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Below are some information regarding tow data with WT-9 Dynamic as a tow-plane.

 

Tow data from glider tow in Scandinavia

Örebro 24/8 2008 (All data collected from GPS-loggers)

All tows carried out with SE-VPC1

No

Tow to

Average climb

Glider (Weight)

1

600 m

2,34 m/s

DuoDiscus 2 pers. (ca. 600 kg)

2

650 m

2,46 m/s

DuoDiscus 2 pers. (ca. 600 kg)

3

1000 m

2,37 m/s

DuoDiscus 2 pers. (Ca. 600 kg)

4

600 m

2,87 m/s

DuoDiscus 2 pers. (Ca. 600 kg)

5

1000 m

3,84 m/s

Ventus C 1 pers. (Ca. 350 kg)

6

700 m

3,08 m/s

Discus 2 1 pers. (ca. 330 kg)

REFERENS (Tow with Rally 235)

1

650 m

2,79 m/s

DuoDiscus 1 per. (Ca. 500 kg)



Denmark (All data collected from GPS-loggers)

All tows carried out with SE-VPC1

No

Tow to

Average climb

Glider (Weight)

1

666 m

2,72 m/s

ASK 21  1 pers. (485 kg.)          

2

677 m

2,56 m/s

ASK 21  2 pers.  (575 kg)

3

670 m

2,05 m/s

Janus  2 pers. (675 kg)

REFERENS (Tow with Pawnee)

1

538 m

2,69 m/s

Janus  2 pers. (650 kg.)

OTHER INFORMATION

Dynamic

Janus 2 pers. start to 2000'  5:30 min

Janus 2 pers. Time of acceleration (0-90 km/h) 36 sek.

Janus 2 pers. Start distance (0-90 km/h) 326 m.

 

Note 1: SE-VPC

Engine: Rotax 912 ULS 100 Hkr

Fuel consumption during tow: ca. 14 l/h

Max TAS with tow propeller: ca. 105 Kt

Max TAS with normal propeller: ca. 130 Kt

Empty weight: 274,5 Kg

Winch: TOST

Max certified weight for glider: 750 Kg

Date

28 April 2015

Categories

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