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C2 LITE The C2 Lite was designed for the experienced recreational pilot who seeks superb handling with the performance of a kingpostless glider. All of the attributes of the C2 have been retained with the use of a high performance dacron trailing edge cloth. The cloth, HTP Square has an easily identified rip stop pattern woven into the substrate of the cloth. The yarns used in the cloth create an extremely rugged long lasting fabric. The sail weight and hence the glider weight has been reduced by 1/2 kg. Glide performance comparisons of the C2 and C2 Lite show very similar performance up until the maximum speeds where the mylar version starts to show an advantage.

From the C2 with mylar sail or the C2 Lite with dacron sail you can be confident of a quality assured and tested product that will see you perform to your best potential . (Note The C2 lite is is a KPL glider)
VG Cam System. This system is an efficient and simple way to change the geometry of the airframe in flight. The Cam System has advantages over other conventional VG systems. The Cam levers extend the cross bars, thus changing the nose angle of the glider, which in turn tightens the sail to give an increased glide angle. This system allows the bottom rigging to remain tight in the loose VG setting, giving the pilot a much more solid feeling when ground handling for take-off. Because the cross bars do not change position, as with conventional VG systems, the static balance of the glider remains constant as does the anhedral.

Copy for x-barC2 and C2 Lite Centre Section: The centre section on the C2 is an engineering work of art. Totally manufactured in house on our CNC miller the cross bar wedge is made from solid 7075 alumininium. The cross bar ends are milled in house from solid 6061-T6 and are bonded into our carbon fibre cross bars. Stainless steel pins are used to connect the cross bar ends to the wedge plates. The CNC allows us to work to + or - 0.1 of a millimetre tolerances.

Nose Wire Quick Clip: Another part manufactured in house on our CNC miller the nose quick clip allows for quick and easy attachement of nose wires. Makes attaching the nose wires easy in windy conditions.

Pullback Quick Clip: The crossbar pullback on the C2 and C2 Lite is easy with the 2:1 reduction. The pullback easily locates into the quickclip. The keel, and front and rear leading edges are made from 7075 aluminium.

Sail work on the C2 and C2 Lite is of the highest quality. To get optimum performance from the C2 we finish off the wire holes and the top control frame holes with neoprene.

* Internal Stability Compensation gives unsurpassed stability throughout the VG range.
* Cam Vg System allows constant anhederal with increased travel. The large range allows loose and extremely tight settings with low operating loads.
* Exceptional Sail constructed of PX 20 leading edge. The main sail is made from "Matrix" Polyester laminate with a 13-degree warp oriented X-Ply Polyester yarn. A light weigh Taffeta is laminated to the cloth for extra durability. 
* Light Weight with 7075 main airframe and tubular carbon cross bars.
* Enclosed Spring Battens All battens are constructed from virtually maintenance free 7075-T6 tubing.
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Optional Features

* Folding Speed Bar available on standard control frame only.

Streamline Control Frame Option. You can option up your C2 or C2 Lite with this complete frame. The downtubes are a narrower profile than the standard frame and the CNC milled corners have been designed with a low drag profile. The aluminium speedbar is also faired along its entire length for low drag.

Microdrag Control Frame Option: This is the optimum control frame available for serious competition pilots. The downtube profile is narrower and wider then the standard frame, the milled corners connect to a neat airfoiled carbon fibre speed bar. The speedbar has been shaped narrower and rounded at the hand grips for pilot comfort. Another advantage of carbon on the speedbar is that it does not get as cold as aluminium at high altitudes.

Quick pins are used to release both ends of the speedbar.


Even the VG jam cleat on the Microdrag frame is faired in.


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