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Moyes Litespeed S Hang Glider
Possibly the most winning competition hang glider out there. Moyes continues to improve each generation of the Litespeed since it’s original design in 2000.
Along with your Moyes Litespeed comes a big support-network of friendly pilots, and dealers who can help you with parts and service.
Please choose from the options below to place your Moyes Litespeed S hang glider order.
Note: The Warren Windsports Online Store prices have been discounted to be aligned with the 2012 offer from Moyes. -including tuning certicates and bonuses.
You can read more about the Litespeed S and the options available in the Product Description below. If you have any questions, please contact us directly by phone or email.
Product Availability and Delivery:
A custom Moyes Litespeed S is typically completed in 2-4 weeks. If you are interested, please give us an email to see what the current build-time is.
The Moyes Litespeed S is an advanced competition glider available in five different sizes, providing a larger range for pilot weight than the RS model.
The Litespeed S hang glider offers great handling, due to the slightly smaller span and aspect ratio compared with the RS. The excellent handling of the Litespeed S manifests in smooth, easy launches, landings, and thermalling. But performance is not compromised, the Litespeed S is a highly competitive XC and comp glider, especially when fitted with the upgrade carbon options.
Read more about the features of the Litespeed S and the available upgrade options below. See Curt's suggestions for best upgrades in Curt's Pro Tip.
Curt's Pro Tip:
Comparing the Moyes S model Litespeed vs. the RS Litespeed:
Basically, the RS is the S's taller/slimmer cousin. -Or, in techy jargon, the RS is a slightly higher aspect--ratio design. The S model handles slightly easier, with less span and weight on the tips. The slight handling advantage of the S, gives a slight advantage to the RS on performance (mostly glide ratio). Although pilots who are flying comps, and who are staying current in a topless? glider don't seem to complain about the slight handling difference and often choose the RS.
A reason to possibly choose the S model is that it accommodates different weight ranges. The S model has the size 3 for the featherweights, and size 5 for big/tall. Note, these S models GO! Both the S and RS models are flown by world-class competitors. View the suggested weight ranges in the specificatons below. Any other Q's, feel free to contact us.
Ok, for Options....You can go pretty crazy with carbon options, really depending on your budget.
Moyes Gliders has created awesome 3 Upgrade Package options, and I recommend COMP Package, which offers the BEST bang-for-your-buck:
- Carbon Outboard Leading Edges -Rear Section (the section at the tips)
- Carbon Dive Struts (Sprogs)
- Zoom Frame with Carbon Speedbar
- The idea it to keep the weight down at the tips, which helps withthe light handling/controls. The advantages of the Carbon Bar option is1) clean through the air 2) ergonomic 3) comfy on the hands.
Keep in mind, the Moyes Boys will be able to provide plenty more Pro Tips at the next flying event/comp. That's a deal-closer, if you ask me.