Advance ALPHA 4 HIKE (PAST MODEL)
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Model Status: Past model
EN Certification: EN B
LTF Certification: LTF 1-2
ALPHA 4 HIKE
Lightweight Mountain Bivouac Paraglider
The Alpha 4 Hike is the latest Lightweight / Mountain / Bivouac paragliding wing from Advance.
As a lightweight version of the ALPHA 4 the HIKE offers the hiker, trekker, traveller or quite simply the weight-conscious pilot a genuine alternative in the lower Intermediate range - and it makes flying even simpler.
Light weight thanks to an ideal mix of materials:
- New Skytex 27 g/m2 fabric for the top and bottom wing surface
- New Skytex 40 g/m2 for the leading edge and ribs
- Light, specially coated lines
- Narrow risers
- Compact and lightweight backpack
Dynamic with good performance
Compared with the ALPHA 4 the HIKE can use a higher takeoff weight, so that it can be flown with a smaller wing area. In addition it has thinner lines. Both of these features give it slightly more dynamic flight characteristics and markedly better performance, but the degree of passive safety is unchanged.
Advance Alpha 4 Hike > User Manual Supplement
Here you can download the user manual supplement as a pdf format:
User Manual ALPHA 4 (1.0 MB)
ALPHA 4 HIKE supplement (1.0 MB)
The ALPHA 4 HIKE has been granted LTF 1-2 and EN Certification. This approval applies to all sizes of the ALPHA 4 HIKE in unaccelerated and accelerated flight.
Advance Alpha 4 Hike > Sizes & Weight Ranges
Here below are the sizes and weight ranges for the Advance Alpha 4 Hike...
|Size||All-Up Weight Range
|Alpha 4 Hike 23||55 -95 Kg|
|Alpha 4 Hike 25||65 - 105 Kg|
|Alpha 4 Hike 28||78 - 125 Kg|
Advance Alpha 4 Hike > Colours
The HIKE version is normally produced of lightweight materials in two production colours only:
|EN Certification||EN B|
|LTF Certification||LTF 1-2|
|Model Status||Past model|