Gecko - Includes: 5.6 Oz Dacron Leading Edge, 170 MT Dacron Mainsail & Undersurface, Zoom Frame with Fast Speedbar, Carbon Dive sticks, Carbon Speed Battens.
The GECKO is designed for the upcoming and experienced recreational pilot. Originally designed to bridge the gap between the Malibu and the Litesport Class, the glider exceeds expectations, in handling just as much as in glide performance.
The GECKO is the perfect intermediate glider to introduce pilots to XC flying, with a powerful VG on an otherwise Intermediate planform.
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|Gecko 155||Gecko 170|
|Area (between tight and loose VG)||14.4 m² / 155 sq. ft.||15.8 m² / 170 sq. ft.|
|Span||9.66 m / 31.7 ft.||10.07 m / 33.04 ft.|
|Nose Angle||124 Degrees||124 Degrees|
|Glider Weight||29.5 kg / 65 lbs||33.1 kg / 73 lbs|
|Optimal Pilot Weight Range||70 - 85 kg / 154 - 187 lbs||85 - 100 kg / 187 - 220 lbs|
|Pilot Weight Range
||55 - 86 kg / 121 - 190 lbs||70 - 110 kg / 154 - 242 lbs|
|No. of Battens||Top Surface 8 / Under Surface 2||Top Surface 8 / Under Surface 2|
|Double Surface||70% (root) - 90% (tip)||70% (root) - 90% (tip)|
|Stall Speed*||32 kph / 20 mph||32 kph / 20 mph|
|Top Speed*||+ 90 kph / +56 mph||+ 90 kph / +56 mph|
* all speeds are flown at sea level with each model's respective typical pilot weight, Plus 18kg / 40lb harness & gear.