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SparrowHawk Sailplane
There is an excellent review of the SparrowHawk ultralight sailplane in the March issue of Kitplanes. This very pretty 155lb ultralight has a max L/D of 37 and a L/D of 23 at 80knots. The VNE is 123 ...
by David S
Looking for a sailplane that is registered in Canada. My budget is up to $2...
Looking for a sailplane that is registered in Canada. My budget is up to $20,000. Please let me know if you know or have something in my price range. I am located in Alberta. Many thanks in advance ...
by Geoff
FS: Full scale model sailplane
Full scale model of ASW-24 sailplane for sale in USA. Reproduction is perfect in every way. Wingspan of model is 15 meters. Would make impressive radio controlled sailplane. Ample room in cockpit ...
by Grumpster
Trends in Sailplane design
In my studies of various gliders I have noticed we seem to have a lot of what I call racing gliders being produced today. There really do not seem many alternatives in the market today. When I look ...
by caligula
Looking for good condition older sailplane for $15,000 or so. USA location....
looking for good condition older sailplane for $15,000 or so. USA location. Good trailer.
by Guest
Early sailplane video
Around 1979 or 1980 I remember seeing a sailplane video that featured a white sailplane and a black sailplane chasing each other around the sky and doing hi speed passes. Among other things it also ...
by shumaker
Estate Sale: Cobra 15m Trailer for 20m Sailplane Seattle, WA
... chnik 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 was unfortunately destroyed in an ...
by Traci S
What do you call a radio controlled model sailplane held in the wingtip and rotated before launching
This is release by hand and said to reach as much as 140 feet. Better throwers can exceed this by as much as 200 feet.
by Marra M
The Sailplane and Glider (cross-posted to RAS)
If you have pre-1945 copies of this magazine that you might be prepared to sell, swap or donate, then please read on… The Sailplane and Glider, a forerunner of today's S&G, was published from 1930 ...
by Keit.Smiss
SG-1 sailplane prototype
Hi, We are developing a new lighter than normal 13.9m sailplane in New Zealand called SG-1. You can see something on the designwork and prototype at http://www.foamworks.co.nz/sg/ Our resouce scale ...
by irenetrevi
Pics,info on Grunau"baby"sailpl ane of the 1930's which appar...
Pics,info on Grunau"baby"sailplane of the 1930's which apparently only weighed 30kgs ?
by Guest
Flying Wing Sailplane
This is my second flying wing! I now have a monarch and having a ball http://www.continuo.com/videowebpage/lloydweb/home.htm
by pilotltw
How much does a new sailplane cost
how much does a new sailplane cost
by Guest
I am looking for documentation on the Moswey 6 sailplane (2 seater). I have...
I am looking for documentation on the Moswey 6 sailplane (2 seater). I have 3 views and specifications, but no pictures. I have searched just about every place I could think, with no luck. Does ...
by Guest
Looking forward to own a 15 Meter sailplane.,Libelle or LS-3 or similiarsmi...
Looking forward to own a 15 Meter sailplane.,Libelle or LS-3 or similiarsmin good codition. Please send price an fotos. Regards, Felipe DCosta
by Guest
Glider/sailplane fields in southern missouri or close by in other states.
glider/sailplane fields in southern missouri or close by in other states.
by Guest
Has anyone here is the US purchased a used sailplane from Ca...
Has anyone here is the US purchased a used sailplane from Canada? If so, what is the process? Customs, tariffs, etc. What percentage will the customs man hit you for? Any legal roadblocks, traps, ...
by k4qs
Ted Smith's Soaring Star 2 place sailplane
Hello, Does anybody have information on Ted Smith's last project, the 2 place Soaring Star? I am currently looking for a 3 view with no success. In advance, thank you. Dave
by Guest
What do you call this sailplane produce in the 1980s through 1990s by Schempp Hirth?
This is a German company known for producing sailplanes. Triple victory was attained recently in 2017 at Italy Grand Prix.
by Marra M
Bitten hard by the sailplane/self propelled world
what is the best method of locating quality used sailplanes, seem to have all top websites bookmarked. found many sites 4 rc type. my body is far to large to fit into. Love the DG line, i live in the ...
by DW. GAYLORD
Glider Sales for last 15 Years?
Does anyone keep records on sailplane sales? I have been curoius about the number of the various types of gliders sold in the last 15 years. Bill Snead
by cosmopolitan
Re: VENTUS 2B (east coast) FOR SALE
... n below. Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2B SN80 Manufactured 11/98 - Delivered 2/99. Total Package Price (for sailplane, trailer, and all listed ...
by David S
Re: Alternatives for glider insurance?
I'm new to the aviation insurance game since I bought my first sailplane this year. I did my homework and priced several policies. Since I live in MI, with winter storage, I found the on/off ...
by dflaim
Re: Any 15m wingspan schweizer sailplanes avail for sale,& pse s...
Hey Rick, My email is <email> . That would be great to get some pictures of the sailplane. I can get to Orange County easily. I am located in Atlanta. Look forward to talking with you. ...
by Chuck Maire
Re: New glider Schleicher ASW-28 15/18 meter
No. No two sailplanes are entirely the same. Talk to John Murray of Eastern Sailplane and he will give you the honest scoop. Sincerely, John Iacobucci ...
by TerrtUU
Re: Experimental Sailplanes
There is a sailplane called the sparrowhawk that is FAR 103 legal (Ultralight) but it looks light a high performance glider. Check out http://www.esoaring.com under (Special Links at this Website) ...
by JB
Re: Question about ultralight gliders
The APIS Glider can be built as an ultralight glider, pure sailplane or self launch . . . looks nice, good performance. Robert Mudd of Ohio is the importer. See http://www.apisgliders.com
by chaos syndrome
I have a 1959 schwiezer SGU-2-22 C for sale,not a 1955. Sorry my mistake! T...
... ircraft last flew in 1988.The aircraft has been sitting in a barn, disassembled on it,s trailer.The sailplane overall appearance looks okay,but it may need to ...
by Guest
Re: Worst glider for instructors
... rritates me about the 2-33 is that it followed the 2-32 in the design series (The 2-32 is not a bad sailplane.) which suggests that the 2-33 is a bad glider by intent - designed with malice and ...
by Adominator
Re: Any Bede BD-5S sailplanes still flying around today?Any avai...
... ics. Speak to someone who specializes in that. Nevertheless, keep in mind that the definition of a sailplane as far as the FAA goes, only applies to certified aircraft. There is no definition of ...
by FlyBD5
Re: Eta flights this summer?
... t Braunschweig. It is indeed being regularly flown, by Hans-Werner Große. It is an amazing looking sailplane, beautifully designed, detailed, and finished...much more than I ...
by Keit.Smiss
Accurate Contest Scoring - Distance
For our friends overseas who do not read 'Soaring' magazine, I am posting below a letter which I sent to the magazine. It was published in the December issue (with modifications). Bill Feldbaumer 09 ...
by Keit.Smiss
27B and Ventus 2
Do both sailplanes have new horizontal stabilizer designs ? Is this the next big breakthrough? Which is trying to get the jump on the other sailplane? What is the rest of the story? Regards, RE Gaines
by Mathiasll
Gelcoat Crazing Treatment
I am in the process of refinishing a 30 year old fiberglass boat which has obvious gelcoat crazing. I have discovered a two-part polyurethane primer specifically designed to fill gelcoat cracks and ...
by Squirrel-Honest
Re: Worse glider ever...
The 1-36 was the result of piecing several already certified sailplanes together so that Schweizers would not have such an expensive time with the certification with a new sailplane. I remember my ...
by Jiggybo
What do you call this Polish made mid-wing two seater aerobatic glider?
This sailplane was first displayed in Netherlands in 1993 where Jerzy Makula flew it winning the World Championship.
by Marra M
I have a 1955 schwiezer 2-22 for sale. The aircraft last flew in 1988. The ...
... ircraft last flew in 1988. The aircraft has been sitting in a barn disassembled on it,s trailer.The sailplane overall appearance looks okay but may need to be recovered and recertified.What is ...
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
Re: Fauvel flying wings
I don't agree. You can't say that the Fauvels were not very successful. More than one hundred AV-36 or AV-361 have flown all over the world, it is probably much more than all the Marske flying wings ...
by Linda2
Re: Our ASW19B is placard limited to a top pilot weight of 212 l...
Not an answer, another question. I am considering an ASW19 and am a bit bigger than 212 lb(219 actually) How does a sailplane get placarded below Manufacturers recommendation??? Thanx
by john

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