The Stralpes Aéro ST-11 is a French single-seat club-class sailplane designed by Christian Brondel and built by Stralpes Aéro of Challes-les-Eaux.[1]

ST-11
Role Single-seat club-class sailplane
National origin France
Manufacturer Stralpes Aéro SARL
Designer Christian Brondel
First flight 29 August 1982

Design and development edit

The ST-11 is a cantilever mid-wing monoplane with a cruciform tail and the prototype first flew on 29 August 1982. The landing gear is a fixed semi-recessed monowheel gear and a tailskid, the enclosed single-seat cockpit has a one-piece canopy.[1]

ST-11M Minimus edit

A powered motor-glider version.[2]

Specifications edit

Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1989-90[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 5.55 m (18 ft 2.5 in)
  • Wingspan: 11.60 m (38 ft 0.25 in)
  • Height: 1.135 m (3 ft 8.75 in)
  • Wing area: 6.54 m2 (70.4 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 20.6
  • Empty weight: 110 kg (243 lb)
  • Gross weight: 230 kg (507 lb)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 230 km/h (143 mph, 124 kn)
  • Stall speed: 68 km/h (42 mph, 36 kn)
  • g limits: +5.3/-2.65
  • Maximum glide ratio: 35
  • Rate of sink: 0.65 m/s (128 ft/min)

See also edit

Related lists

References edit

  1. ^ a b c John W.R. Taylor, ed. (1989). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1989-90. London: Jane's Information Group. p. 629. ISBN 978-0710608963.
  2. ^ John W.R. Taylor, ed. (1986). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1986-87. London: Jane's Information Group. ISBN 978-0710608352.