I can come back now on that statement I made about the lack of flutter on the 10 and 12 Alpha.
The first 2 sessions were very light winds even dying to zero, and during these sessions the common flutter feature did not appear, strange as I have had 4 different brands of one strut kites over 2 years and the others fluttered a lot.
As of now have had 6 more sessions on the 12 alpha, 3 of those sessions were in stiff winds, where at times I was overpowered to the point of being lifted off the water in the gusts,
In these winds I noticed a little flutter in the loops, but this I put down to sheeting out a lot to reduce the power in the turns, but once I was sailing normally with normal pressure flowing over the kite, the flutter stopped, even parking it overhead the back edge stayed stable, and the large single strut kept the main canopy stable.
So you can make the kite flutter if you take it out in winds outside its optimum range,
but the flutter is not intrusive and not felt through the bar,
Coming off my 10 and 12 Reo's I have definitely noticed that at times the kite feels a tad slower, not a lot but definitely a little slower,
the upsides though are worth the small loss,
this is truly a great light wind Foil kite, with amazing super light wind easy relaunch, with over head stability in near zero wind (great hover capability)
the 10 is also a gem in the light stuff with the added bonus of being superb in overpowering conditions as well, the range is really good.
At one of my local spots with a lagoon available at low tide but with a very very long walk to get to it, I packed my 10 Alpha and 7 reo for the trek to the water,
I was confident the 10 had the range to allow such a big gap, as it turned out the 10 was up to the job,
the slower turning feature compared to the 10 Reo was hardly noticeable, but the much lighter feel and user friendliness was.
I love the way it packs down so small into its little stuff bag,(reminds me of my 9 mtr Ozone Hyperlink I had last year)
It's funny that my 10 alpha weighs less than my 7mtr Reo, which itself is a light kite.
I have not tried these Alpha kites on my twin tip to see if they work well, I hope they work better than my big Fone breeze kites which were appalling for Ttip use.
( before I bought them I was warned that the 15mtr was for the foil only, )