New podium for the King and Johannes
30. May, 2017
New rising star and Triple Seven team pilot, Johannes Baumgarten has been to traditional Hessische Meisterschaften competition in Greifenburg. With one of the best weekend where long flights have been made in the Alps, Greifenburg area provided strong conditions where pilots had to fly on bar most of the time. Johannes used the three liner Kind to its full potential landing at 3rd place overall in the en...
Hugh Miller wins the UK XC contest
7. October, 2016
Hugh Miller, a well-known pilot who tests the wings for Cross Country magazine, had a pleasure to have the King for this season. While testing its limits for the review that he made, he was able to make some astonishing flights in the UK. Avoiding all the CTR's, UK XC flying is really technical, yet Hugh made some flights of even over 200 km.
Adam and the King win the Polish XC contest
3. October, 2016
An outstanding season is behind Adam Grzech, a team pilot of Triple Seven gliders. He was one of the first to receive the King, just in time for his trip to Brasil. It was matter of days when first 400 km flight was done from Quixada. He managed to cross this mark two times leaving Brasil with breaking three Polish record flights.
Alex Happacher wins the Italian XContest
3. October, 2016
With the end of September, we get the winners of the XContest around the globe. Pilots winning the XC contests need to have special skills to overcome the fatigue of long flights, keep concentrated for long hours and take the best out of the day. Alex Happacher found his solution with the King and won the XContest in Italy with his great flights from Antholz.
Kings on the podium in XContest Austria
28. September, 2016
The XC season is coming to an end here in the northern hemisphere and the first podiums are already being occupied with the pilots flying the King gliders. In Austria, the first place was taken by a well-known pilot in his area, Peter Wallner who has been able to make three big triangles measuring from 227 km to 268 km.
Johannes on the podium with the King
29. August, 2016
The last edition of DHV newcomer challenge took place in famous Tolmin area. 47 pilots were able to fly three days in Soča valley, some of them learning new skills, some of them flying pulley to pulley to the goal. Amazing performance by Johannes Baumgarten, who flew the King for the first time in this race.
Aljaz Valic about the design of the King
5. August, 2016
Taken from an interview in Cross Country magazine. Hugh Miller raised few questions about the design that has been used in making of the King. You can read trough what Aljaz had to say about his new wing.
Klaudia Bulgakow testing the King
13. July, 2016
We made a small interview with ladies World champion from 2013, Klaudia Bulgakow. She visited us at the company and took the King for a test flight at our home mountain here in Vipava valley. Check the video to see what she had to say about it.
Cross Country magazine review of the King
11. July, 2016
Hugh Miller took the King to some of the longest flights in the UK this year, enjoying the performance and the behaviour of the King. The review is now online and available for reading ...
King and Debu breaking records in India
11. May, 2016
Debu Choudhury, a famous and great pilot from India decided to fly best EN/LTF D class wing at this moment and he already broke few records in India with it. The longest flight ever made from Bir Billing take-off took him on a long journey of 253 km.