HOW DOES THE TONIC FLY?
The TONIC2 can be laid out in the smallest area due to its small span and short lines. Launch preparations are incomparably easy. A tug on the lines and the canopy rises up compactly and evenly. Because the TONIC2 develops lift fast, the pilot takes off quickly – this was an important point in the specifications when developing our new mini-wing.
The TONIC2 immediately converts control inputs and weight shifting into high banks and steep curves. The reactions are moderate and manageable, but if you have no experience with mini-wings, you should approach this feature slowly.
The reactions vary depending on the size and the corresponding surface loading. With a low load, the TONIC2 is suitable for thermal flying, but if it is heavily loaded it becomes a strong-wind rocket on cliffs and dunes.
In turbulence, the TONIC2 remains stable, but requires an active flying style due to its agility – especially at high wing loading. The brake line pressure increases sharply right up to the stall, and you can adjust your speed precisely for landing with the brakes.