Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) Power / Traction Kite >>
If you're just making your first steps in the world of 4-line powerkiting and you're looking for an all-round kite providing steady power and a predictable flying behaviour, the Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) is just what you need!
This is the kite to get into Powerkiting, Buggying and Landboarding. The Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) 4-line entry-level traction kite, gives you a perfect blend of easy kite control, power and stability. The refined profile and improved deck shape make the Hornet 4 (IV) fly smoother than the previous Hornet. The Hornet IV is a kite to do it all, an incredibly versatile kite at an affordable price.
The Peter Lynn Hornet 4(IV) has a grunty feel, with improved stability and ground handling. User friendliness is one of Peter Lynns main focus points when designing a kite, therefore a lot of effort has gone into making the Peter Lynn Hornet easy to set up and just fly!
The overall profile design also makes the Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) penetrates the wind window even further making the Hornet 4 (IV) easy to handle without losing stability and an excellent choice for entry-level to intermediate kite flyers.
This kite is so easy to fly and it is very easy to get going in a buggy, on a landboard or just flying around at the beach. This Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) kite has a great pull per square metre for its size and has got a constant power delivery for its size all along the wind window.
The Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) flies very smooth across the whole wind window with good power control through the rear lines. The power build-up is very predictable and delivers good power to get you going on a board or in a buggy with ease. The Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) is very easy to control and you can position the kite exactly where you want it.
Fast - Easy - Setup:
Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) Wrist Leash Safety System:
Material & Graphics:
Constructed using water repellent Mirai fabric, for the top and bottom skins means you can fly knowing the Peter Lynn Hornet is protected against the elements (including UV) prolonging its life. Graphics on the top and bottom skins means it looks excellent too!
Dyneema Flying Lines & Bridle:
New Peter Lynn colour coded Dyneema flying lines are reinforced with stitched sleeving. All coloured bridles lines are stitched to reduce drag, which ensures your kite always maintains its shape and also prevents tangles when flying.
Reinforced leading and trailing edges, along with the use of heavy duty material on the ribs, makes sure the Peter Lynn Hornet is strong and robust enough to withstand hard ground impacts! Double sewn bottom skin and back-tacked bridle tabs ensure extra durability and strength, making certain the kite is reinforced where it's needed.
Profile & Aspect Ratio:
The D-ribbed centre section of the Hornet increases the smooth, clean shape of the canopy to optimise speed and eliminate distorting without the use of extra bridles. Each size of the Hornet has been specifically designed to keep the same flying feeling and characteristics throughout the entire range.
Velcro Loops & Dirt / Sand Outlets:
The Hornet's Velcro loops makes sure you can easily pack away your kite without the chance of bridles getting tangled. The Velcro outlets at either end of the kite also ensure you can remove any sand or dirt from inside the kite with ease.
All this makes the Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) the ultimate all-round fun kite. Each size comes in striking colour combinations with graphics on the top and bottom skin.
Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) for recreational use: The Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) is great for skidding and jumping and is a great way to getting used to flying 4-line kites. When steering the Hornet in medium winds, you will start to feel the pull of the kite. Don't run forward when the kite starts pulling, just lean back and slide on your feet.
Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) for buggying: Jump into a buggy with the Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) and you will experience what this kite can do. Whether it be for recreational cruising, freestyle or racing for fun - this kite will give you endless hours in a buggy.
Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) for landboarding: Using the Peter Lynn Hornet 3 (III) for landboarding is a fantastic choice to use. With its constant pull with no surprises this kite will get you cruising and sliding along without any trouble whatsoever!
Comes Complete With:
The Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) is available as a complete package in a cool backpack; So if you want to get into the sport and just want one kite to do it all, this is the kite to get your hands on!
The Peter Lynn Hornet 4 (IV) is available in the following sizes: 2.0m², 3.0m², 4.0m², 5.0m² and 6.0m².
Peter Lynn Hornet Video:
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Lynn Hornet 3 (III) Control Bar:
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The newest kite to my collection is the newest kite to the Peter Lynn range. The Peter Lynn Hornet. The Peter Lynn Hornet has a similar grunty feel to the Peter Lynn Pepper II and is in the beginners kite range to intermediate (with bigger sizes 5m plus), with improved stability and ground handling.
I currently own a Flexifoil Strike 5m, Flexifoil Blade III 3m and a Flexifoil Stacker 6. I have been flying for around 4 years give or take a year due to illness. I have been wanting to try out flying a different branded kite from the flexifoil range due to flexifoil being one of the most well branded makes in the powerkiting industry.
I decided that i wanted to purchase a kite to landboard on that was slightly more predictable than the Flexifoil Blade III for a beginner, so I decided on a 4.0m Peter Lynn Hornet to do the trick bearing in mind that im about 14 stone, the Peter Lynn 4.0m seemed the ideal choice!
The complete package packed away in its bag is very lightweight, and easy to carry. The rucksack is of a new design and is big, i mean big. Easily fits the Peter Lynn Hornet with lines and handles in with ample room to put in a packed lunch, a few beers, knee pads, and elbow pads. There are also straps of elastic that has allowed me to attatched my harness and helmet to the outside.
Bearing in mind I only recieved the kite today, the kite couldnt have been easier to setup. The whole set is colour coded, numbered 1,2,3 etc of the connections needed to be made. 1 goes to 1, etc The Peter Lynn Hornet is user friendly and this feature must have been the designers main aim when building this kite.
The Peter Lynn Hornet delivers a smooth and stable flight that is really predictable in comparrison to my other kites, however this is exactly what I wanted in order to be able to learn to landboard and buggy.
This kite is really obedient and gives you ample time at the edge of the window until you give it a new command to move it. The build quality of the Peter Lynn Hornet is stunning and greater than I expected for the price Ii have paid for this kite. Kitelandboarding need not be expensive. A small price tag on such a good kite is unbelievable. Just what I've wanted!!! This kite has no bad points so far. Excellent choice for entry-level to intermediate kite flyers.
My first power kite, before that a big fan of stunt kites.
I bought a 3m one to learn control and the Peter Lynn Hornet is an amazing kite to do so. It has a very stable pull with stability on the edges of the window.
Lines come pre-stretched and no feeling of "jelly-fishing" was observed. I tested kite in winds 2-6bft in both: stable seaside winds and in-land winds.
The Peter Lynn Hornet is good to learn control in weak winds and to learn how to control power in stronger winds. Despite my beginner's skills, after 2 months the kite still looks and flies as it was a brand new one.
I received this kite overnight from Powerkiteshop and I was delighted with the kite and accessories.
The kite was a joy to fly and was totally controlable and predictable. The kite was exceedingly well made and inspired total confidence.
I would have no problem in recommending this kite to a powerkite newbie as it is easy to set up, easy to use and very good value for money.
Ordered one day, arrived the next! Fantastic quality kite, great lines. Kite is really responsive and easy to fly. Brake lines worked perfectly with no need for any adjustments.
Kite nicely flies backwards when asked to, and turns easily on tip with brake turning. Looks great. Good power for size. Would recommend highly. Oh, and a nice rucksack too!
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