LS8

The LS8 is the club’s highest performance glider, capable of preforming long cross country flights and being flown in competitions. It has been in production since 1995 and  just under 500 have been built.

Specifications:

  • LS8Crew: One
  • Length: 6.72 m (22 ft 1 in)
  • Wingspan: 15.00 m (49 ft 3 in
  • Height: 1.33 m (4 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 10.5 m2 (113 ft2)
  • Gross weight: 525 kg (1,155 lb)
  • Max speed: 175 mph (152
    knots)

 

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