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11.03.14  Richard Pethigal and Tomoko Uno won the PWC Mina de Clavero
Richard Pethigal and Tomoko Uno won the PWC Mina de Clavero

Big congratulations to Richard Pethigal (Icepeak 7 Pro-Model) who, last Saturday, placed first overall in the PWC Minal Clavero, while Tomoko Uno won the women competition.

Besides Richard, another three Niviuk pilots were ranked Top 10: Oriol Lázaro (Icepeak 7), Rafael de Moraes Barros (cepeak 6) and Gustavo Ferreira (Icepeak 7 Pro-Model). On the women’s podium, Nicole Fedele and Laurie Genovese placed second and third.

Well done to all winners and participants! Additional result details can be viewed here 
24.07.17  “Klimber P is amongst the top!”
“Klimber P is amongst the top!” “Klimber P is amongst the top!” “Klimber P is amongst the top!” “Klimber P is amongst the top!”

German magazine Thermik and Free Aero recently coincided in its veredict on the Niviuk’s glider: “[…] In terms of climb and glide performance, the Klimber P is amongst the top current vol-biv gliders”.

The extensive review of the German magazine focussed heavily on the Klimber P’s take off characteristics, stating that in nil wind, and even with a tailwind, the wing is amazingly easy to launch. They also identify three main advantages of the wind when taking off in strong/cross winds: “The glider does not overshoot and its pitch control is sensational. Despite its light weight, the wing is perfectly behaved when laid out - even at 20km/h. Even in cross wind, the wing will climb straight overhead and is easily correctable. Collapses are extremely rare”.

Free Aero highlights the following about the take-off: "On the ground, the Klimber P behaves well and, despite its aspect ratio, the wing tips remain docile. The inflation is easy in all conditions. This is a real advantage for a wing which will often be used in difficult, narrow, rocky, steep take-offs…”

In the air, the magazines found the Klimber P to be precise, direct and with short brake travel. Thermik wrote: “The Klimber P is a ‘well-rounded’ wing; its well-balanced overall design concept in many ways could be described as the ‘golden mean’. Its balanced wing characteristics (not too hard or soft) should appeal to many pilots. Good sail tension, multiple turning possibilities and precise responsiveness result in a harmonious handling. One immediately feels good under the wing”.  Free Aero is not far behind: “[…] the big advantage of this wing, is more, over and above the pure performance, its capacity to fly without flinching, accelerate as if on a rail, in a moving, even turbulent, air flow, whilst being amazingly comfortable for the pilot. The wing is certified EN D, but it feels like flying an easy C. Amazing!”

Free Aero also highlights the implementation of Nitinol technology: Nitinol? Niviuk is currently the only manufacturer to integrate into most of its wings Nitinol, which reinforce the leading edges. This Nickel/Titanium alloy is heavily used in medicine and offers obvious advantages: great elasticity, shape memory, very small diameter, very light and unbreakable. The rods tension the leading edge, and above all, allow it to be folded without any constraints, unlike nylon leading edge rods. The friction surface in contact with the ground has been minimised and the ageing of the wing is much better, compared to plastic rods”.

Read the original Thermik article here. (English Translation here

Read the original Free Aero article here.
29.06.17  RSD, a new flight experience
RSD, a new flight experience

In Niviuk we work daily to find the best flight experience. With the new RSD technology (Radial Sliced Diagonal) the flying sensation of the pilot will be greatly improved, thanks to the reduction of inertia and sail deformations, as well as making the overall weight of the wing much lighter!

Discover all the details about this new technology here
08.06.17  Safety joins performance in Peak 4
22.05.17  Gavin McClurg faces the North of Known.
05.05.17  Tom Payne on the Bi Skin 2 P: “It opens up so many adventure possibilities”
28.04.17  Julien Irilli on the Klimber P - "it will triumph!"
21.04.17  Brazilian bliss - Niviuk ladies top the podium
18.04.17  Kurt Eder, backcountry in his own backyard
10.04.17  “Nothing gets close to its weight or packing size”
06.04.17  Kurt Eder flies a massive triangle
 
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24.07.17
“Klimber P is amongst the top!”
German magazine Thermik and Free Aero recently coincided in its veredict on the Niviuk’s glider.
29.06.17
RSD, a new flight experience
We renew the glider's internal structure to improve the pilot experience.
23.06.17
Stability, safety and comfort define the Koyot 3
The pilot Dmitri Fedorov flew with the Niviuk glider and his sensation was very positive.
08.06.17
Safety joins performance in Peak 4
Pilots Rupert Hone and David Geiser tested the Peak 4 and their opinions are very positive!
25.05.17
Packing the octagon parachute
New step by step guide on how to pack the Octagon!
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