SGS 1-36 Sprite Schweizer   

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General Details
Manufacturer: Schweizer
Plane Name:

SGS 1-36 Sprite

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: U S A
Designer: Leslie Schweizer
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 43
L/DMax: 31 77 kph / 42 kt / 48 mph
MinSink: 0.67 m/s / 2.2 fps / 1.30 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.
14 46.2 13.07 140.7 215 475 107 235 322 710 24.63 5.05 0 0
Aspect ratio: 15.15
Airfoil: Wortmann FX 61-163
Structure: all metal, with fabric cover on rudder and elevator

The 1-36 Sprite, the final glider model produced by the Schweizer Aircraft Corporation, was conceived as a replacement for the 1-26 one class design. It was produced both in a version with main wheel ahead of the center of gravity, and one with a nose skid and main wheel behing the center of gravity. It has balanced top and bottom surface DFS type airbrakes with the upper surface segment set well back forwards the trailing edge of the wing. ATC


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