The Prima 4 is APCO's trainer model. It is super easy to kite and learn to fly on. The trainee can relax and have fun getting used to flying without any surprises because this glider flies itself. It is slower and safer than most entry level wings and so most pilots will enjoy the Karma for their first wing because it has a bit more performance. . . .
The Karma is APCO's entry level glider yet keeps up with many DHV 1-2's out at the hill. It handles very well and is not difficult to learn to kite on. The Karma is a great first wing that a new pilot will not quickly grow out of. The nice thing about this glider is it allows the pilot to relax and concentrating on having fun flying because it i . . .
The Karma Sport is a zippier version of the Karma with a little better performance. It is about a kilo lighter. It boasts cooler color designs too. Still made out of the bomb-proof Gelvenor cloth, it will last forever. A great first wing if you are going to fly often and consistently. It does demand the pilot to be more active in kiting and flyi . . .
The Vista is a fun wing to fly and has more performance and speed than the Karma. I consider it a "solid" DHV 1-2. It kites very well and feels safe. A good wing for a pilot who flies often and consistently. Not a good wing for the recreational pilot who flies once a year. While test flying it, I pulled my hands down ALL the way while hovering o . . .
A multipurpose wing, the Thrust 09 is designed for paramotoring but is equally suitable for free flight. More sporty than the Karma, the Thrust 09 could be considered an advanced beginner wing. HIT valves give it stability at increased speed. Comes with paramotor/free flying combo risers.