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US Aviation SuperFloater


A remake of Klaus Hill’s design of the 1970’s primary glider. Designed by Klaus Hill and Larry Hall. An ultalight sailplane, the Super Floater is designed to accommodate a ballistic recovery emergency parachute and comply with U.S. FAA part 103 rules. It has full span ailerons which, as an option, can be configured as flaperons.
Price (1998) US$9995




Span: 11.6m / 38ft
Area: 15.5sq.m / 168sq.ft
Height: 5 ft
Length: 20 ft
Empty Weight: 81kg / 179lb
Payload: 100kg / 221lb
Gross Weight: 182kg / 400lb
Wing Load: 11.74kg/sq.m 2.38lb/sq.ft
L/DMax: 15 56 kph / 30 kt / 35 mph
Speed max: 60 mph
Cruise: 55 mph
Stall: 23 mph
MinSink: 0.9 m/s / 3.0 fps / 1.78 kt
Water Ballast: 0
Aspect ratio: 8.4
L/D: 15-1
Seats: 1
Landing gear: single main wheel



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