Trio | Flow | Lift | Lift PRO

Design brief ;
Create a kite that is extremely easy to use, has performance that many will never outgrow, yet can be also be used by the first time beginner.

The Flow is a completely new Freeride kite for 2003, replacing the previous ATV. As with all the kites in the Airush range, the Flow benefits from a great deal of attention throughout its 12 months of development and refinement. Here is a kite that exhibits both superior manners together with ease of use, making it ideal for both the beginner or intermediate alike. It is responsive, with instant power, giving a great deal of feedback to the rider. De-power is progressive and smooth, as is the turning ability, with a consummately easy feel to the kite.

The Flow's medium aspect ratio makes for an exceptionally easy kite to restart on water. Easily flipped onto its back, it re-powers quickly and safely climbs back up into the window with the minimum of rider input. In the hands of an expert the Flow is still a very potent weapon. Fully powered in experienced hands the Flow will perform to a very high standard. As with all of BenŐs designs, the Flow has the capability for big air, and its punchy low down power and rapid turning ability make it an excellent kite for short sharp moves when fully loaded. Many pro riders use the Flow in the smaller sizes when conditions get really rough. It retains a great deal of potential.

Flow features solid build construction and the stability to recover itself should you make the occasional mistake, giving you a helping hand when needed. Total ease of use for beginners combined with performance that experts will revel in, the Flow is built tough for all you can throw at it. Its wide ranging performance benefits set it apart from the crowd.


Model Surface area Span Span/Chord Aspect Ratio Chord Wind Range
Flow 4.5 4.5 tba tba tba tba 25-37
Flow 6.5 6.5 5000 2.8 3.8 1800 20-32
Flow 9.0 9.0 6200 3.1 4.3 2000 15-27
Flow 12.0 12.0 8000 3.7 5.3 2150 10-20
Flow 15.5 15.5 9200 4.2 5.5 2200 8-18
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