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Bowlus Super Albatross BS-100


A development of the Baby Albatross, the Super Albatross used the BT-100 Baby Albatross pod and tail, with the boom moved down. The wing is the outer section of the BT-100, mounted in a shoulder position. One belongs to the National Soaring museum.

The BS-100 was constructed with wood and fabric wings and tail, a wood pod, and metal tail boom.

Wing span: 13.72m / 45ft
Wing area: 11.61sq.m / 125sq.ft
Empty Weight: 197kg / 435lb
Payload: 95kg / 210lb
Gross Weight: 292kg / 645lb
Wing Load: 25.15kg/sq.m / 5.25lb/sq.ft
No. of Seats: 1
No. Built: 2
L/DMax: 29 @ 76 kph / 41 kt / 47 mph
MinSink: 0.76 m/s / 2.5 fps / 1.96
Aspect ratio: 15.7
Airfoil: Go 549 tip symmetrical



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