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Schleicher Ka-1

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Designed by Rudolf Kaiser, the prototype Ka-1, which first flew in 1952, was constructed in Kaiser’s attic. The model was later produced by Schleicher. The Ka-1 has top surface spoilers for approach control. No landing wheel is fitted, takeoff normally being made with the glider sitting on its mainskid.

Wing span: 10 m / 32.8 ft
Wing area: 9.9 sq.m / 106.6 sq.ft
Empty Weight: 95 kg / 209 lb
Payload: 100 kg / 221 lb
Gross Weight: 195 kg / 430 lb
L/DMax: 18 75 kph / 40 kt / 47 mph
MinSink: 0.95 m/s / 3.12 fps / 1.85 kt
Wing Load: 19.7 kg/sq.m / 4.04 lb/sq.ft
Aspect ratio: 10.1
Airfoil: Go 549 mod.
Seats: 1

 

 


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