The 1961 SF-26 was Scheibe’s entry for the Standard Class category, replacing the L-Spatz, until it was in turn superseded by the SF-27.
Structure: 3-piece wood wing, wood/ fabric tail, steel-tube/ fabric fuselage with fiberglass nose.
Wing span: 15m / 49.2ft
Wing area: 12.3sq.m / 132.4sq.ft
Length: 21.982 ft / 6.7 m
Empty Weight: 190kg / 419lb
Payload: 120kg / 265lb
Gross Weight: 310kg / 684lb
Max. speed: 108 kt / 200 km/h
Wing Load: 25.2kg/sq.m / 5.14lb/sq.ft
Aspect ratio: 18.2
Airfoil: NACA 63 (215) - 616/614
L/DMax: 31 @ 89 kph / 48 kt / 55 mph
MinSink: 0.67 m/s / 2.2 fps / 1.30 kt
No. Built: 40