LO-150 Wolf Hirth   


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General Details
Manufacturer: Wolf Hirth
Plane Name:

LO-150

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: Germany
Designer: Alfred Vogt
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 15
   
Performance:
L/DMax: 34 105 kph / 57 kt / 65 mph
   
MinSink: 0.68 m/s / 2.2 fps / 1.24 kt
   


 

Specifications:
Span Area Empty Weight Payload Gross Weight Wing Load Water Ballast
m ft sq.m sq.ft kg lb. kg lb. kg lb. kg
/sq.m
lb.
/sq.ft
kg lb.
15 49.2 10.9 117 100 441 110 242 310 683 28.44 5.8 0 0
Aspect ratio: 20.6
Airfoil: Clack Y
Structure: all wood
Engine:

Comment:
A development of the 10m. straight wing LO-100 aerobatic glider, the LO-150 features a two- piece, plywood covered, single spar wing and uses flaps for glidepath control. The fuselage is a wooden monocoque with a cantilever tail. Early models had a skid and jettisonable dolly instead of a fixed main wheel. A.J. Smith won the 1961 Nationals in a LO-150 and Harold Jensen flew another 700 km/ 435 miles. To win the 1962 Barringer Trophy.


           

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