Recommended training for newbie Discus owner.
I am a newly rated pvt glider pilot (atp rated for power), been training in 2-33, G-103 and ASK-21. I'm about to take delivery of a Discus and would like to get some opinions about what sort of ...
by caligula
Discus CS for sale
1997 Discus CS for sale. Fully equipped, excellent condition. Price reduced to $49,000 to avoid winter storage costs and hassle. For details ...
by Ticketbyru
Asw20 vs Discus
Hi, I am looking for advice on whether there is any difference in performance between the two. I know it will be fairly small as they both have the same handicap, but I have to choose between both ...
by 123
Discus Tail Wheel Replacement
The rubber tailwheel assembly on me 13 year old Discus is pretty well deteriorated. I'm ready to stick on the replacement. What say the group with regard to suggested adhesive and technique?
by souljay
FS: Discus bT
Discus bT, built 1991, 1475 hrs, 330 launches; engine installed 1995, 17 hrs; very good optical & technical condition! Fully & well equipped (among other things winglets, special colour markings, bug ...
by DSOseeker
Is there a discus owners group out there?
is there a discus owners group out there?ie yahoo ect i could join? john uk
by Guest
Discus 2ct
I have been looking for a Discus 2CT but can not find one. How often would a sailplane like this come up for sale and how much would i be looking at to purchase one. Thanks
by mark
Differences between the discus models
Hi I am looking into buying a discus. I have my mind set on a sustainer so Discus T, 2T or the 2CT Can anyone tell me what the difference is between the different models/versions. Are there ...
by mark
I'm looking for a Discus B or CS. If you have one for sale p...
I'm looking for a Discus B or CS. If you have one for sale please contact me at <email> . Also, I've been told that the HpH 304C has about the same performance, more room (I fit in the A or ...
by rick.hoffmann50
Wanted PZL 55, Discus or standard Cirrus, pref. in Europe, up to 20.000E
I want to lease (buy) Discus CS, GF 304C, DG 202 17 or very good Jantar std 3 w trailer for season 2013. You are the owner until final payment. ( Can cash 20K E) Please offers by mail. Advantage ...
by Vlado
Question regarding Discus A
Can anyone advise me regarding the largest pilot size (weight and height)a Discus A cockpit can reasonably accommodate? Would 1.752 m (5'9") and 86.2 kg(190 lbs) be a tight fit? Would appreciate ...
by Mark
Speaking of the Ventus...
The discus, especially with winglets, is a very sweet handling glider and suitable for first glider. The ventus has a reputation for being a little more demanding. This may explain why used discuses ...
by Keit.Smiss
Re: Glider Sales for last 15 Years?
OK, here are some estimates covering the years 1988 - 2002: DG Flugzeugbau DG-300 238 DG Flugzeugbau DG-500 235 Glaser-Dirks DG-600 113 DG Flugzeugbau DG-800 286 DG Flugzeugbau DG-1000 16 Grob G 103C ...
by irenetrevi
Libelle 201 B for sale
# 489 (1974), exceptionally good condition. Trailer (home-made by Tim Mara). Hangared at Fairfield, Pa. Bought $19K two years ago. Flown few hours since then. Reason for selling: buying Discus. (301) ...
by glider
Re: What glider if not a Speed Astir?
The only major drawback with a Kestrel is the speed control (the airbrakes make a nice noise and that is about all) needed for landing: getting into a short field, or even a long one can be a ...
by Grumpster
Estate Sale: Cobra 15m Trailer for 20m Sailplane Seattle, WA
For Sale: 2003 Alfred Spindelberger Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH 15m Cobra model Sailplane Trailer This trailer is being sold for an estate. The DG-1000 sailplane that was once stored/transported in this ...
by Traci S
Re: Grob Twin
Staffan Ek a écrit : Maybe you are talking about Twin III and not Twin II. Except for the landing gear (three wheels on the Twin II), Twin I and Twin II are not so different - both being heavy on ...
by dflaim
Re: Blanik L33 Solo
Our club uses two L13's and an L23 as basic trainers and our L33 Solo is the first single seat ship our members move up to. It is very light and responsive in roll, the pitch isn't unusually ...
by filip`
Re: First Glass Ship?
Get standard class, like Discus. You have a lot to learn about flaps and multiple things going wrong at the same time...
by high flyer
Hello to everyone! I´ve been flying a std libelle 201 for the past 6 years ...
Hello to everyone! I´ve been flying a std libelle 201 for the past 6 years and I would like to change to one glider with better performance. I fly around 70 to 100 hours per year, so I think I ...
by jaume
Re: Glider refinishing in eastern Europe
I have experience with Aerospool in Prievidza, Slovakia. These guys do gelcoats for Shempp Hirth´s Ventus 2c and Discus 2, what I think is enough to refer about quality. They start production of ...
by domr
Have been out of Soaring for about 10 years. I ran across a ...
Have been out of Soaring for about 10 years. I ran across a 1992 Schempp-Hirth Discus A on ebay. Any idea on recent sales of this year and model.
by Guest
Racing the Diana (Long)
Racing the Diana I had the good fortune to pilot the first new production Diana at the Uvalde 15 Meter Nationals and would like to offer a recount of my impressions of this aircraft and how it ...
by alexsch
Cockpit sizes
Does anyone have any suggestions on a decent single place glass ship for a 6'1 230 lb. pilot. I only have about 300 hours so I don't need the fastest ..just something decent that I can sit in without ...
by shumaker
Re: Gliders at Oshkosh
now, if you make that 2-33 a Duo Discus then we may be in business..... or have you ever seen Tom Cruise chase down Mother Theresa in one of his movies ???? Ernie - Ventus C (FL)
by souljay
Re: Help ID glider
If you mean a fairly recent design made of fiberglass and using Discus wings, it's the Technoflug/AMS Carat: http://www.technoflug.de/english/carat/index.html
by Ns Ehrlich
Re: Glider loans to youth (USA)
Maybe someone would care to lend me a Discus. I'm 50 now so I should only need it for about 30 years, then I will return it in good condition. Thanks in advance.

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