Schempp-Hirth Discus bT · GliderReview

Schempp-Hirth Discus bT

Discus bT
Average Price €59000 1

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Average Flown Distance

(source: OLC 2016)

For Beginners
Crosscountry
Competition
Handling
Climbing
Spin Recovery
Aerobatics
Rigging

Why buy

It's an high-performer suitable for beginners, and when you are experienced enough to race you don't have to upgrade.

General characteristics

Crew 1
First flight 1984
Built 850

Technical characteristics

Height 1.27 m
Length 6.68 m
Wingspan 15 m
Wing Area 10.58 m²
Aspect Ratio 21.3
Flaps No
Empty Weight 233 Kg
Gross Weight 525 Kg
Ballast 180 Kg
Retractable Gear Yes
Retractable Propeller Yes
Self Launching No

Performance

Min Sink 0.59 m/s
Glide Ratio 42.5
Stall speed 66 Km/h
VNE 250 Km/h
Gs 5.3/-2.65