fbpx
 
Gear News, News

Gracchio: Little Cloud’s new XC wing

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

The Gracchio is Little Cloud’s new cross-country wing with “no gimmicks, just simple, optimised and efficient construction”.

Its name is the Italian word for an Alpine chough. The company explain, “We choose this bird as they are flying for fun. All day long!” That’s what the Gracchio is for – long, fun flights.

It is the replacement for the Goose MK3, but LC say it has a new name as it’s a completely new wing: new skin tension, new aerofoil, new planform, new arc, new cell count. It has an aspect ratio of 5.6 (similar to Ozone’s Rush 5, which is 5.55), and is aimed at pilots who can handle cross-country wings.

The Gracchio is bright green and will be made in sizes 21, 23, 25 and 27m². It weighs 4.5kg in the 25m² size, and will cost around €3,000. It is expected to be released in the middle of October 2018.

little Cloud Gracchio
littlecloud.fr

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:

Subscribe before Jan 31 and you could win a wing in our Subscriber’s prize draw.

  • 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

Digital edition

From
£2.59
per month

  • Ten packed issues delivered via Zinio
  • Travel Guide with the Feb/March issue each year
  • Read offline on iPad, laptop or phone
  • Exactly the same magazines as print

Print edition

From
£4.19
per month

  • Ten packed issues airmailed to you
  • Travel Guide with the Feb/March issue each year
  • Perfect-bound journals, high quality production
  • Chance to win two new wings in exclusive draws

Print and digital

From
£4.79
per month

  • All the benefits of print and digital!
  • Plus exclusive discount vouchers for books and products
News and special offers. No spam ever
SIGN ME UP