LP-46 and LP-49 Laister   

General Details
Manufacturer: Laister
Plane Name:

LP-46 and LP-49

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: U S A
Designer: JAck Laister
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 53
L/DMax: 33 90 kph / 49 kt / 56 mph
MinSink: 0.72 m/s / 2.35 fps / 1.39 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.
15 49.2 13.29 143 215 475 125 275 340 750 25.58 5.25 0 0
Aspect ratio: 16.9
Airfoil: NACA 64(3)-618
Structure: metal and fiberglass

The LP-46 13.56 m. / 44.5 ft. span prototype for the LP-49 made its initial flight in 1966. The LP-49 is a Standard Class design that features all-metal laminar flow wings and tail surfaces, a semi-monocoque fiberglass fuselage, a shock- strutted retractable landing gear with an internal wheel well door, a retractable and swiveling tailwheel, an automatic aileron and dive-brake control hookup and internal control- surface counterweights. The ship is approved for spins, loops and wing-over, and has been static tested to 12 g. The LP-49 was sold in both kit form and as a complete, ready-to-fly sailplane. ATC.


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