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Java Comp
 
The 1995 Avian Java was the new competition wing from Avian. Features of the glider included a sealed ball bearing VB system giving a large cross-tube travel, 80 % double surface, a new airfoil section, automatic tension release on the leading edges when de-rigged, a ball-joint cross-tube centre junction, new-design tip compression struts and a kingpost mounted hang point.
 
 Avian-Java-01
 
The airframe material was 6080-T6, and battens 7075-T6. The price inc VAT (1997) was £3238.
 
One pilot claimed that he was able to log a top speed of 80 mph. It is claimed also to fly very slowly. The Java was to be available also in sizes 140 and 150 sq ft.
 
The Java Comp is a 1997 topless competition glider. The Java Comp incorporated the latest computer-aided design, hybrid composite cross-tubes and an aluminium centre box.
 
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The Java Comp had a carbon speed bar, thin lower rigging wires, low drag uprights, and was priced at £3994.00, and the mylar version for £4299.00. They were available with sail area of 140, 150 and 160 sq ft.
 
Java
Sail area: 14.4 sq m
Span 10 m
Nose angle: 123 degs
Aspect ratio: 7:1
Packed length: 4.6 m
Battens: 25 (inc 6 under)
Weight: 29.5 kg
Pilot weight: 70-108 kg
 
Java 140
Wing area: 13 sq.m
Wing span: 9.2 m
Nose Angle: 125 degs
Aspect ratio: 6.5
Hang glider weight: 28 kg
Pilot weight: 50-80 kg
Minimum speed: 24 km/h
Maximum speed: 113 km/h
Max glide ratio (L/H): 13
Minimum sink rate: 0.86 m/s
Packed length: 5.6 m
Packed length short: 4.3 m
Certification: BHPA
Price (1998) £ 3238
 
Java 150
Wing area: 13.9 sq.m
Certification: BHPA
Pilot weight: 70-108 kg
Wing span: 10 m
Nose Angle: 125 degs
Aspect ratio: 7.3
Weight: 30 kg
Minimum speed: 24 km/h
Maximum speed: 113 km/h
Max glide ratio (L/H): 13
Minimum sink rate: 0.86 m/s
Packed length: 5.9 m
Packed length short: 4.6 m
Price (1998) £ 3238
 
Java 155
Wing area: 14.4 sq.m
Wing span: 10 m
Nose Angle: 125 degs
Aspect ratio: 7
Pilot weight: 70-110 kg
Certification: BHPA
Price (1998) £ 3238
 
Java Comp 140
Wing area: 13 sq.m
Certification: BHPA
Pilot weight: 50-80 kg
Wing span: 9.5 m
Nose Angle: 125 degs
Aspect ratio: 7
Price (1998) £ 4299
 
Java Comp 150
Wing area: 13.9 sq.m
Certification: BHPA
Pilot weight: 60-95 kg
Wing span: 10 m
Nose Angle: 125 degs
Aspect ratio: 7.3
Price (1998) £ 4299
 
Java Comp 155
Wing area: 14.4 sq.m
Wing span: 10 m
Nose Angle: 125 degs
Aspect ratio: 7
Hang glider weight: 30 kg
Pilot weight: 70-100 kg
Minimum speed: 24 km/h
Maximum speed: 113 km/h
Max glide ratio (L/H): 14
Minimum sink rate: 0.86 m/s
Packed length: 5.9 m
Packed length short: 4.6 m
Certification: BHPA
Price (1998) £ 4299

 

 

 

 

 


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