17. October, 2016
Our Team-Pilot Tim-Patrick Meyer has won the Sports Class of the German XC-Cup 2016 on his Rook 2. The XC-Cup is a regional online competition in the western part of Germany with more than 650 registered pilots this year. Flights have to be launched inside a defined area of 300 x 300 km (roughly the size of Portugal) and the best three flights of the season count for the final result.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
31. May, 2016
Young and long time Triple Seven team pilot, has been devoting his life in past years strictly to our loving sport. In winter he is flying tandems in Nepal and in summer he is competing around Europe visiting podiums on many occasions. This year, he switched to the King just two weeks before the Junior
30. May, 2016
Our team pilot Alex Hapacher is leading the OLC contest in Italy with his King. Amazing flights being done in northern Italy made his way to astonishing 100 points lead before the second place. His flights stretch from 246 km to 285 km showing the potential of the King as an XC machine. We would
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.
20. April, 2016
Hugh Miller, well-known pilot, a test pilot for Cross Country magazine is giving the King a proper test with proper flying. On 17th of April, he used the skies over England and pushed the King to 200 km mark. Here is what he had to say about the flight: The King was relaxing to fly