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Sale - 15% OFF - Silver Covers and Bags - May 26th through July 4th

Simply Kool is providing a special price for glider canopy covers and storage bags in the silver color only. The sale price is $84.15 (the normal price is $99). The optional storage bags are on sale for $8.50 (normally $10). The prices below have been updated to reflect this sale.

Overview
How many times has this happened to you?  You get out to the flight line and wait a while for your turn to fly.  While waiting, you keep your sailplane's canopy closed - because you don't want your expensive canopy damaged by being slammed closed by the wind.  Meanwhile, the sun is beating down into your glider - heating up the inside, but with the canopy closed there is no air circulation - so everything inside the glider gets hot - very hot - probably over 140° F hot!!! (OK, I'm just guessing at how hot - but you know it gets hot.)  Your expensive soaring instruments are baking in the sun.  The metal buckles on your seat belts and parachute harness are too hot to touch.  The paint on the instrument panel cover gets discolored over time.  Your PDA gets so hot it shuts down.  Your glider battery doesn't like the extreme heat - and doesn't last as long as it should because of it.  After you get into the glider, you feel like you have entered some medieval torture chamber. 

Problem Solved!
SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Covers are designed solve the cockpit heating problem.  They are made of shiny metallic stretchy fabric that reflects the majority of the sun's energy away from your cockpit - and they fit your glider's canopy like a glove.  They are elegant in their simplicity, and lightweight and easy-to-use.  Just slip it onto you canopy after you rig the glider and it will keep the cockpit cool until you remove it just before takeoff.  You can even leave it on while you get into the cockpit to keep the sun off until immediately before takeoff.  It compacts down into a very small space - so you can take it with you while you fly.  After landing you can put it back on in a few seconds to keep things in the cockpit cool while you download your flight log and tidy up the cockpit.

Overview

  • Relects sun and heat
  • Simple to install
  • Simple to remove
  • Simple to stow
  • Now that's SimplyKool!

Features

  • SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Covers are made of reflective stretch fabric for a great snug fit on all types of single place fiberglass gliders
  • Keeps your cockpit cool and protects your instruments, battery, PDA, and interior
  • Work well on side hinged or front hinged canopies
  • Slips on and off easily and can be rolled up small enough to stuff in the cockpit with you when you fly
  • Made with an elastic adjustable drawstring – no need to readjust after initial installation
  • Available in silver or gold color

Important Notes

  • This product is not intended for use while your glider is tied down outside for any period of time.  It won't last long in that application.  You really need all-weather covers for that.
  • It is not possible to lock the canopy down in place with the SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Cover installed.  Therefore, do not use it while transporting your glider or tying your glider down outside.  Also, be careful that the canopy does not blow open on windy days.
  • A Roeger hook in the canopy (a small pointed rod in the top/back of the canopy designed to facilitate clean canopy jettisoning) will probably cause damage to the cover over time. 

New - Optional Storage Bags
SimplyKool now offers very nice Storage Bags for use with the Simply Kool Metallic Canopy Covers.  They are 9" x 16" (22.9 x 40.6 cm) in size when empty and flat and are available in either silver or gold color.  You can see details and order them below.


Models are Available for these Sailplanes

  • Alexander Schleicher ASW 19, 20, 22, 24, 27, 28, ASG 29, ASK 21 (For the ASK-21, order the 2-seater with 2 canopies option below.)
  • DG 101, 202, 300, 400, 600, 800
  • EB 28 - Order the 2-seater with 1 large canopy option below
  • Genesis 2
  • Grob 102
  • HpH 304CZ
  • LAK 17 and 17A, LAK 19
  • LS 3, 4, 6, 8, 10
  • PIK-20 A, B, D
  • PW-5
  • PZL Bielsko SZD-55, SZD-59
  • Schempp-Hirth Cirrus, Discus A, B, CS, Discus 2, DuoDiscus, Ventus A, B, Ventus 2, Nimbus 2, 3, 4, MiniNimbus
  • SZD 48 (Jantar Std. 3)
  • Windward Performance: Duckhawk, Sparrowhawk

What if your sailplane type is not listed above
If your sailplane is not included in the list above, we're sorry, but the manufacturer is not taking custom orders or measurements for new patterns.  They tried that for a while and we did not have good results.  Let us know if you have a glider that is not listed and we will let the manufacturer know that your glider type should be added to the "wish list".


How to Use Your SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Cover

SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Covers are the only ones with an adjustable draw string that ensures a snug custom fit.

The very first time you fit your cover you may have to pull the elastic draw string found at the rear seam of the cover.

Once the fit is to your liking simply tie a permanent knot in the elastic string.

Your cover will probably never need adjusting again and you can simply slide it on and off whenever you want.


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SimplyKool-1-Canopy-Silver SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Cover - Silver - Single Seat Glider with 1 Canopy
Enter the sailplane type at check-out.  Be sure to check availability for your sailplane using the table above before ordering. 

Note: SimplyKool items ship directly to you from the manufacturer.  If you order other items, they will ship separately from Cumulus Soaring, Inc.

Optional Storage Bag
The Simply Kool Storage Bag is a highly recommended and popular option.  It is a good way to protect your canopy cover and is a good value at only $10.  You can see details and order below.

Sale: $84.15
(normally $99)

 

5 Days
Canopy Cover
- Silver
 


Optional
Storage Bag
- Silver

 

SimplyKool-1-Canopy-Gold SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Cover - Gold - Single Seat Glider with 1 Canopy
Enter the sailplane type at check-out.  Be sure to check availability for your sailplane using the table above before ordering. 

Note: SimplyKool items ship directly to you from the manufacturer.  If you order other items, they will ship separately from Cumulus Soaring, Inc.

Optional Storage Bag
The Simply Kool Storage Bag is a highly recommended and popular option.  It is a good way to protect your canopy cover and is a good value at only $10.  You can see details and order below.

$99

5 Days
Canopy Cover
- Gold
 


Optional
Storage Bag
- Gold

 

SimplyKool-1-Lg-Canopy-Silver SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Cover - Silver - 2-Seat Glider with 1 Large Canopy
Enter the sailplane type at check-out.  Be sure to check availability for your sailplane using the table above before ordering. 

Note: SimplyKool items ship directly to you from the manufacturer.  If you order other items, they will ship separately from Cumulus Soaring, Inc.

Optional Storage Bag
The Simply Kool Storage Bag is a highly recommended and popular option.  It is a good way to protect your canopy cover and is a good value at only $10.  You can see details and order below.

Sale: $135.15
(normally: $159)

5 Days
Canopy Cover
- Silver
 


Optional
Storage Bag
- Silver

 

SimplyKool-1-Lg-Canopy-Gold SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Cover - Gold - 2-Seat Glider with 1 Large Canopy
Enter the sailplane type at check-out.  Be sure to check availability for your sailplane using the table above before ordering. 

Note: SimplyKool items ship directly to you from the manufacturer.  If you order other items, they will ship separately from Cumulus Soaring, Inc.

Optional Storage Bag
The Simply Kool Storage Bag is a highly recommended and popular option.  It is a good way to protect your canopy cover and is a good value at only $10.  You can see details and order below.

$159

5 Days
Canopy Cover
- Gold
 


Optional
Storage Bag
- Gold

 

SimplyKool-2-Canopies-Silver SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Cover - Silver - 2-Seat Glider with 2 Canopies
Enter the sailplane type at check-out.  Be sure to check availability for your sailplane using the table above before ordering. 

Note: SimplyKool items ship directly to you from the manufacturer.  If you order other items, they will ship separately from Cumulus Soaring, Inc.

Optional Storage Bag
The Simply Kool Storage Bag is a highly recommended and popular option.  It is a good way to protect your canopy cover and is a good value at only $10.  You can see details and order below.

Sale: $148.75
(normally $175)

5 Days
Canopy Cover
- Silver
 


Optional
Storage Bag
- Silver

 

SimplyKool-2-Canopies-Gold SimplyKool™ Metallic Canopy Cover - Gold - 2-Seat Glider with 2 Canopies
Enter the sailplane type at check-out.  Be sure to check availability for your sailplane using the table above before ordering. 

Note: SimplyKool items ship directly to you from the manufacturer.  If you order other items, they will ship separately from Cumulus Soaring, Inc.

Optional Storage Bag
The Simply Kool Storage Bag is a highly recommended and popular option.  It is a good way to protect your canopy cover and is a good value at only $10.  You can see details and order below.

$175

5 Days
Canopy Cover
- Gold
 


Optional
Storage Bag
- Gold

 

SimplyKool-StorageBag-Silver SimplyKool™ Storage Bag - Silver
The Simply Kool Storage Bag is a highly recommended and popular option.  It is a good way to protect your canopy cover and is a good value at only $10.  They close securely with a draw-string with slide-lock.

Note: SimplyKool items ship directly to you from the manufacturer.  If you order other items, they will ship separately from Cumulus Soaring, Inc.

Sale: $8.50
(normally $10)

5 Days

 

SimplyKool-StorageBag-Gold SimplyKool™ Storage Bag - Gold
The Simply Kool Storage Bag is a highly recommended and popular option.  It is a good way to protect your canopy cover and is a good value at only $10.  They close securely with a draw-string with slide-lock.

Note: SimplyKool items ship directly to you from the manufacturer.  If you order other items, they will ship separately from Cumulus Soaring, Inc.

$10

5 Days

 

Cumulus Soaring, Inc.
Paul E. Remde

8661 Connelly Place
Savage, Minnesota 55378
USA


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