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Speed Astir

Purchased by James Binger in November 1982. his graceful sailplane is an actual glider developed for racing competition by Burkhart Grob Aircraft Company of West Germany and is one of 107 built in the late 1970's.

Wing Span: 49.2 ft.
Wing Area: 123.4 sq. ft.
Empty Area: 584 lbs.
Water Ballast: 308 lbs.
Cross Cut: 1135 lbs.
Glide Ratio: 40.5:1 at 60 mph
Speed: 2.3 FPS at 55 mph
Speed Astir Exhibit

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