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BigTomi
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Flysurfer Safety Notice

Postby BigTomi » Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:38 am

FLYSUFER SAFETY NOTICE!

Date: 26th of July 2013

Concerns:
Affected kites are of the type FLYSURFER SPEED3 12m, 15m, 19m, 21m, FLYSURFER SPEED4, 8m, 10m, FLYSURFER UNITY 6m, 8m, 10m, 12m, FLYSURFER OUTLAW 6m, 8m, 10m, 12m, 14m, FLYSURFER PSYCHO4 6m, 8m, 10m, 12m, 15m, FLYSURFER CRONIX 6m, 8m, 10m, 12m. Which are delivered to FLYSURFER sales partners after 01.01.2013. NOT AFFECTED are kites delivered BEFORE 01.01.2013 and all kites of the VIRON series.

During routine checks concerning serial controlling of kites, we determined that a few individual Quick Releases of the Infinity 2.0 Bar system had breaking strenghts of below 200kg. More detailed studies have shown that in production mistakenly a false line has been used, which was not according to our specifications and is unsuitable to be used for the purpose as a loopline. So far, not a single case is known to us, that Quick Releases were broken on kites that were delivered to FLYSURFER customers.

Should a Quick Release break during the use of the kite, the kite falls into SAFETY mode. This can, especially when jumping over land (snow kiting, land kite boarding) or kiting on open waters under certain conditions, have fatal consequences for the user!

FLYSURFER is working hard and under full pressure to find a quick and satisfactory solution for the affected customers.

Until then FLYSURFER URGENTLY ADVISES TO NOT USE KITES WHICH ARE AFFECTED BY THIS ISSUE.

FLYSURFER will immediately inform customers and sales partners when a solution is ready.

Marquartstein, 26.07.2013
Thomas Allertseder
CEO Finance & Administration
Skywalk GmbH & Co. KG

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