Club Aircraft

We're proud of our Club owned fleet of trainers and solo aircraft. We also have two tow planes. We try to give our members every opportunity to fly!

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Glider: Schleicher  ASK 21  Tail #: N574KS

Description: The ASK 21 is a glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) two-seater mid-wing glider aircraft with a T-tail. The ASK 21 is designed primarily for beginner instruction, but is also suitable for cross-country flying and aerobatic instruction.

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Never exceed: 151 KIAS Rough air: 97 KIAS Final: 49 KIAS + wind speed Best glide: 49K duel 46K solo
Min sink: KIAS Stall: 37 KIAS Glide ratio: 34-1 Max G: NA

 

Glider: Grobe  G 102 Astir CS  Tail #: N20737

Description: The G102 Astir is a single seat glassfibre Standard Class sailplane, designed by Burkhart Grob and built by Grob Aircraft. It was the first Grob-designed sailplane, with the first flight in December 1974.

The Astir CS [Club Standard] is of composite (fiberglass/resin) construction, has a large wing area, a T-tail and water ballast tanks in its wings. The large wing area gives good low-speed handling characteristics but its high-speed performance is inferior to other Standard-class gliders.

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Never exceed: 135k Rough air: 92k Final: 51k + wind Best glide: 51k
Min sink: 41k Stall: 33k Glide ratio: 34-1 Max G:

 

Glider: Blanik  L-13 AC  Tail #: 5678

Description: The two-seat all-metal L13AC Blaník is an aerobatic version of the L13 Blanik, primarily intended for dual aerobatic training while also used for elementary glider training. It has the same cockpit as the L23 Super Blanik with one piece canopy, the tail of an L13, and shortened L23 wings.

The intended users of the L13AC Blaník are clubs, commercial, and military schools where instructors and other pilots are trained in mastering basic aerobatic maneuvers.

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Never exceed: 124k Rough air: 86k Final: 46k + wind Best glide: 46k
Min sink: 38k Stall: 34k Glide ratio: 28-1 Max G:

 

Glider: Schweizer  SGS 1-26A  Tail #: N3822A

Description: The Schweizer SGS 1-26 is a United States One-Design, single-seat, mid-wing glider built by Schweizer Aircraft of Elmira, New York. The SGS 1-26 enjoyed a very long production run from its first flight in 1954 until 1979, when production was ended. The 1-26 was replaced in production by the Schweizer SGS 1-36 Sprite. The 1-26 is the most numerous sailplane found in the US.

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Never exceed: 104 MPH Rough air: 65 MPH Final: 45 MPH + wind Best glide: 45 MPH
Min sink: 38 MPH Stall: 28 MPH Glide ratio: 23-1 Max G: 0

 

Glider: Schweizer  SGS 2-33A  Tail #: N234WE

Description: The Schweizer SGS 2-33 is an American two-seat, high-wing, strut-braced, training glider that was built by Schweizer Aircraft of Elmira, New York. From its introduction until the late 1980s, the 2-33 was the main training glider used in North America

The 2-33 was designed to replace the Schweizer 2-22, from which it was derived. The aircraft first flew in 1965 and production was started in 1967. Production was completed in 1981.

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Never exceed: 98 MPH Rough air: 65 MPH Final: 50 MPH +wind Best glide: 50 MPH
Min sink: 42 MPH Stall: 33 MPH duel 31 MPH s Glide ratio: 23-1 Max G:

 

Tow: American Champion  Citabria  Tail #: N7519F

Description: The Citabria is a light single-engine, two-seat, fixed conventional gear airplane which entered production in the United States in 1964. Designed for flight training, utility and personal use, it is capable of sustaining aerobatic stresses from +5g to -2g. Its name spelled backwards, "airbatic", reflects this.

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Tow: Piper  PA-25 Pawnee  Tail #: N7409Z

Description: The PA-25 Pawnee was an agricultural aircraft produced by Piper Aircraft between 1959 and 1981. It remains a widely used aircraft in agricultural spraying and is also used as a tow plane, or tug, for launching gliders or for towing banners. In 1988 the design rights and support responsibility were sold to Latino Americana de Aviación of Argentina.

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