Ka-4 Rhonlerche Schleicher   

General Details
Manufacturer: Schleicher
Plane Name:

Ka-4 Rhonlerche

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: Germany
Designer: Rudolf Kaiser
No. of Seats 2
No. Built 0
L/DMax: 19 79 kph / 43 kt / 49 mph
MinSink: 1.0 m/s / 3.3fps / 1.96 kt


Span Area Empty Weight Payload Gross Weight Wing Load Water Ballast
m ft sq.m sq.ft kg lb. kg lb. kg lb. kg
kg lb.
13 42.6 16.35 176 210 460 200 440 410 900 25.08 5.1 0 0
Aspect ratio: 10.3
Airfoil: Go 553
Structure: wood/ fabric wings and tail, steel-tube/ fabric fuselage.

The Rhonlerche is a small, strut-braced, 2-seat trainer similar to the Scheibe Specht, which first flew in 1955. It features a steel-tube, fabric-covered fuselage, a wooden fabric-covered wing with top-surface spoilers, a fixed wheel and nose skid, and tandem seating. ATC


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