ASK-23 Schleicher   

General Details
Manufacturer: Schleicher
Plane Name:


Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: Germany
Designer: Rudolf Kaiser
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 0
L/DMax: 34 90 kph / 49 kt / 56 mph
MinSink: 0.66 m/s / 2.17 fps / 1.29 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 12.9 138.8 240 529 120 265 360 794 27.91 5.72 0 0
Aspect ratio: 17.4
Airfoil: Wortmann FX-61-168
Structure: GFRP/ foam honeycomb

The ASK-23 is a composite structure flapless early solo/ club sailplane designed as a successor to the Schleicher Ka-8 and ASK-18. It is the single-place counterpart of the two-place ASK-21 with cockpit layout similar to that of the latter’s front cockpit. It has a fixed gear and Schempp-Hirth type airbrakes.


Your Comments:
Nice trainer... - 127 - Posted by: Sikkeman - (03/Mar/2002) Reply Copyright 2006 Activate Media. Glider data contains information Copyright