SGU 1-19 Schweizer   

General Details
Manufacturer: Schweizer
Plane Name:

SGU 1-19

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: U S A
Designer: Ernest Schweizer
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 50
L/DMax: 16 68 kph / 36 kt / 42 mph
MinSink: 1.07 m/s / 3.5 fps / 2.07 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.
10.97 36 15.79 170 145 320 104 230 249 550 15.76 3.25 0 0
Aspect ratio: 7.9
Airfoil: NACA 4301 2A
Structure: wood/ fabric, 2-spar, constant chord, 2-strut-braced wings; metal/ fabric tail; steel-tube/ fabric fuselage.

The 1-19 was produced as a low cost utility ship intended for the post war market, and first flew in 1944. The 1-19A was the kit version. Despite being small and light, rigging is complicated with many pins. Through it was produced with an open cockpit, many owners have added canopies. A fully restored 1-19 has been donated to the National Soaring Museum. ATC


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