The name HELIOS is a tribute to the sun, which is what makes cross-country flights and flying adventures possible in the first place

Helios RS is the name of our new C-class lightweight performance glider. With the Helios RS we have addressed the dogma that more performance means a less comfortable flight. With its unique construction, lightweight no longer needs to mean there will be a sharp drop off in performance over time.

Helios RS is the name of our new C-class lightweight performance glider. With the Helios RS we have addressed the dogma that more performance means a less comfortable flight. With its unique construction, lightweight no longer needs to mean there will be a sharp drop off in performance over time.

Even during its development phase, the XC all-rounder became our test pilots’ absolute favorite wing with its direct and precise handling.

Having a lightweight glider with the Helios RS level of performance, low pack volume, combined with incredible comfort will encourage you to experiment with alternative launch sites and new routes away from the beaten track. And should conditions ever become more demanding, the HELIOS RS is very easy to control for a glider in the C-class, thanks to the RAST system.

Where the AGERA RS is designed for fast and uncompromising gliding, the HELIOS RS is a totally new and uniquely designed glider. The precision tool in the box, with agile and precise handling, happy in all conditions it will deal calmly and confidently with difficult situations, temperamental thermals and strong turbulence making it the perfect lightweight glider for all your adventures.

Who is the HELIOS RS for?

You dream of epic XC flights off the beaten track? You want to explore unknown terrain with light luggage, or simply go relaxed “on the trail” with a focus on the flying experience? Then the predictable and reliable XC all-rounder Helios RS is exactly the right partner for your adventures! Due to its simplicity, the Helios RS is also ideal for newcomers from the C-class.

Size

L, M, S, XS

SizeXSSML
ManufacturerSwingSwingSwingSwing
Glider NameHelios RSHelios RSHelios RSHelios RS
RatingCCCC
Min Weight (kg)708085100
Max Weight (kg)8595105117
Standard----
LightweightYesYesYesYes
Acro----
Groundhandling----
Paramotor----
Tandem----
Single Surface----
Number of Cells60606060
Glider Weight (kg)3.603.904.104.40
Projected Area (m2)18.0019.4021.6023.40
Flat Area (m2)18.0019.4021.6023.40
Projected Span (m)9.109.4010.0010.40
Flat Span (m)11.2011.7012.3012.90
Projected Aspect Ratio4.604.604.604.60
Flat Aspect Ratio6.106.106.106.10

Swing Helios RS

Product Attributes

Lightweight / Hike & Fly

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