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Safety announcement for hang gliders

Icaro starts selling Ski & Snowboard helmets


For over thirty years, Icaro 2000 has held a leadership position worldwide for the production of flight helmets (hang gliding, paragliding, ultralight aircraft).

The reasons for this continuing success can be found in the company's commitment to research and development, finding new ways of meeting the requirements of sports pilots, in addition to its sleek and attractive "Italian Design”.

All our flight helmets have always received European EN966 certification.

Icaro 2000 is now extending its range of operations. From this year we are launching products for areas different to sports flying. This gives people who practice other sports (skiing, biking, skydiving, water sports) the chance to benefit from Icaro 2000's hallmarks of lightness, safety and appealing design that have always set our helmets apart from the rest.

Look at the new helmet page

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Helmet Solar X with the incredible X5 ear defenders


Mateos-01

Marie Mateos, the wonderful french paramotor women's world, european and
french champion is wearing our helmet with the new very efficient 3M X5

September 2017 (17008)

Gold for the Italian team at the World Championship


Oro

Our Alex Ploner second, just a few points behind Petr Benes.
Christian third, both with hang glider Laminar.

Great Italian team that now has won 5 times the worlds.
Thanks also to the tireless team leader Flavio Tebaldi.

All the latest news from Brasilia about the competition:

August 2017 (17007)

Manfred Ruhmer again Class 2 World Champion


Manfred

He is now 7 times World Champion with his Swift

August 2017 (17006)

Italian Hang Gliding Championship 2017


Alex

Alex Ploner first on Laminar
Best results for Icaro 2000: 4 Laminar in the first 4 places, 7 in the first 10.

More info and photos from the team leader Flavio Tebaldi

July 2017 (17005)

Red Bull X-Alps 2017


Chrigel

Chrigel Maurer (SUI1) wins this incredible race for the 5 th time in a row.
He always used our old helmet Iguana, out of production since years.

Big big congratulations to the best paraglider pilot in the world !!!

More info on the official site of the Red Bull X-Alps 2017

July 2017 (17004)

Helmet Nerv: 2 new very special colours


Nerv-new

SCRATCH GREY & DEEP FOREST

  • Incredible new colours
  • Never seen before
  • Limited edition
  • Italian design
  • Made 100% in Italy

  • More info

April 2017 (17003)

Hang Gliders: about maintenance and repairs


Alfio

Icaro 2000 recommends compliance with the timescale of programmed maintenance as detailed in the user manual. In addition, the manufacturer would like to remind you that an additional check may be necessary every time that an unusual event (heavy landing, unsuitable transport conditions, etc.) gives rise to doubts regarding the hang glider’s airworthiness. Programmed maintenance and checks must be performed only by qualified staff, using exclusively original Icaro 2000 spare parts.

In this regard, Icaro 2000 can perform the maintenance operations on a hang glider in the space of one day, by appointment.

Icaro 2000 also reminds you that hang glider sails also require periodical substitution. Over the years, repeated folding and exposure to sunlight causes a gradual deterioration in physical strength and shape, affecting the parameters of maximum admissible loading, the wing’s aerodynamic behaviour and therefore the hang glider’s stability. This process of ageing affects all types of sail, though to different degrees.

April 2017 (17002)

New Icaro helmet Rollbar Plus


Rollbar-Plus

A special helmet for the demanding micro light pilots:

  • Double visor
  • Same fiberglass shell as the unique Rega II helmet
  • Strong Icaro exclusive titanium-anodized aluminium "rollbar" for best chin protection
  • Passive inside ventilation
  • Turbo skip to avoid annoying turbolences between the eyes and the visor.

More info

January 2017 (17001)