This is a two-seat glider of all-metal structure built in Czechoslovakia. This is a great aircraft for flight training. The Blanik L-23 has a glide ratio of 28:1. With just over a 16 meter wingspan it weights just shy of 700 pounds empty.
This is an all-metal single seat glider built by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland. It is a high performance glider that is fully aerobatic. Having a 15 meter wingspan and an empty weight of around 500 pounds it has a 35:1 glide ratio.
Piper Super Cub PA-18
The Piper Super Cub is a common plane for towing gliders. Other common uses for this plane are bush flying and banner towing. It has a 180 horsepower engine making it great for pulling gliders.
Red Wing Soaring Association | 651-653-1631 | Hangar H-1, 617 68th Ave, Osceola, WI 54020 | Mailing: P.O. Box 891 Osceola, WI 54020