. 
  • Handy kit – a glider repair kit for quick repairs. It contains a versatile tool and self-adhesive SKYTEX.
  • USB flash drive with manuals and a choice of Sky Paragliders photos and videos.

 

Size: XS – Take of Weight: 50-70 Kg

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Size: S – Take of Weight: 64-81 Kg

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Size: M – Take of Weight: 74-94 Kg

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Size: L – Take of Weight: 85-108 Kg

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Size: XL – Take of Weight: 99-125 Kg

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Delivery times may vary based on product availability and inventory. Cannot confirm the price of an item until after your order is placed. Pricing errors/not updated may occur. We reserve the right to cancel any orders containing pricing errors, with no further obligations to you.

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Take a look at those videos

Take a peek inside this video where you may see the behaviour of this glider performing several extreme flying figures.

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Video 1 from Sky Paragliders  

 

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