Gear News, News

Nova Prion 4, “The new A-Class”

Sunday 18 March, 2018

Nova Prion 4Nova say that the new Prion 4 makes learning to fly simple, and is a joy to fly long after your training days.

They note that previously EN-A wings were nice safe wings to learn on in school, but they would tend to be traded in for “proper”, more fun wings as soon as training was over. Nova say the Prion 4 represents a “new A-Class” where this won’t be necessary.

Who would have thought a couple of years ago, that a wing with such high passive safety would perform that well and deliver so much fun to fly?

They say the Prion 4 is a completely new design with a new curvature and complex internal construction. Launch and landing are easy and roll-damping high, plus Nova say the Prion 4 has great handling and performance. It feels more compact and uniform than the Prion 3, plus it is 500g lighter (4.5kg in size S).

It’s made from Dokdo 20D both top and bottom, and comes in four colours. The main lines are sheathed, and the risers colour-coded for left and right and marked back and front. The lines to use for Big-Ears and B-line stalls are also indicated, and the brake handles are adjustable.

 

Nova Prion 4 colours

Nova Prion 4 specs

nova.eu

Never miss an issue

Our subscribers receive 10 issues a year, the annual Travel Guide and exclusive access to competitions and offers

Subscribe today
Back to Gear News News
Back to Gear News News

Got a story?

If you have news, great images or a story, let us know

Get in touch

Join the family

By subscribing, you support the only worldwide paragliding, paramotoring and hang gliding magazine and you get:

  • Ten issues delivered to your door through the year
  • A 100+ page Travel Guide to the world’s best flying sites delivered with the Feb/March issue each year
  • Plus: Win a paraglider in our annual subscribers’ draw each January
  • Pay annually or monthly with paypal or credit card
Subscribe today

Subscribe and never miss an issue

Print edition

  • Published since 1988
  • The highest production values
  • Gorgeous photography
  • Perfect-bound, collectors’ issues
  • Ten times a year each issue is airmailed to you

Digital edition

  • Read offline on your iPad, tablet, laptop or phone
  • The same content as the printed magazine
  • Delivered through award-winning Zinio software

Print and digital

  • Read the digital issues on your iPad, tablet, laptop or phone
  • Keep the print magazines on your coffee table!
  • Ten times a year, each issue is airmailed to you and sent via Zinio
News and special offers. No spam ever
SIGN ME UP