Sitta is our ultra-light hike & fly glider, that not only will be a loyal companion on many of your mountain hikings, it will also enrich your mountain flights in every way.
The Sitta is perfect for Hike & Fly enthusiasts who look for an easy, safe but also lively glider.Climbers, Mountaineers and leisure pilots will love the light weight Sitta with its small packing volume.
The unique thermal characteristics of the Aquila is also the basis for the Sitta. The combination out of the thermal profile, the simple line geometry and the feather light canopy ensures an effortless start even when weather conditions are demanding.
The Sitta does not overshoot in strong wind and is also very compact in turbulent air. The handling is extremely precise and covers therefore many pilots expectations: Either flying a nice soft glide over the valleys or playfully climbing into the thermals with other pilots.
Like all the gliders of our product range, the design of the Sitta is determined by a unique detail of the Icaro Edelweiss flower – selected to fit every gliders special characteristics and your desire to make a good impression in the sky.
You can choose your style from one of those two color options:
The Sitta can be lifted off the ground easily with only little wind, can be stopped in the zenith promptly and the start is a success. The reaction to all line inputs are direct and extremely precise. Sitta can be handled playfully; to kite up a hill is a true pleasure. Because of the accurate steering the flaring works exceptionally well and a neat landing is guaranteed.
|Sitta 18||Sitta 20||Sitta 22|
|Flat Area (m2)||18||20||22|
|Projected area (m2)||15,2||17||18,7|
|Flat span (m)||9,6||10,1||10,6|
|Projected span (m)||7,6||8||8,4|
|Flat aspect ratio||5,1||5,1||5,1|
|Projected aspect ratio||3,8||3,8||3,8|
|Carabiner distance||< 80 Kg: 38–42 cm||80–100 Kg: 42–46 cm||> 100 Kg: 46–50 cm|
|Materials||Skytex 32 / 27||Skytex 32 / 27||Skytex 32 / 27|
|Number of cells||36||36||36|
|Line geometry||3 + 1||3 + 1||3 + 1|
|Speed way (mm)||80||80||80|
|Inspected by||EAPR GmbH / Marktstr. 11 / 87730 Bad Grönenbach / Germany|
|Test reference number||—||EAPR-GS-0444/15||EAPR-GS-0445/15|
|Test regulations||EN 926-1:2006 / LTF 91/09||EN 926-2:2013 / EN 926-1:2006 / LTF 91/09 NfL 2-60-14|