Schempp-Hirth Ventus a · GliderReview

Schempp-Hirth Ventus a

Average Price €43000 1
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    Average Flown Distance

    (source: OLC 2016)

    For Beginners
    Crosscountry
    Competition
    Handling
    Climbing
    Spin Recovery
    Aerobatics
    Rigging

    Why buy

    No reason to buy this glider yet!

    General characteristics

    Class FAI 15 Metre
    Crew 1
    First flight 1980
    Built 613

    Technical characteristics

    Height 1.27 m
    Length 6.35 m
    Wingspan 15 m
    Wing Area 9.51 m²
    Aspect Ratio 23.7
    Flaps Yes
    Empty Weight 240 Kg
    Gross Weight 525 Kg
    Ballast 160 Kg
    Retractable Gear Yes
    Retractable Propeller No
    Self Launching No

    Performance

    Min Sink 0.58 m/s
    Glide Ratio 43.5
    Stall speed 65 Km/h
    VNE 250 Km/h
    Gs 5.3/-2.65