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General Aircraft GAL.48 Hotspur

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The General Aircraft Hotspur 8 seat assault training glider was first intended to be released at 20,000ft for long gliding missions, but 16ft was lopped off the span and it was used for training.

General Aircraft GAL 48 Hotspur
Training glider, United Kingdom, 1940
Length: 39.304 ft / 11.98 m
Height: 10.827 ft / 3.3 m
Wing span: 61.909 ft / 18.87 m
Wing area: 272.006 sq.ft / 25.27 sq.m
Max take off weight: 3598.6 lb / 1632.0 kg
Weight empty: 1660.4 lb / 753.0 kg
Max. speed: 113 kts / 209 kph
Landing speed: 49 kts / 90 kph
Cruising speed: 78 kts / 145 kph
Cruising altitude: 20013 ft / 6100 m
Wing loading: 13.33 lb/sq.ft / 65.0 kg/sq.m
Range: 72 nm / 134 km
Crew: 8

 


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