Jun 27, 2017 · I was lucky enough to fly the Discus 2C FES & Ventus 3 out in Hahnweide this year thanks to the kind offer's from Tilo. These aircraft are extremely well built, Very easy to fly and very good for ... Home. Break Out of Frame. Last updated 25 Apr 2012
The Beginning: Wings and Tails. I started flying gliders shortly after moving to Kansas in 2011. By early 2012 my friend and glider instructor, Tony, had convinced me that I could both afford to buy a glider and that I could get a project and fix it up in his garage by the time I finished my glider add-on rating. A review about Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus to help people decide what glider to buy. Schempp–Hirth Logo T–Shirt General Description. Schempp–Hirth Logo T–Shirt is an adult size grey, short sleeve, T–Shirt with the ‘Schempp–Hirth’ logo across the chest and a small Gliding Gear® logo on the back.
First produced in 1984, the Discus was probably the most innovative glider of its time: it was the first to introduce the distinctive elliptic-like wing to reduce the induced drag (a triple trapezoidal approximation of an actual ellipse is the tradeoff between the ideal shape and viable construction costs). the launch the operator watches the glider and moves the throttle forward until he feels the resistance. He then uses his experience to control the launch speed by adjusting the position of the throttle. Once at a safe height, the glider pilot may signal a low launch speed by lowering the aircraft nose or a fast launch speed by yawing the glider. M&H Soaring M&H Soaring is an FAA certified repair station with 20 years experience in glider repairs, refinishing and maintenance. We are the exclusive US representative for Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau GmbH since 2004. M&H Soaring is also a dealer for Cobra Trailers and ClearNav glider instruments.
Schempp-Hirth, Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany. 12,875 likes · 30 talking about this · 340 were here. SCHEMPP-HIRTH Flugzeugbau GmbH, einer der ältesten Segelflugzeughersteller der Welt / One of the... New! Electrically driven spoilers, connects directly to the receiver, has proportional travel. Installing and adjusting airbrakes has often been a pain, now with these new electric driven airbrakes, no additional hardware is needed, just drop them in the well and connect to the receiver.
Schempp–Hirth Tail Skid General Description. AR Glider production tail skid for Schempp–Hirth (SH) sailplanes. This tail skid fits the Phoebus, Astir Std II, Janus, Cirrus, Ventus, Nimbus II and other gliders. These tail skids are constructed with solid polyurethane and cast iron with an inner metal support. Home. Break Out of Frame. Last updated 25 Apr 2012 This pristine Ventus 2bx is everything that you expect from a Ventus... great thermalling, unbeatable handling, and goes like nobody's business! Expertly equipped with everything you need to go racing, serious cross-country, or record setting. And, oh, it's spectacular for an easygoing Sunday afternoon flight as well!
The long tradition of the Discus as the leading Standard Class glider has been taken over and deepened by the Discus-2. While continuously reaching top positions at World Championships, European Championships and Nationals, its pleasant handling has also made it popular as an all-round glider. First produced in 1984, the Discus was probably the most innovative glider of its time: it was the first to introduce the distinctive elliptic-like wing to reduce the induced drag (a triple trapezoidal approximation of an actual ellipse is the tradeoff between the ideal shape and viable construction costs). The Schempp-Hirth Nimbus-4 is a family of high-performance FAI Open Class gliders designed by Klaus Holighaus and manufactured by Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau GmbH in Kirchheim, Germany. The Nimbus-4 first flew in 1990.
The Schempp-Hirth Discus is a Standard Class glider designed by Schempp-Hirth. It was produced in Germany between 1984 and 1995 but has continued in production in the Czech Republic. New! Electrically driven spoilers, connects directly to the receiver, has proportional travel. Installing and adjusting airbrakes has often been a pain, now with these new electric driven airbrakes, no additional hardware is needed, just drop them in the well and connect to the receiver.
The Cirrus was designed by Dipl.-Ing Klaus Holighaus and was the first glass-fibre production glider to be built by Schempp-Hirth. The prototype flew in 1967 with a V-tail. It was the German Open Class winner in 1967. From 1967 to 1971 107 had been built by Schempp. After that the production was transferred to Vazduhoplovno Tehnicki Centar (VTC) at Vrsac in Yugoslavia, who built 63 units.
This beautiful Discus is private-owned and temporary operated by The University of Tokyo Soaring Club for the club members' advanced training. Seen here one of the junior (3rd grade) pilots pulls the control stick to take the sailplane to the evening sky. [Nikon D750, Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8] - Photo taken at Menuma - Glider Port in Japan on December 15, 2019. Result of a unique, proprietary technology, Alcantara® is a thoroughly avant-garde material with aesthetic, technical and sensory qualities that no other material can equal. Home. Break Out of Frame. Last updated 25 Apr 2012 0 Schempp-Hirth Motor Gliders for Sale Worldwide. Search aircraft for sale for free! Buy and sell planes and helicopters online at GlobalPlaneSearch.com.
Mar 11, 2012 · With a book maximum L/D of 44:1 (for comparison, a Cessna 172's glide ratio is at best about 9:1), the Cirrus is the highest performing glider that I can rent from the club. It is a classic aircraft, Shempp-Hirth's first glass glider (read the original review from the July 1967 issue of Soaring, page 18, if you're curious). It has a retractable ...