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Little Cloud have unveiled the third version of their Goose, a fun and playful wing with precise handling and the passive safety a low aspect-ratio wing affords. It’s made for cross-country flying, and its light weight and low pack size make it great for vol-bivouac outings too. It’s aimed at EN-C level pilots. The Goose concept is simple: optimising performance without […]
For autumn 2016, Little Cloud have released their Grasshopper pod and reversible Turtle harnesses in a bright fuschia pink. Both of the harnesses are no-buckle designs with front-mounted reserves, and they are still available in their original green too. The Grasshopper is EN certified and available in two sizes, weighing 3.1lg and 3.3kg; The Turtle has a certified airbag, and […]
French mini-wing specialists Little Cloud have released a new reversible airbag harness, called the Turtle. The harness is a no-pod type with a certified airbag that extends from under the seat all the way up the pilot’s back. LC say the Turtle has neutral roll behaviour and is fully adjustable in flight. A front-mount reserve attaches directly […]
Little Cloud’s Spiruline GT2 is out, and they say it’s all about simplicity and fun! A small and compact wing, Little Cloud say the GT2 has sharp, precise handling and a good upwind glide, offering a few extra kilometres per hour compared to a standard paraglider. It has short lines and a small turning radius, allowing it to core very efficiently in small thermals. […]
Top marks to Little Cloud for producing this bright little gem of a harness When I opened the box my first impression was ‘it’s green, it’s very, very green!’ Open it up and it’s bright pink on the inside, just like you’ve cut it open. The guys at Little Cloud certainly have a sense of […]
Mini wing specialists Little Cloud have unveiled a new pod harness. The Grasshopper uses a no-buckle strap-in system that reduces the risk of taking off without being correctly secured. The front-mounted reserve container, which closes with 6 pins to reduce the risk of unintentional deployment, is mounted on the harness waist belt. This waist belt is directly […]
The first thing you notice unravelling the Goose is it is very, very stubby. Like, mid-90s beginner glider kind of stubby – but with a rather wickedly thin profile. An aspect ratio of 4.7 may not seem that mild, but combined with its huge cell openings it resembles more of a kite than a […]
We interview Little Cloud miniwing designer Tom Bordeau in Cross Country issue 152 (March / April 2014) to find out about the micro-sized revolution that’s happened in wing design. He talks us through the differences between a miniwing, a speed wing and a mini paraglider, and explains how a regular paraglider pilot should approach […]
The 2013 Cross Country Magazine Subscribers’ Prize Draw is now open. As in previous years, the winning subscriber will get to choose a brand new solo paraglider from either Aircross, BGD, Gin, Gradient, Little Cloud, Nova, Ozone, Sky or Swing. Plus we have some great runner up prizes including varios from Flytec and Flymaster, a harness from […]
Hugh Miller gets his mitts on Gradient’s latest, sharpest tool in the box. Plus Little Cloud’s Kangoo and vol-biv paragliding harnesses get the once-over.
Little Cloud’s popular mini paraglider, the Spiruline, has been revamped for 2012
Mini-wing specialists, Little Cloud, have unveiled a new mountain paraglider, the Kagoo.
French mini paraglider specialists Little Cloud are bringing out a new wing, the Ginseng, for experienced mini wing flyers.
Some of the Cross Country team are planning a post-St Hilaire treat: to climb Mont Blanc, the biggest mountain in Western Europe (4,810m), and fly off it. Charlie King is preparing for the off.