Condor2 - Sailplanes
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Detailed Sailplanes with Fully Animated Cockpits
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Sailplanes Included with Condor2
- Antares 18S
The Antares is one of the newer generation high performance sailplanes in the 18m
- Blanik L13
Class: 2-seat trainer
The Blanik L13 is the much loved metal trainer from Czechoslovakia. It has been flown all over
the world, and is probably the most numerous training glider ever made.
- Diana 2
The Diana 2 is the most successful 15m sailplane in World Championships and Sailplane Grand Prix events in recent years.
- Duo Discus XL
Class: 20m 2-seater
The Duo is a very versatile glider. Good in the training role, good for cross country, and competitive in 20m competitions.
- Genesis 2
A unique and revolutionary design, it has a good performance at low speeds, almost matching the LS-8.
- Grunau Baby
The classic single seat glider of the 1930’s, made in their hundreds and copied in many countries. Now you can fly this classic bit of soaring history!
- Standard Cirrus
Class: Standard, club
Nice handling glider, and a popular option in the club class
Optional (extra cost) Add-On Sailplanes
(See links below for details and to order)
Class: 20 m two-seater with flaps
The Schempp-Hirth Arcus is a flapped 20 meter two-seater glider from Schempp-Hirth. The flight was in 2009. The wings have full span flaperons and the fuselage is shared with the Duo Discus.
- ASG 29 Es 18
Class: 18m single-seater with pop-up sustainer engine
The Alexander Schleicher ASG 29 is an extremely popular 18 m racing sailplane. You get 2 versions - one with electric-start sustainer, and one without sustainer. The sustainer engine is a gas-powered motor that pops-up when needed - to help you to get home when the lift quits. It is not powerful enough for self-launching.
- ASK 21
Class: 2-seat trainer
The Alexander Schleicher ASK 21 is an extremely popular 2-seat sailplane that is used around the world for initial flight training, cross-country, and aerobatics.
- ASW 15B
The Alexander Schleicher ASW 15B is a lovely standard class sailplane with 15m wingspan. The cruciform tail was somewhat unique and recognizable in the air.
The Schleicher ASW 15 B is a single seater designed in 1968 by Gerhard Waibel and manufactured by Alexander Schleicher GmbH. The ASW 15 has shoulder-mounted wings and an all-flying tailplane.
- ASW 19B
The Alexander Schleicher ASW 19B is a classic, lovely, and popular standard class sailplane with 15m wingspan.
- ASW 20B
Class: 15m, club
The first 15m sailplane will performance better than 40:1 and very bendy wings. In memory of soaring video pioneer Balleka who showed us all the sheer joy of gliding.
- Binder EB29R 28m
Class: Open, single-seat, with self-launch capability
The highest performance sailplane available - ever. Reputed to have excellent handling for an open-class sailplane.
The Glaser-Dirks DG-100 was the first model they produced, designed by Wilhelm Dirks in 1974. It’s a Club class glider and based upon the D38. The later model DG-101 G has a one piece canopy, conventional horizontal stabilizer and 100 liters of water ballast.
- DG-808C, 15 & 18m
Class: Auxiliary-powered self-launching sailplane
DG is known for producing excellent self-launching sailplanes. The DG-808C here can be flown in 15m and 18m configurations.
- DG-1000S Club, 18m 2-Seat Trainer
Class: 2-seat trainer, aerobatic trainer
The DG-1000S is an 18m training glider with fixed gear from DG Flugzeugbau. It is a great for initial flight training and aerobatics. This is the model used by the U.S. Air Force Academy. First flight was in 2000, and there are several variants with different combinations of wingspan, gear, motor and optional water ballast. This Condor2 model is of the 18m version with fixed landing gear only.
- Discus 2a
Schempp Hirth’s current top performer in the standard class
- JS1C, 18 & 21m
Class: 18m, Open
The Jonker Sailplanes JS1C has been the top performer in the 18m class for some years. The 21m tipped version is the current Open class world champion.
- JS3, 15 & 18m
Class: 15m, 18m
In 2016, Jonker Sailplanes produced the JS3 Rapture 15m in double quick time so they could fly it in the World Championships. It’s widely thought that had they not had a bad day, that it would have won on it’s first outing. Since then the 18m version has been introduced and it is considered to be the class of the field.
- Ka 6 CR
The Ka 6 CR is a variant of the Ka 6 family which first flew in 1959. Construction was wood and fabric. In the 1960’s Ka6’s set a number of world distance and speed records. It’s easy to fly and still in wide use among clubs.
The classic Schleicher K8 was a popular single-seat sailplane with 15 m wingspan. It was designed to be rugged, easy-to-fly, and climb well.
- Libelle H-201B
Class: Standard, Club
Many consider the Glasflügel Libelle to be the most beautiful sailplane ever made. It is also lovely to fly, and competitive in Club Class racing. Sometimes referred to as the "Standard Libelle" because it was designed to fly in the Standard racing class. It has a wingspan of 15 meters and does not have flaps.
Class: Standard, 15m
Classic Rolladen-Schneider 15m sailplane. In it's day, this glider was one of the best 15m sailplanes available. LS3a sailplanes currently offer excellent performance at a great value.
Class: Standard, Club
Originally produced by Rolladen-Schneider and now supported by DG, is is a single-seat sailplane with excellent performance and excellent handling. This popular, classic sailplane set a new standard in soaring contests yet is so easy to fly that it is popular in soaring clubs around the world. It is a lovely sailplane - especially in flight. It has a wingspan of 15 meters.
- LS8 neo
Single-seat sailplane with excellent performance and excellent handling. This model has the new "neo" winglets. I consider it to be the most beautiful sailplane design. It still wins contests at the world-level and is currently produced by DG.
- Pegase 101
The Pegase 101 was derived from the ASW19/20 by the French Centrair company. With a different wing profile and revised cockpit, it has some advantages in weaker soaring conditions.
- Pilatus B4
The Pilatus B4 started life in Germany where it was designed by Firma Rheintalwerke G. Basten. Series production was by Pilatus Aircraft in Switzerland and a total of 322 models were produced.
The variant in Condor is the fully aerobatic B4-PC11AF with limits of +7g, -4.7g.
- Schweizer 1-26
Famous American single seater. Many hundreds still fly. Perhaps the most fun soaring contest is the annual U.S. 1-26 Championships.
Class: Vintage Trainer
The Schulgleiter, training glider from the 1930’s
- Stemme S12
- Swift S1
Incredibly dynamic single-seat acrobatic glider
- Ventus 3, 15 & 18m
Class: 15m and 18m racer
The Schempp-Hirth Ventus 3 is the highly anticipated update to the Ventus line of 15/18m sailplanes from Schempp-Hirth. They are already achieving excellent success at soaring contests around the world. They offer excellent handing and performance.