NOVA - ION 5 light

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The ION 5 Light combines a low weight, with the stunning characteristics of its heavier brother: outstanding glide, precise and agile handling and an exceptional climbing performance. Its light weight and forthcoming launch behaviour make the ION 5 Light an excellent companion both in the air and on the ground.

INFORMATION FROM MANUFACTURER WEBSITE

 

A light, high-tech wing. 

Structurally optimised slots in the wing's interior, high-quality lightweight materials and slim risers allowed a weight reduction of 800 g compared to the ION 5.

The canopy construction uses mainly the latest generation of the Porcher Skytex 27 light cloth. The double-sided coating of this cloth provides the same proven UV resistance as current standard cloths that are significantly heavier.

 

Performance included.

On launch the lightweight wing impresses with its good-natured take off behaviour. In flight, the precise and agile handling allows an easy entry into thermals and facilitates an intuitive flying style. The canopy provides clear feedback that is easy to understand, making it a pleasant companion for beginner and experienced pilots alike. The performance in glide across the entire speed-range is well above its predecessor the ION 4. It is the combination of these features that make the ION 5 Light a good choice for long but relaxed cross-country flights.

 

One wing for all occasions. 

The ION 5 Light is a glider for all occasions: whether it is a long thermal flight, a hike & fly adventure or simply soaring with friends. The ION 5 Light supports you in achieving your goals whilst giving you the peace of mind of a wing with a high degree of passive safety.

Target Group

 

The ION 5 Light is suitable for a wide spectrum of pilots. On the one hand, it offers a high degree of passive safety and is therefore suitable for the use in most flying schools. On the other hand, the glider has impressive performance, which makes the ION 5 Light a wing for every occasion: fun to fly but with inspiring climbing capabilities and an agile handling. The wing is suitable for talented beginners as well as experienced pilots with cross-country ambitions. From each ION generation to the next, the demands on the pilot have remained the same. The ION 5 Light stays true to its low-end EN B roots whilst offering the performance of a cross-country machine. 


TECHNICAL DATA

XXXS

XXS

XS

S

M

L

Number of cells

51

Projected span

7,75

8,07

8,50

8,90

9,29

9,66

Projected area

16,86

18,52

20,51

22,49

24,51

26,52

Projected aspect ratio

3,52

Flat span

10,18

10,67

11,20

11,74

12,26

12,74

Flat area

20,00

22,06

24,31

26,69

29,12

31,44

Flat aspect ratio

5,16

Line diameter

0,7 / 0,8 / 1,0 /1,2 / 1,3

Line length

5,95

6,24

6,57

6,87

7,17

7,46

Total line length

203

215

227

239

248

259

Max. chord

2,44

2,57

2,70

2,82

2,95

3,05

Min. chord

0,45

0,47

0,50

0,52

0,54

0,56

Weight

3,1

3,35

3,6

3,85

4,1

4,3

Recommended take off weight

50-70*

55-80

70-90

80-100

90-110

100-130

Certification (EN/LTF)

B

B

B

B

B

B

*certified from 50-80kg with EN B.
SertifikācijaEN B

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