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Our development team are currently working at maximum kilowatts on the LIGHTNESS 3. This new light XC harness comes out next autumn. Development is well advances, and you can look forward to another top product with many new and original features. 

The LIGHTNESS 3 will again be produced in three sizes with compatible speedbags, and an optimised LIGHTPACK rucksack to suit. As soon as the final prototype has arrived we will release more technical details, such as weight, dimensions and so on. Harness geometry is a significant subject of alterations: support point and chest strap geometries have been revised. This makes the already agreeable no-seatboard reclining harness even more comfortable.


For the first time the LIGHTNESS 3 has removable crash and penetration protection. 

  • More protection and comfort

    As a first this third generation of LIGHTNESS has visco-elastic SAS-TEC protection for the entire back. The revised harness geometry also gives the light XC harness a perfect balance between ride damping and feedback from the canopy.

  • New: detachable Windshield

    Less wind chill and noise: the new LIGHTNESS 3 has another first – a removable wind shield on the cockpit. This reduces the wind chill factor, thus saving heat loss from the body, and makes for a quieter journey. Comfort in flight benefits substantially. Another plus is improved aerodynamics.

  • Perfect Combo

    Together with the XI High-End EN/LTF B light wing the LIGHTNESS 3 provides a perfect set-up for cross country experiences with Hikes beforehand. The new light allrounder from 3.4 kg will come on to the market this summer and provides flying fun with maximum performance in its class. More about the XI. More about the XI

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    In the German-speaking world Erlkings are firmly connected with the motor car industry. Now they have made their way into the paragliding business. But what have these yet-to-be-released models got to do with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s well-known poem? More about