The Quasar Tramp is a Czech high-wing, single-place, hang glider that was designed and produced by Quasar of Dolní Bečva. Now out of production, when it was available the aircraft was supplied complete and ready-to-fly.[1]

Tramp
Role Hang glider
National origin Czech Republic
Manufacturer Quasar
Status Production completed
Unit cost
1,965 (2004)

Design and developmentEdit

The Tramp was designed as a simple leisure wing available in just one size. It is made from aluminum tubing, with the single-surface wing covered in Dacron sailcloth. Its 9.8 m (32.2 ft) span wing is cable braced from a single kingpost. The nose angle is 120°, wing area is 16.2 m2 (174 sq ft) and the aspect ratio is 5.9:1. Pilot hook-in weight range is 55 to 95 kg (121 to 209 lb).[1]

Specifications (Tramp)Edit

Data from Bertrand[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Wingspan: 9.8 m (32 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 16.2 m2 (174 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 5.9:1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Bertrand, Noel; Rene Coulon; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2003-04, page 47. Pagefast Ltd, Lancaster OK, 2003. ISSN 1368-485X