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The Club owns 2 two-seater trainers, a K-7 and a K-13.

We also have a K-4 on loan from Karl Botha of Howick.

In addition to the club gliders,
four members' gliders are also normally resident at Harrismith:

2 Standard Cirrus (Cirri?),
an ASW-15, and
a Salto.


 

 

Ka-7 - Take up slack

Ka-7 Ready


Club-owned trainers:  
Ka-7 (ZS-GSF)
High wing two-seat tandem trainer
Structure: wood/fabric wings and tail,
steel-tube/fabric fuselage
Wingspan: 16m
Empty Weight: 280kg
L/D: 26 at 80km/h (when new)
Min Sink: .7 m/s at 70km/h
Ka-7
ASK-13 (ZS-GIA)
Mid wing two-seat tandem trainer
Structure: wood/fabric wings and tail,
steel-tube/fabric fuselage with wood stringers
Wingspan: 16m
Empty Weight: 290kg
L/D: 27 at 90km/h (when new)
Min Sink: .7 m/s at 75km/h
ASK-13
On loan:  
Ka-4 (ZS-G??)
High wing two-seat tandem trainer
Structure: wood/fabric wings and tail,
steel-tube/fabric fuselage
Wingspan: 13m
Empty Weight: 210kg
L/D: 19 at 79km/h (when new)
Min Sink: off the scale....
Ka-4

Member's gliders
which are normally resident at Harrismith:
 

Cirrus
(ZS-GSU, ZS-GJG)
c. 1972 single-seat competition glider
Structure: steel-tube and fiberglass sandwich fuselage,
fibreglass/foam core wings
Wingspan: 15m
Empty Weight: 220kg
L/D: 36 at 90km/h
Min Sink: .58 m/s at about 74km/h
Cirrus JG

ASW-15
(ZS-GHM)
c. 1970 fibreglass single-seat competition glider
Structure: fiberglass-balsa sandwich
Wingspan: 15m
Empty Weight: 230kg
L/D: 38 at 89km/h
Min Sink: .6 m/s at about 70km/h
ASW-15

Salto
(ZS-GHY)
c. 1980 fibreglass single-seat aerobatic glider
Structure: fiberglass monocoque fuselage,
fiberglass sandwich wing
Wingspan: 13.6m
Empty Weight: 182kg
L/D: 34 at 94km/h
Min Sink: .6 m/s at about 75km/h
Salto

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