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Birdy (Glider)

by SUP'Air

The key word: versatility.
Light, compact, agile and safe without compromising its durability, the BIRDY allows you to progress quickly while having fun.

This glider is EN-A+ approved and is aimed at the daring beginner pilot who wants to be able to progress for a long time with the same wing as well as the occasional pilot who needs to feel secure before moving on to the LEAF2 EN-B.

It is the glider of your first beautiful flights. The BIRDY is the bird in your head that encourages you to fly and shows you how to flap your wings.

The BIRDY confidently opens up the field of possibilities: modest diving, flight on site, mountain flight, hike & fly, thermalling, some cross country, inflating, soaring and seaside. This glider gives the daring beginner the keys to explore, identify the facets of flight that appeal to him/her and progress.

The occasional pilot of modest level will be able to enjoy this glider which won't get their feathers ruffled.

The BIRDY likes to play in the air masses, to slide in the breeze, to enter turns, to exploit the dynamics of flight.

It does not have the nonchalance of a school glider, on the contrary: it dialogues with the pilot, it communicates with the pilot, transmits information, allows him to evolve and learn. This glider is designed to last, to follow the evolution of the pilot without ever slowing down his progress. It is a benevolent machine that always encourages the pilot to go further, to dig deeper into the sensations of flight with the tranquillity of its passive safety.

The Birdy has fun without calculation. Faithful and attentive, instinctive and stable, it concentrates all the Supair spirit: to help pilots take the exhilarating paths of the air with serenity. The Birdy is well born, patiently designed and carefully built. It has all the features of a great glider: mini-ribs in trailling edge, shark nose on the leading edge, C-pilot kit.

The choice of semi-light design combines the best of both worlds: the Birdy does not suffer from any concession on its life span while being compact and light enough for hiking. The light fabric on the lower surface is compensated by a more resistant material on the upper surface (which is even more exposed to friction and the sun). The lines and the refined risers do not tangle thanks to a simplified and uncluttered architecture.


  • Adventurous and daring beginner pilots
  • Occasional pilot wishing to progress and to reassure himself before switching to EN-B
  • Take-off on foot or by winch


  • Ergonomic risers
  • Sharknose airfoil
  • Nitinol on large openings
  • Anti-friction rings
  • Smart mini ribs
  • Ears kit
  • Wingtip dumping system
  • Removable C-pilot kit


  • Upper surface fabric: Dominico D30 soft, Dominico D20 soft
  • Lower surface fabric: Porcher Sport Skytex 27 g/m² soft
  • Ribs / roads fabric : MJTec 32 g/m² hard finish, Porcher Sport Skytex 27 g/m² hard finish
  • Reinforcement fabric: Porcher Sport
  • Upper and mid lines: Edelrid
  • Lower lines: Edelrid


  • Standard EN 926 - 1 and 2 and LTF 91/09 - Class A


  • BIRDY glider
  • Trek 90/110 backpack
  • Compact Case
  • Speed bar
  • User's manual (USB key)
  • Repair kit pocket

Technical Data

Number of cells 44 44 44 44 44
Flat area (m²) 21,25 23,6 26,5 28,3 30,5
Wingspan (m) 10,25 10,81 11,45 11,83 12,28
Chord (m) 2,54 2,68 2,84 2,93 3,05
Flat aspect ratio 4,95 4,95 4,95 4,95 4,95
Projected area (m²) 18,03 20,2 22,48 24,01 25,88
Projected span (m) 8,11 8,55 9,06 9,36 9,72
Projected aspect ratio 3,68 3,68 3,68 3,68 3,68
Glider Weight (kg) 3,30 3,84 4,20 4,40 4,60
Weight Range (kg) 50-70 65-85 80-105 90-115 105-130
Homologation EN - LTF A EN - LTF A EN - LTF A EN - LTF A EN - LTF A
Number of risers 3 3 3 3 3