Flysurfer is introducing their new TITAN foil on this fair.
It is a kite between the Psycho and the Warrior. It will not replace the Warrior and no Warrior2 is planned (at least not for this year)
So this will be the 2003 models:
Maniac - trainer, beginner
Warrior - pressureless intermediate
Titan - intermediate
Psycho - high pereformance
The new Titan has very interesting innovations:
FS has patented this new idea, which is a channel at the back of the kite, where the air flows through. This way the kite will be more stable and avoid front stalls.
It doesn't loose power when you want to jump, since the lines will be pulled at a jump and then the channel will be blocked to keep the air under the kite for flotation.
At the tips you can find an outlet for water, if it got some inside. This will be closed, due to bending it, when laying on the water to avoid water going inside the kite
here the inside of the Titan. See, how much work is inside:
here the bottom of the kite
and here the top
see the Titan in action
The Titan has been created for kiters, who like the advantages of a foil but want a performance close to a tube kite.
First impressions are very positive, even from tube riders who tested it a very light winds on land. Further tests have to show its performance.
Some more infos:
End of March/Beginning of April
6.5JF = 940Ã¢â€šÂ¬
4.5JF = 790Ã¢â€šÂ¬
JF = JetFlap = increase redical Lift/Power and Stability.
AR = 3,7
Flysurfer will join the Kite Show 2003 in Egypt (March 28th-April 6th) and their kites can be tested by anyone.
More infos about the Kite Show 2003 here