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Skytug project

Skytug project

08-06-2022

BGD is a partner in phase 1 of the SKYTUG project. The SKYTUG project aims to deliver wind assisted propulsion to conventional and alternatively propelled vessels during the open sea sections of their crossings, thereby reducing the towed vessel’s carbon footprint and required fuel storage capacity....

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IKSurf Koala 10 test

10-02-2022

IKSurf magazine tested a Koala 10, calling it "a breath of fresh air for the foil kite market". Their testers took a selection of foil kites, including the Koala, out in the UK and South Africa, and said their light-wind efficiency made them "session savers". Here's an extract from the test report: "With...

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IKSurf Koala 10 test
IKsurf magazine meet Maxime-Luan Desjardins

IKsurf magazine meet Maxime-Luan Desjardins

31-12-2021

Following his success in the GKA Hydrofoil Freestyle World Tour, IKsurf magazine featured Airwave rider Maxime-Luan Desjardins in their On The Fly section. Read IKSurf mag for free at the link below. Meet Maxime on page 90. Koalas are in the Lightroom gallery pages too!

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GKA Hydrofoil Freestyle World Cup: Maxime Desjardins takes silver!

20-11-2021

Huge congratulations to Maxime Desjardins, who took silver at the GKA Hydrofoil Freestyle World Cup 2021 riding the Koala! The final competition day at Fortaleza served up 20-22 knot winds. Each rider had 15 trick attempts, with the top four scores counting. Maxime's semi-final was against fellow...

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Maxime reaches semi-finals in GKA Hydrofoil Freestyle World Cup

19-11-2021

Maxime Desjardins is absolutely storming his first major hydrofoil freestyle competition. On Day 3 of the GKA Hydrofoil Freestyle World Cup he beat former World Champion Fred Hope, taking him through the semi-finals. He is competing with the Airwave Koala. Watch the action in the livestream video....

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GKA Hydrofoil Freestyle World Cup: Maxime Desjardins through to Round 3

17-11-2021

French rider Maxime Desjardins is competing in the GKA (Global Kitesports Association) Hydrofoil freestyle World Cup in Fortaleza, Brazil. It is a combined event with the GWA (Global Wingsports Association) Wingfoiling World Cup, and runs from 16th - 21st November 2021. The world's best riders are...

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The Kitemag Koala 5 test

The Kitemag Koala 5 test

04-11-2021

Having previously tested the 10, TheKiteMag took out a Koala 5 as well, and wrote a great review in issue 44. "On marginal days the 10m really gave us confidence to head out, the stability was insane, and even in the sub-8 knot range it was rock solid in the air when you would have been running in circles...

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On the Fly: IKSurf Magazine interview Tom Lolies

12-10-2021

IKSurf magazine published an interview with Airwave's Tom Lolies in issue 89. They talked about Tom's love for flying, and how he ditched his XBox for a sewing machine at the age of 14, and then designed his first paragliders and kites. ("they did not fly so well, haha!"). His passion has continued to...

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On the Fly: IKSurf Magazine interview Tom Lolies
Koala 10 review by Kiteworld mag

Koala 10 review by Kiteworld mag

30-09-2021

Jim, Bully and Rob from Kiteworld Mag tested the Koala 10 in the south of England over the summer, riding on both twin-tip and foil in 14-20 knot winds. They praised the Koala's stability, impressive hang times (scoring it 9.5 out of 10 for hang-time) and reliable relaunch off the water, and said it...

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La Foil-ie au Lac - AIRWAVE

28-06-2021

Epic sunshine and good wind made the first kite festival "La Foil-ie au Lac" a weekend to remember. The whole Airwave team welcomed riders from all over and handed out countless Koala's for demo. Here are a few images from the event! Find out more about the brand new Koala!

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Orifices de drainage dans les extrémités des ailes de la KOALA

Orifices de drainage dans les extrémités des ailes de la KOALA

28-05-2021

Il nous a été porté signalé que tout le monde n'est pas au courant de l'existence des orifices de drainage dans les extrémités des ailes de la KOALA. Les nouvelles ailes peuvent être livrées avec ces orifices de drainage fermés, mais il est important de vérifier et de s'assurer qu'ils sont...

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Essayez un Koala: La Foil'ie au Lac, France

13-05-2021

Nous serons au festival La Foil'ie au Lac, au Lac du Monteynard du 12 au 13 juin 2021, pour faire du kite et du foil. Nous aurons une gamme de Koalas de démonstration avec nous, c'est donc une occasion idéale pour nous rencontrer, d'aller sur l'eau, et essayer un Koala. Si vous prévoyez d'être...

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Essayez un Koala: La Foil'ie au Lac, France

Rediffusion de l'événement de lancement sur Zoom

08-04-2021

Si vous avez manqué l'événement de présentation sur Zoom en mars, vous pouvez regarder l'enregistrement et voir ce que vous avez manqué ici.

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Join us! AIRWAVE Introduction event Friday 26 March

25-03-2021

AIRWAVE designers Bruce Goldsmith and Tom Lolies will be hosting a Zoom get-together on Friday 26 March, to introduce the brand and themselves, and meet some of the community. DATE: Friday 26 March 2021 TIME: 15:00 CET If you'd like to be a part of this event, click the INVITE ME button below, and...

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Join us! AIRWAVE Introduction event Friday 26 March
Koala 5/8/10m - Ready to Ship!

Koala 5/8/10m - Ready to Ship!

19-03-2021

Our brand spanking new Koala kite is in stock and ready to ship! For now only the sizes 5/8/10m kites are ready but don't fret the 12m will be coming very soon! If you are interested contact us directly at sales@airwave.aero

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AIRWAVE'S LAUNCH EVENT!

19-03-2021

Using Zoom the Airwave team launched the brand during a very informative presentation and Q&A session about Airwave and the first kite the Koala.

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AIRWAVE'S LAUNCH EVENT!
Airwave webpage goes live!

Airwave webpage goes live!

18-03-2021

We are please to final make our website live! It has been months of preparations and photo/film projects to get it to this point and we are very proud of our work. We hope you enjoy it at much as we enjoyed making it!

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Col Agnel - Snow Kite Session

19-02-2021

Converging on Col Agnel, France the AIRWAVE team and flying Frenchie Etienne Cordeau met up to test out the brand new Koala on the snow.

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Col Agnel - Snow Kite Session
Koala 5.5 is better than expected

Koala 5.5 is better than expected

23-07-2020

The Airwave team met at Beauduc, France to test out the latest Koala size and were welcomed with strong winds and clear skies. The 5.5m Koala performed very well and will probably be one of the most popular sizes with the ultra wide wind range and amazing performance.

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