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La Mouette Sphinx

Designed by Gérard Thévenot, the 1987 Sphinx bi is a sturdy, but heavy wing. The wing is without surprises when flying.
However, on takeoff its weight gives it a strong inertia and it is necessary to pilot as in the books. It is a quality bi, built to last.
Sphinx D
Wing area: 15.1 m²
Wing span: 9.9 m
Aspect ratio: 6.5
Hang glider weight: 27 kg
Minimum pilot weight: 50 kg
Maximum pilot weight: 85 kg
Packed length: 6 m
Packed length short: 4.1 m
Number of battens: 13
Nose angle: 120°
Sphinx bi
Wing area: 20 sq.m
Pilot weight: 90-190 kg
Wing span: 10.8 m
Hang glider weight: 34 kg
Nose angle: 120°
Aspect ratio: 5.8
Packed length short: 4 m
Number of battens: 15
Price (1998) £ 2200

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