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Supair BIRDY

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Model Status: Current model

EN Certification: EN A

LTF Certification: LTF A

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SUPAR-AILBIRDY
Fitting between the EONA 3 and LEAF 2 / LEAF 2 LIGHT, the BIRDY is the 'Swiss Army Knife' of the Supair paraglider range.

Technical data

Size XS S M M-L L
Flying weight range (kg) 50-70 65-85 80-105 90-115 105-130
Flat area (m²) 21.25 23.6 26.5 28.3 30.5
Projected area (m²) 18.03 20.2 22.48 24.01 25.88
Flat aspect ratio 4.95 4.95 4.95 4.95 4.95
Projected Aspect Ratio 3.68 3.68 3.68 3.68 3.68
Number of cells 44 44 44 44 44
Span (m) 10.25 10.81 11.45 11.83 12.28
Projected span (m) 8.11 8.55 9.06 9.36 9.72
Chord (m) 2.54 2.68 2.84 2.93 3.05
Glider weight (kg) 3.30 3.84 4.20 4.40 4.60
Certification EN/LTF A A A A A
Number of risers 3 3 3 3 3

Colours

Colours: Honey (orange-yellow), Lilac (purple-pink), Topaz (blue-green).

Supair BIRDY colours

Package

  • Wing BIRDY
  • Trek Backpack 90/110
  • Compact Case
  • Speed bar
  • User manual (USB)
  • Repair kit

BIRDY: the Swiss army knife

A versatile, fun and safe glider.

  • Category: EN A
  • Weight (size M): 4.2 kg

The key word during the design of the Birdy was "versatility". Intended primarily to be the first acquisition of a pilot leaving school, its program is not limited to that.

Thanks to an assembly of different materials – depending on the areas of the wing – the Birdy is both light and compact without compromising its hold over time. High unsheathed lines and a "performance oriented" design "make the Birdy a top wing in its class.

An intuitive and fun turn will allow the pilot to progress quickly and have fun in the air.

Features

Piloting

  • Beginners and leisure pilots
  • Foot launch or tow launch

Equipment

  • Ergonomic risers
  • Sharknose
  • Nitinol on big openings
  • Low-friction rings
  • Smart mini-ribs
  • Big-ears kit
  • Wingtip cleaning system
  • Removable C-steering kit

Materials

Wing

  • Outer surface fabric: Dominico D30 soft, Dominico D20 soft
  • Inner surface fabric: Porcher Sport Skytex 27 g/m² soft
  • Walls fabric: MJTec 32 g/m² hard finish, Porcher Sport Skytex 27 g/m² hard finish
  • Reinforcements fabric: Porcher Sport

Lines

  • Upper and intermediate lines: Edelrid
  • Lower lines: Edelrid

Certification

  • Norme EN 926 – 1 et 2 et LTF 91/09 – Class A

Pilot feedback

"I had the chance to try out this magnificent wing for a short two-day bivouac flight from Annecy to Les Bauges. The Birdy really blew me away.

There is little wind and yet the glider rises on its own and does not overfly me. Three steps and I'm already in the air.

I'm used to flying more technical gliders. Now I feel like I'm rediscovering the paragliding of my early days with the performance and the speed… it's crazy!

The conditions are quite strong but the glider remains ultra calm, I am super serene. I spend most of the early part of the flight taking photos and videos. I am not in active flight mode and yet the glider is doing its job.

My friends have taken off a few minutes before me and I have to catch up with them. I push the speedbar and I'm surprised to see that the glide doesn't degrade too much. It's really not bad.

In thermals it's very easy. The glider doesn't pitch too much, the turn is very intuitive and the brakes are really light. In the very small cores I am unbeatable with this new toy. It turns in place and I can really centre the lift.

We cross the lake and head for the Roc des Boeufs. I can compare my glide with the guns around me and frankly the Birdy has nothing to be ashamed of. It's just crazy to have such an easy glider with really good performance.

We spend the afternoon touring around the massif and decide to land on a summit at the end of the day. The approach is easy and the low speeds very safe. I landed like a flower on a tiny piece of grass. It would have been much more technical with my competition glider.

In the evening I fall asleep by the fire and we fly back the next day in the first thermals that come out on the East faces.

This wing seems to me to be ideal for pilots who are looking for a safe compromise but who want to have some great flights. It’s a great machine, with great potential for great adventures and offers unprecedented passive safety and tranquillity."

- Tom De Dorlodot

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ConditionNew
EN CertificationEN A
LTF CertificationLTF A
Shipping DetailsWhen in stock, UK approx 2-5 workdays, other countries see shipping page
Model StatusCurrent model