£179.99 – £314.99
The Hornet was designed to be as stable as possible without affecting the awesome flight characteristics it is renowned for. Besides being the ultimate 4-line foil for powerkiting, the Hornet will also prove its worth if you’d like to get going in a buggy or on a landboard, where having a stable kite helps you get going with confidence.
Peter Lynn Hornet V
Due to their speed through the air they can create loads of power. They are powerful for their size, especially when compared to less aggressive kites such as the Flexifoil Sting. If there is enough wind for the 5m Hornet to fly, there is enough to buggy or landboard! This performance also makes them great for jumping when you take them out in a little more wind.
The perfect 4-line all round kite
Flying a 4-line powerkite is exciting, fun, challenging and, yes indeed; powerful! To ensure anybody can learn 4-line controls with confidence we have built the ultimate all-rounder. The Hornet delivers its power in a predictable way, it is stable, easy turning and above all, a lot of fun to fly. The Peter Lynn Hornet is the most well established all-round powerkite in the world. In over 10 years of history it has been revised, redesigned and tuned to perfection. No matter in which traction kiting discipline your ambition lies, the Hornet will provide you with a highly dependable and versatile entry-to-intermediate level traction kite. So if you are looking to cruise your first beach in a kitebuggy, make your first miles landboarding or snowkiting, the Hornet is the perfect companion into a world of wind powered excitement.
The Peter Lynn Hornet is undoubtedly the best way to get into some serious powerkite flying. Its unsurpassed flight characteristics ensure hours upon hours of exhilarating fun. The Hornet was designed to be as stable as possible without affecting the awesome flight characteristics the Hornet is renowned for. Besides being the ultimate 4-line foil for static use, the Hornet will also prove its worth if youd like to get going in a buggy or on a board. Having a stable kite helps you get going with confidence.
As the Hornet is aimed at the serious beginner, a lot of effort has been put into making the kite as accessible and dependable as possible. This has resulted in the most user friendly powerkite on the market today. Smooth turning, snappy controls, superb stability and equal pull throughout the wind window. All add to the great experience the Hornet will deliver for endless flights to come.
The Hornet is easy to control through either 2 or 4-line steering. If you fly the Hornet by only pulling left or right on the handles, it has a smooth turning radius with a continuous power delivery. If you steer the kite by adding tension to the brake lines, the Hornets turning radius becomes much tighter. By using 4-line controls you can be much more precise in positioning the kite, to get maximum performance out of it.
The Hornet is called a power kite for a reason! Even in light winds, flying the Hornet is quite an exercise for your arms, legs and upper torso, in higher winds it will prove to be a very potent engine that will easily get you going in all forms of land based traction kite sports. Its refined canopy and minimized bridle make for a smooth & dependable kite that handles well. Even in gusty conditions, there are no sudden power build-ups when flying the Hornet through the wind window, making the kite very reliable and predictable.
The Peter Lynn Hornet is delivered as a complete package, containing:
- Hornet kite
- Hornet bag
- 4-line handles or 4-line control bar
- Colour coded, durable Dyneema® flying lines with stitched sleeves 2 x 200 & 2 x 100kg
- Wrist kite killer safety system
- 4-line bridled foil manual
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- Europe Mainland and UK Highlands & Islands: £9.99 on all items under 2 kg and £19.99 over 2kg
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- Surfboards and SUPs have an additional £29.99 shipping cost. Due to a huge percentage which have arrived damaged we now only use reliable (more expensive) couriers
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