Anywhere, any time, the all-new 4-D makes stunt kiting a blast when nothing else will fly. Its 58" wingspan makes small spaces big so you can fly in tight area's with ease. At barely 2-1/2 ounces, its super-light weight gives it the buoyancy to stay aloft in swirling breezes and even indoors, where walking backwards with short lines provides enough lift for a huge range of graceful aerobatics. The 4-Ds predecessor, the 3-D, set the world endurance record for indoor flying, and the 4-D improves upon it with more pull and stability as well as a much wider wind range thats truly impressive for such a lightweight kite.
But super light doesnt have to mean super-fragile. The 4-Ds high-modulus frame is made from solid carbon rather than delicate tubes, super-stiff but tough enough to bend in a circle without breaking. So this is a kite you can fly in regular winds too, up to 15 mph without overpowering.
The 4-D is meticulously constructed from ultra-light Icarex polyester sailcloth and Mylar laminate for gossamer weight and a sheen like a cut gem as it passes in front of the sun. Its Microcarbon frame folds to just 23" and fits in a beautiful padded case that you can sneak into any pack or suitcase. To make it a cinch to put together, Prism designed a clever little wingtip fitting that instantly tensions and de-tensions the leading edge with no knots to fumble with. The bridle is clean and simple with limit knots so youre always within the adjustment range. And the included 50-foot Spectra flying lines are the perfect length for smaller spaces while still allowing a generous wind window. If you like to fly indoors, theres room in the case for a second, shorter lineset so you can hone your skills on those cold, dark winter days.
In the air, the 4-D has the precision and presence of a much larger kite. The line feel is balanced and responsive without being twitchy like most small kites. Its light weight and buoyancy makes it forgiving in turbulence and gives you time to recover as the gust passes. For freestyle fanatics, itll do a huge range of tricks without the heavy feel of many trick kites. While it takes smaller motions to fly, you dont have to be an expert to have a blast, making it the perfect addition to any kite bag.
Compact size flies almost anywhere, even indoors
Super light weight adds extra buoyancy in inconsistent winds
Tough but light carbon frame and reinforcements handle a wide wind range from 0 to 15 mph
Folds up tiny to travel in a suitcase or backpack
Solid pull and balanced controls perform like a bigger kite
Wingspan: 58'' (147cm)
Frame: .098 high modulus Microcarbon
Sail: Icarex Polyester, Mylar Laminate
Skill Level: Beginner - Expert
Wind Range: 0 - 15 mph (0 - 24kph)
Flying Lines: 50' x 50 lbs Spectra (15.2 m x 22.7 kg)