FOR AIRSTYLER AND FOILER
The SONIC sets new standards as a high performance and gives you an extremely gripping flight feeling. The manifest dream of every kite expert, the balance of biting aggressiveness and fine control, equipped with FLYSURFER power that is addictive. Sporty, fast and fascinating, designed to defy the laws of physics.
The most powerful FLYSURFER product ever.
The high-performance SONIC line continues its success story and immediately unleashes pure joy with every foil kite freak. Our team has bundled their know-how from the Foil-Racing Kite VMG and the outstanding all-rounder SOUL in one product and developed a freerider of superlatives.
The fusion of both lines creates a true high performance with breathtaking hangtime and the huge, typical FLYSURFER application with a brilliant low end. The new generation has 55 cells, an aspect ratio of 6.6 - 7.2, the profile of the VMG and influences of the popular SOUL handling. Power transmission has been decisively improved by accessable and controllable performance with excellent depower. The SONIC has made the biggest step in terms of safety and has a significantly better start and restart behavior, an optimized bilge system and increased stability in the limit area. To complete the package, the SONIC receives all the longevity features of a FLYSURFER Foil-Kite, starting with PMA's, through the Long Mixer Test, the LCL's,
The SONIC is the jumping machine for the medium wind range and the ultimate hydrofoil kite for high-performance enthusiasts, a grandiose hangtime kite for aerialists and everyone who always wanted to be on the water when friends heat up the crickets.
Why the SONIC?
The jumping machine for medium winds up to a maximum of 25 knots. The ultimate light wind kite for foiling. The SONIC is clearly tailored to the hooked-in style and convinces with hangtime, altitude and driving speed to make as many jumps per session. The design underlines the high aspect ratio and gives the wing a sporty character.
SONIC vs SOUL
The SONIC needs an experienced kiter who is skilled in handling foil kites. It overflows more and is more difficult to start and restart than the SOUL. The jumping performance, running up and turning is better in a direct comparison of sizes 18/15.
The SOUL is more docile and sits deeper in the wind window, has significantly more stability in strong winds and offers a higher level of user-friendliness and a better relaunch overall. The products are clearly separated from one another and tailored to the skill levels.
Recommended flying line length
For the twin tip we recommend 20-23m flying lines. The kite can be flown from 12-17m lines on the hydrofoil.
Why is there no smaller SONIC?
For safety reasons, we clearly recommend our SOUL & STOKE product lines for high winds. The high aspect ratio is extremely demanding in strong winds and can lead to dangers.
SPC (smart performance construction)
The combination of lightweight construction, durability and optimal power distribution. The top and bottom sail consists of 32 g / m² X-Light, the front edge of 44 g / m² DLX + cloth. The X-Light makes the construction stiffer and improves the feedback and the even pull of the kite. The DLX + increases the service life and protects against abrasion. The elaborate inner structure made of ribs and bands with reinforced suspension points distributes the load evenly over the entire wing. The Little Connection Lines (LCL) serve as a predetermined breaking point and facilitate the replacement of the bridle lines. All components of the SONIC are designed for maximum performance on any terrain.
ADS (automatic drainage system)
safety plays a central role in the development of our products. The automatic drainage system is an important part of your trust in the soft kite system. The interior and material selection of a FLYSURFER kite is optimized to absorb as little water as possible and to ensure a relaxed restart in the event of a long splash. This feature sets us apart from the competition, allows you to launch in deep water and gives you the confidence to relaunch our kites in the lightest breeze.
Maintenance - Long mixer test
The long mixer test can be carried out by comparing the lengths of the marked bridle lines with the front and back main (see line plan) in order to compensate for deviations on the scales via the mixer. After intensive use, adjustments should be made to maintain the performance of the product.
PMA (profile momentum adjuster)
The flight characteristics of the kite can be strongly influenced with the PMAs. The stability, turning and asymmetries can be changed or compensated for quickly and efficiently. The PMAs are sewn onto five ribs on the B-plane on the left and right wingspan. Reach into the air intakes to reach a small knot ladder on the top and bottom sail of the kite. By shortening the node conductor, the profile momentum can be adjusted or asymmetry can be compensated. We recommend the help of a FLYSURFER sales partner to make adjustments.
The individual levels of the kite are controlled by the mixer with different ratios and thus influence the angle of attack and the profile curvature. It is also adjustable to compensate for the stretching or shortening of lines and to ensure long-term use.
MPI (max pressure air intake)
The Max Pressure Air Intake integrated into the leading edge and ensures maximum dynamic pressure in our FLYSURFER Foil Kites. The quick filling during the start is necessary to get full control over the kite as early as possible.
SONIC3 9 11 13 15 18
color Rust ambergris Steel blue SpareMiNT Lime
Area (projected) 7.52 m² 9.19 m² 10.86 m² 12.53 m² 15.46 m²
Aspect ratio 6.6 6.8 6.9 7.1 7.2
Cells 55 55 55 55 55
Depth of the profile (cm) 142 155 167 177 195
Flat wing span (cm) 771 865 947 1032 1154
Weight = canopy + complete bridle + mixer (kg) 1.94 2.24 2.56 2.82 3.36
Recommended barsize 50 50 50 50/60 60
Wind range (knots) 9-25 7-23 6-20 5-18 5-16
scope of delivery
1x SONIC kite only
1x SONIC Light Bag
1x UNIVERSAL kite bag
1x kite safety guide
1x BALLAST bag
1x repair kit
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