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Electra Flyer Cirrus
 
Electra-Cirrus
 
A high speed performance glder, the Cirrus features diffused leading edges, ram air injected tapered leading edge pockets which create an airfoil, and full batten sails. It has a quick response. Broad speed range, stability at low speeds, and mild stall characteristics. It was designed for the Hang III pilot.
 
The Cirrus can be converted for towing. No tools are requires for set-up or take-down.
 
The airframe is made of 6061-T6 1.5in x .049 clear anodised aluminium throughout. Tubing ends are capped with solid aluminium plugs to prevent crushing. Rigging is 3/32in 7x7 stainless steel vinyl coated nico swedged. Out rigger cables are 1/16in 1x19 stainless steel. A cam operated quick release system for kingpost wires is fitted.
 
All nuts and bolts are aircraft quality and all parts are gold and black anodised. The pilot support is a “Backsaver” prone harness.
 
The sail is 3.8oz stabilised dacron in a choice of 11 colours, fitted with aluminium ad plastic ribes.
 
Cirrus 2
Leading edge: 20 ft
Keel length: 13 ft
Wing span: 31 ft
Wing area: 195 sq,ft
Aspect ratio: 4.63
Nose angle: 98˚
Sail billow: 1.25˚
Weight: 42 lb
Pilot weight: 180-225 lb
Takeoff speed: 10 mph
Stall speed: 10 mph
Max speed: 47 mph
Best glide ratio (L/D): 8:1
Best L/D speed: 25 mph
Min sink: 250 fpm
 
Cirrus 3
Leading edge: 19 ft
Keel length: 13 ft
Wing span: 28 ft
Wing area: 180 sq,ft
Aspect ratio: 4.35
Nose angle: 91˚
Sail billow: 1.25˚
Weight: 39 lb
Pilot weight: 135-190 lb
Takeoff speed: 10 mph
Stall speed: 10 mph
Max speed: 50 mph
Best glide ratio (L/D): 8:1
Best L/D speed: 26 mph
Min sink: 250 fpm
 
Cirrus 4
Leading edge: 20 ft
Keel length: 9 ft
Wing span: 31 ft
Wing area: 120 sq,ft
Nose angle: 98˚
Sail billow: 1˚
Weight: 40 lb
Pilot weight: 150-190 lb
Takeoff speed: 10 mph
Stall speed: 10 mph
Max speed: 47 mph
Best glide ratio (L/D): 8.5:1
Best L/D speed: 25 mph
Min sink: 235 fpm
 
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