Entrance into a New World of Soaring

Klaus Burkhard posted his impressions of Archaeopteryx after his first flight in this unique ultralight glider. Visit his website for the full report.

Looking back onto 40 years of gliding, my first flight in the swiss-made Archaeopteryx was not only very exciting, but an entrance into a new world of soaring. Flying with the speed of paragliders was somehow fascinating right from the very beginning, but quite uncommon too.