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Whisper Motor Glider

Whisper Motor Glider:

Wing span 16m  
Wing area 15m2  
Aspect ratio 16

Length 

7.16m
Empty weight  500 kg  
Max all up weight  775 kg  
Fuel capacity  85 litres  
Engine

Limbach L2000 or similar VW based conversion. (Jabiru & Rotax options under development)

Prop 

Hoffman 3 position or fixed pitch wooden. (prop and engine manufacturers to confirm compatibility)

Rate of Climb (gross weight at sea level)

3.6m/s (700ft/min)

Max level speed 

210km/h (113kts)

Cruise speed (75% power) 

180km/h (95kts)
Vne   250km/h (132kts)  

Stall speed 

72km/h (38kts)

Va  

160km/h (85kts)
Cruise fuel consumption  12litres/hr (3.2USG/hr)  

Range 

1200km (no reserves)

Take off roll 

180m

Min sink speed 

0.9m/s at 80km/h
Glide ratio  1:28 at 105km/h
 

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