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OMEGA XALPS - Speed of Light
Specification

Chrigel Maurer and Sebastian Huber chose the OMEGA XALPS for the 2015 X-Alps: and a good choice it was. These two exceptional pilots achieved first and second! They flew more than 1000 kilometres in seven days, under very challenging conditions. This shows the sort of high average speed that is routinely possible with this wing. The EN/LTF D certified OMEGA XALPS is the perfect wing for cross country pilots with ambitions.


             Pushing forward

What’s inside helps a lot
Good climbing
The OMEGA XALPS plays its best cards while accelerated in turbulent air. The pilot then enjoys the advantages of high structural stability with balanced pitch behaviour. The speed system is perfectly tuned to the wing profile, and the easy-to-push speed loop helps to keep the speed up. The highest value card is the exceptional top speed, actually flyable in bumpy conditions.


The total concept of the wing is new, and concerns itself with the compromise of light canopy weight and high performance.

Christian Maurer

The wing delivers a successful combination of low weight with very good climbing qualities and a super feeling in thermals.

Sebastian Huber

It has been my absolute privilege to be able to share my wishes and ideas with the ADVANCE development team, and fly and evaluate the prototypes – until the wing was ready.

Christian Maurer

At just 3.15 kg in my size it must surely be the lightest X-Alps wing ever made! 

Sebastian Huber


FAQ

From the Beginning

  • fold faq Is the OMEGA XALPS a genuine cross country wing?
  • fold faq Why was the OMEGA XALPS certified with folding lines?
  • fold faq How robust is the OMEGA XALPS?
  • fold faq Which size of OMEGA XALPS should I choose?
  • fold faq What are the pilot requirements for the OMEGA XALPS?
  • fold faq Which risers come with the OMEGA XALPS?
  • fold faq Why does Chrigel Maurer have his own colour scheme?

    Technical

    OMEGA XALPS   22 24
    Flat surface m2 22.8 24.8
    Span m 12.6 13.1
    Aspect ratio   6.9 6.9
    Certified takeoff weight kg 75 - 95 90 - 110
    Number of cells   63 63
    Number of risers   3 3
    Trimmers   Nein Nein
    Certification   EN / LTF D EN / LTF D
    Symmetric control travel cm  62   62 
    Glider weight with standard risers kg 3.40 3.55
    Glider weight with light risers kg 3.20 3.35

              
    The weight of the wing can vary by up to 100g due to unavoidable manufactured fluctuations in the density of such light fabric.

    The wing comes with conventional risers incl. quicklinks.


     

Materials

Upper surface Porcher Sport Skytex 32 Universal
  Porcher Sport Skytex 27 classic 2
Lower surface Porcher Sport Skytex 27 classic 2
Profile line  Porcher Sport Skytex 40 hard finish
Profile without line Porcher Sport Skytex 27 hard finish
Steering line Edelrid A-7850-240
brake lines Edelrid A-8000U-050/70
main lines  Edelrid A-8000U-230/070/090/130/135/190
galery lines Edelrid A-8000U-090/070/130/050

    

    Delivery

COMPRESSBAG XALPS

Repair Kit
Miniwindsock

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