Icaro Nikita 5 Acro



The NIKITA 5 is the fifth generation constructed and developed from the Know-How of our professionals. Precision and clarity is the motto. This Acro wing fulfils all your requirements.

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The NIKITA 5 is the perfect instrument for talented freestyle pilots and pilots who want to move to the next level.

In the lower weight range, NIKITA 5 gives you enough time to decide for the next maneuver and achieve the maximum out of your manoeuvres in the upper weight range as Acro professional.

Nikita 5 Matrix

Nikita 5 performance matrix

Inflation Characteristics
Characteristics of the glider during the initial inflation.
Landing Characteristics
Characteristics of the glider during the landing approach.
The gliders general stability while flying in turbulence.
Passive Safety
General glider stability without pilot input.
Thermal Attributes
The ease by which the pilot can identify, enter and center (core) a thermal.
Glide Ratio
The distance the glider can travel from a given altitude.
Top Speed
The fully accelerated speed.
How quickly and easily the glider responds to pilot input.
Total Weight
The total glider weight including all rigging.
Sensory information the glider provides to the pilot about flight conditions.
Packing Volume
The volume required storing a folded paraglider.
How quickly the glider responds to pilot input.
The maneuverability and handling of the glider.
How well the glider retains energy in dynamic flight.


Stable and forgiving in the Rhythmic – Infinity and Anti-rhythmic manoeuvres, which are performed by the NIKITA 5 roundly, harmonically and without any hard blows. Short steering ways enable fast changes from one maneuver to the next.

At all Helicopter-transition maneuvers, the wing turns willingly without remaining hanging. The NIKITA 5 stays extremely stable in Helicopter and only needs to be corrected slightly. The rotation speed in Helicopter is fast and thanks to the new valves in the cross ports a Twister can be induced by the pilot in seconds. The brake pressure is medium-hard, very precise and very noticeable when cutting off. This enables the pilot to induce a purposefully and abrupt stall. New-school-maneuvers like Misty-Reverse, Joker, Cork Screw etc… were never so easy to fly.


Extracts of the Edelweiß-logo decorate the NIKITA 5 – selected according to the special glider characteristics and your demand to leave a lasting impression in the sky.


2016 Nikita 5 color scheme

Icaro Nikita 5 color scheme

Sizing and weight chart

Nikita 5 Sizing Chart

Icaro Nikita 5 sizing chart

Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions 24 × 24 × 24 in

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