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Schleicher ASW 27

The ASW 27 B is a high performance 15 meter class glider.

Pilot Approval Requirements: The pilot must have sign off by an instructor and must meet Williams Soaring Operating Policy and Insurance requirements - See Pilot Information Section.

ASW-27 Glider JH, piloted by Jack Harken, Photo by Kodak DX6340 camera

The ASW 27 B is a high performance glider for the FAI-15m-class (racing class), of the latest state of the art technology. The roomy safety cockpit of the ASW 27 B, designed according to latest research results in the field of safety and accident protection, offers all modern comforts and ease of operation, even for tall pilots. The rubber-shock-mounted, re-tractable landing gear with a “crumpling zone” in the steel struts for over load cases and hydraulic disc brake, the in flight adjustable back rest, the upwards hinging instrument panel and the speed trim, are only some of the many available conveniences.

The high performance wing airfoil with boundary layer control by means of turbulator holes, combined with an outstanding construction quality, imparts to the ASW 27 B flight performances that are comparable to those of the former Open Class gliders. Due to the high construction quality of the wing and of the control surface gap sealing it has been possible to build a production wing with a laminar airflow of 95% along the profile under-side. The sophisticated control linkage system gives very good maneuverability and harmless flight characteristics, even in landing approach, to the ASW 27 B.

The low-drag airfoil of the T-tail (elevator with stabilizer) was developed specially for the ASW 27 B design by the Delft University of Technology. Elevator and rudder are new-technology sandwiches of aramide fiber / plastics with a hard foam core. All control surface hinges of the wing and of the horizontal tail unit use needle bearings or low-maintenance plastic bearings. The actuating levers and bell cranks are fitted with ball bearings or precise “uniball”-joints. While the desirable feedback from the air loads at the control surfaces can just still be felt at the stick, the hand forces for the pilot are comfortable, - a pre-condition for non-fatiguing flying.

Download:

ASW27 Polar and Specifications sheet (PDF 147KB)

ASW27 Factory Brochure (PDF 309KB)

Download information ASW 27 Flight Manual (5.83MB).

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Schleicher ASW27 Specifications

Performance & Specs

ASW27 performance data chart

Polar:

The factory polar chart shows the the sink of the glider at particular speeds flown - based on standard gross weight. You should memorize your the speeds to fly and be able to quote them from memory. Where else can you find speeds to fly?

ASW 24 Polar Chart

 

ASW 24 Instrument PanelInstrument Panel

This ASW 27 is outfitted for Cross Counrty soaring and safety:

  • PowerFlarm with Butterfly (not in this photo)
  • NK ClearNav
  • Cambridge 302
  • Walter Dittle FSG 2T Radio
  • Becker 4401 Transponder
  • SAGE CV Variometer
  • Altimeter
  • Air Speed Indicator
  • EDS Oxygen System

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Weight and Balance

You must be aware of the weight and balance envelope of the glider you are flying. Know how to add weights as required to stay within the correct moment.

 

Sours: https://www.williamssoaring.com/fleet/asw27-jh.html

ASW27B prices falling

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There are 3 nice ASW27's for sale, all at reduced prices in the Wings and Wheels website. We 3 owners are mystified at the seeming lack of interest in this ship. Two of us are no longer flying thanks to Father Time and we're throwing in lots of soaring related "goodies" with your purchase.



http://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds/?m=glider

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On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 2:00:32 PM UTC+3, [email protected] wrote:
> There are 3 nice ASW27's for sale, all at reduced prices in the Wings and Wheels website. We 3 owners are mystified at the seeming lack of interest in this ship. Two of us are no longer flying thanks to Father Time and we're throwing in lots of soaring related "goodies" with your purchase.
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$80k is sadly still out of my price range for a toy, but I hadn't realized how affordable PIK20s were now .. several of them there for around $15k-$20k. And a Jantar too. All decent aircraft.
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All prices of gliders been on a steady decline for several years now. The cost of a good sailplane has never been so affordable, thanks to the equal decline of the soaring interest.......
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And yet, an ASH-31Mi-21m, just sold in one day on W&W for $240,000.00 if you please!.............are we becoming a society of haves and have nots?
I'm not comfortable owing a bird worth more than 40K...........
JJ

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But that's only $119,785.28 in 1988 dollars! Oh... I couldn't afford it
then, either... Some folks just got a better education, worked harder,
and chose a better career path than I did, I guess.
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Some of us are just destined to have 18 year old cars and 35 year old gliders.

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On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 3:25:05 PM UTC-4, Dan Marotta wrote:
> But that's only $119,785.28 in 1988 dollars! Oh... I couldn't afford it
> then, either... Some folks just got a better education, worked harder,
> and chose a better career path than I did, I guess.
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> Dan, 5J
Says the guy flying the Stemme.
LOL
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On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 11:58:33 PM UTC+3, [email protected] wrote:
> Some of us are just destined to have 18 year old cars and 35 year old gliders.

I still love my 1997 Subaru Outback (bought in 2011 with 105000 km) to bits, thank you very much.

And, yeah, a 35 year old glider could well be in my future soon. Or 40.
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Mine is 48 this year and still a great ride: H201 with balsa wing skins
and upper + lower surface brakes.

Don't knock the old ones.


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On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:00:32 AM UTC-5, [email protected] wrote:
> There are 3 nice ASW27's for sale, all at reduced prices in the Wings and Wheels website. We 3 owners are mystified at the seeming lack of interest in this ship. Two of us are no longer flying thanks to Father Time and we're throwing in lots of soaring related "goodies" with your purchase.
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While I can only be envious of guys with 80K worth of glider at their disposal,
What does it say when three out of four (75%) of the ASW 27B's on the FAA registry are currently up for sale at the same time?

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Scott, Reread the original post. Two are not flying anymore ( ie. medical issues).
There are a lot more ASW 27B's than just 4. Some are listed under the model ASW 27.
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On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 5:00:32 AM UTC-6, [email protected] wrote:
> There are 3 nice ASW27's for sale, all at reduced prices in the Wings and Wheels website. We 3 owners are mystified at the seeming lack of interest in this ship. Two of us are no longer flying thanks to Father Time and we're throwing in lots of soaring related "goodies" with your purchase.
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A ASW-27 is a great glider and it does strike me as odd that they don't sell quick. However, I believe the majority of the buyers right now are like myself, new to soaring, wanting to buy something that is fun, like my Libelle 201B; but also not something that looks like it is "too much" glider for the first purchase.

Just an idea.
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> All prices of gliders been on a steady decline for several years now. The cost of a good sailplane has never been so affordable, thanks to the equal decline of the soaring interest.......

and if you can afford $80k, then you perhaps you can afford more and are looking for a sustainer or self launcher?
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On Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 9:57:48 AM UTC-4, Craig Reinholt wrote:
> > All prices of gliders been on a steady decline for several years now. The cost of a good sailplane has never been so affordable, thanks to the equal decline of the soaring interest.......
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> and if you can afford $80k, then you perhaps you can afford more and are looking for a sustainer or self launcher?

I can wait a few years for falling glider prices to stabilize.
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Well....not to be a total smart alec but let me chime in once more.
In the business of sales, particularly used item sales; the prices will be dictated what the market can bare, that is as simple as that.
Since we are seeing the $20-40 market drop about 30% due to the lack of demand, why should be the $60-1000k market be any different? If the owners would price their gliders to sell and reduce prices where they should be... they will sell. No one likes to take a hit but sometimes one needs to take a hard look and just bite the bullet or expect to sit on the item for a very long time and sometimes more,( there are plenty of examples of this on the WW classified).
Sure... there are gliders being sold for a quarter mill but what's the percentage of that compared to the total market...maybe 2%?
Just my nickel's worth.
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The thing that's always driven willingness to throw down a lot of money on a glider is competition. $80K is, any way you slice it, a lot of money for a 15+ year old glider (just ask any of our wives :-)). There are a thousand reasons the 27 is a great glider. However, performance in competition is the one that supported the market price of used 27s at roughly "every dime I spent on it since new".

What's happening in the competition world? Connect the dots...

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I will say, except for a very few, more gains are achieved by training the nut behind the stick.
If I could spend $xxx,xxx and win US Nats, sign me up.
But, I KNOW that a good pilot could fly, say, a well prepped ASW-20 and kick my butt flying in ANY new glider most days, thus pilot training is worth it first and foremost.

(Yes, I know what you fly, yes, well prepped it's still a great sailplane......).

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I ended up selling an ASH-26 after my best friends untimely demise........... After checked the recent sales, I set a rather low price of $130K and put it on W&W site. No response, not even a nibble! After several months, I finally sold it to an Australian pilot for less. My take on the situation was that a buyer who could spend 130K for a used ship is probably more interested in the latest brand new, gee-wiz machine available.
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ASW-27 4 m


Please choose first the "Version" and the "Build" to see the price on your choice . Then you'll be able to put your product into the basket.

The ASW 27 has been offered by Alexander Schleicher GmbH & Co. since 1995. The W in the name comes from the designer Gerhard Waibel. As a high-performance glider of the 15m class, this type of aircraft can be found at competitions around the world.

With a scale of 1: 3.75, our ASW 27 has a span of 4 m. Like the original, our model is not only equipped with ailerons but also with flaps and spoilers. The HQ profile track ensures very good all-round properties and makes flying this model an absolute delight.

The wings are made in a high-strength carbon hard shell layup, which ensures stability and durability. The landing gear and the landing gear doors are already installed. The canopy is glued and painted.

Video:

Version:

  • Glider
  • Electro (FES) with scale spinner and white propeller
  • Impeller (EDF)

Build:

  • Standard Kit: All standard parts incl. wiring harness
  • Full Build Kit (Glider): Standard kit + servo set, battery and magnetic switch
  • Full Build Kit (Electro): Standard kit + servo set, spinner, propeller, motor, if necessary, a gearbox, controller and motor-battery
  • Full Build Kit (Impeller):Standard Kit + servo set + mechanical retraction+ EDF + controller + battery
  • Read To Fly: Full Build Kit + complete assembly of the aircraft by us within a few days!

Classification:

  • Easy to build..........⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • Easy to set up........⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • Easy to fly..............⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • Speed.................... ⭐⭐⭐
  • Thermal................. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • Agility..................... ⭐⭐⭐

Technical data:

  • Wingspan: 4.000 mm
  • Wing area: 74,5 dm²
  • Center of gravity: 76 mm
  • Flight weight: 6.400 gr.

Controls:

  • Elevator
  • Rudder
  • Ailerons
  • Flaps
  • Airbrakes

Wings and tailplane:

  • High strength gel-coat carbon wings in hardshell design
  • Clean, high quality processing

Fuselage:

  • High strength gelcoat glass/aramid fuselage
  • Clean, high quality processing
  • Painted in the mould
  • Clean Canopy

Accessories included:

  • Glass canopy
  • Glass servo covers Servo support plate (fuselage)
  • Glass control horns ⭐
  • High quality clevis made of spring steel ⭐
  • Pre-assembled and encapsulated wiring harness ⭐

Further recommended accessories:

  • Fitting servo set (available here in the shop) ⭐
  • Magnetic switch (available here in the shop) ⭐

Servo recommendation:

  • Elevator: KST X10
  • Rudder: KST DS725MG
  • Aileron: 2x KST X10
  • Flaps: 2x KST X10
  • Airbrakes: 2x KST X10mini
  • Landing gear: KST BLS 651
  • Note our low-priced servo sets in the accessories area! ⭐

Rudder setup:

  • Elevator: 9 mm up/down
  • Rudder: 25mm left/right
  • Aileron: 10 mm up, 6 mm down
  • Flaps: 3 mm up, 20mm down

(All mm data measured at the position of the largest deflection of the rudder)

Information about motorization:

  • Motor: Hacker A40
  • Controller: Hacker Speed Controller X-70-SB-Pro
  • Battery: Hacker TopFuel LiPo 20C ECO-X 3000mAh 4S MTAG
  • Propeller: GM Scale Folding Propeller 17x10
  • Spinner: GM Propeller Scale Spinner

Impeller:

  • MigFlight JETEC E-80 Impeller 6-8S
  • Motor: Leomotion 1900kv
  • Controller: Hacker MasterSPIN 160 Pro BEC
  • Battery: Hacker TF Power-X 5000-6S MTAG

Video:

Fragen? [email protected]

Sours: https://composite-rc-gliders.com/en/p/asw-27-4-m
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ASW 27 / ASW 27 B

The ASW 24 had essentially eliminated the performance difference between the standard class and the FAI-15m-class.  This set the stage for Gerhard Waibel to develop a new 15 m flapped sailplane: the ASW 27.  The very low drag fuselage of the ASW 24 received a new tailplane and a new fuselage-wing transition for the flapped wing.

The subsequent ASW 27 B variant received integrated water ballast tanks instead of water bags in the wings, higher winglets from Darlington and a new flap setting of 3a.

 

Technical Data

 Muster / TypeASW 27 / ASW 27 B
 Klasse / ClassFAI 15 m
 Sitze / Seats1
 Erstflug / Maiden flight03.04.1995
 Herstellungszeitraum / Production period1995 – 2009
 Stückzahl / Number of pieces237
 Konstrukteuer / DesignerGerhard Waibel
 Spannweite / Span15.0 m
 Rumpflänge / Fuselage length6.5 m
 Höhe / Height1.3 m
 Flügelfläche / Wing area9.0 m²
 Flügelstreckung / Wing aspect ratio25
 Flügelprofil / AirfoilDU 89 – 134/14
 Leermasse / Empty weight235 kg
 Höchstflugmasse / Max. weight500 kg
 Wasserballast180 l
 Max. Flächenbelastung / Max. wing load55,5 kg/m²
 Geringstes Sinken / Min. sink0.5 m/s
 Gleitzahl / Best glide ratio48

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Sours: https://www.alexander-schleicher.de/en/flugzeuge/asw-27-asw-27-b/

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Review

This is a high performance glider, meant to compete in the FAI 15 Metre class with no compromise. It doesn’t feature any 18 m wing extension, it allows no engine retrofit… it is strictly meant to be a 15 metre competition sailplane, OK?

The wing design just doesn’t let air get turbulent all along its profile, allowing for performance usually associated with larger Open Class gliders. The controls are linked in a very sophisticated way resulting in desirable feedback from control surfaces but still comfortable enough to match non-fatiguing fly requirements need for long flights. The cockpit is top-notch in safety and protection, while still being comfy and allowing for easy operations on board (I mean... adjustable back rest!). Crash tests were performed letting the fuselage drop at 6 m/s on the ground.

It was so uncompromising that when the overlapping ASW 29 came into the game its production was terminated.

This glider has the same performance characteristics as the plain ASW 27 and the differences mainly lie in the water ballast details: ASW 27B features a tail ballast, easier-to-fill wing ballast and a better placed dump handle.

Uh, yes, newer winglets too.

Sours: http://www.gliderreview.com/comparing-gliders/schleicher-asw-27/schleicher-asw-27b
1/2 Scale ASW 27

Schleicher Announces ASW 28 B. What people say about ASW 27. Maybe you? FAA Registry Info. See videos of ASW 27. That’s everyone’s image of the ideal club aircraft. The ASW 27 B is a high performance glider for the FAI-15m-class (racing class), of the latest state of the art technology. Just an idea. The ASW 27 B is a high performance 15 meter class glider. Why buy. Serial Number: 27236: Year: 2006: Registrant: Individual However, I believe the majority of the buyers right now are like myself, new to soaring, wanting to buy something that is fun, like my Libelle 201B; but also not something that looks like it is "too much" glider for the first purchase. Class: FAI 15 Metre: Crew: 1: First flight: 1995: Built : … This Aircraft is Currently: Not For Sale. The subsequent ASW 27 B variant received integrated water ballast tanks instead of water bags in the wings, higher winglets from Darlington and a new flap setting of 3a. General characteristics. Schleicher ASW 27.

Pilot Approval Requirements: The pilot must have sign off by an instructor and must meet Williams Soaring Operating Policy and Insurance requirements - See Pilot Information Section.. You want this glider because you want to compete, no frills.

An uncomplicated single seater in which everyone feels at home immediately, with outstanding flying performance and the well-known Schleicher safety features.

Exactly these conditions are met by the ASW 28 B. A ASW-27 is a great glider and it does strike me as odd that they don't sell quick. We are looking for an influential pilot to review ASW 27.

Sours: https://www.sarahthecarer.com.au/docs/4e9260-asw-27-for-sale

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Schleicher ASW 27

German glider, 1995

The ASW 27 is a 15 metre Classglider built of modern fibre reinforced composites, which first flew in 1995 and was certified in 1997. The manufacturer of the ASW 27 is Alexander Schleicher GmbH & Co. The "W" indicates this is a design of the influential and prolific German designer Gerhard Waibel.

Design and development[edit]

The ASW 27 has plain flaps, winglets, a retractable undercarriage and a water ballast system. The ASW 27 superseded the ASW 20 in the manufacturer's production line.

The structure is a complex composite of carbon, aramid and polyethylene fibre reinforced plastic. This permits a light structure with the strength to carry large amounts of water ballast, thus permitting the widest possible range of wing loadings for weak and strong soaring weather. The strong fuselage was tested for crash protection by dropping one from a crane.

The winglets were standard equipment from the beginning, but were later enlarged in the ASW-27B development. The "B" also has tanks to hold water ballast rather than bags. The ASW 27 does not have a version with wing extensions for 18 metres. This was a design decision to pursue an uncompromised 15 metre racer, as "future engine retrofits or later wingspan increases were specifically ruled out".

The introduction of the ASG 29 gave the ASW 27 a stablemate that can compete in the same class, although the 29 is intended to fly primarily with an 18-metre span and can be motorised. Because of the overlap with the ASG 29, production of the ASW27 has now ceased.

Specifications[edit]

Data from[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 6.55 m (21 ft 6 in)
  • Wingspan: 15 m (49 ft 3 in)
  • Wing area: 9 m2 (97 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 25
  • Airfoil:Root: DU 89-134/14, Tip: DU 94-086 M4
  • Empty weight: 245 kg (540 lb)
  • Gross weight: 500 kg (1,102 lb)

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 285 km/h (177 mph, 154 kn)
  • Rough air speed max: 215 km/h (133.6 mph; 116.1 kn)
  • Aerotow speed: 170 km/h (105.6 mph; 91.8 kn)
  • Winch launch speed: 130 km/h (80.8 mph; 70.2 kn)
  • Minimum control speed: 70 km/h (43 mph, 38 kn) with no ballast and full flaps
  • g limits: +5.3 -2.65 at 215 km/h (133.6 mph; 116.1 kn)
  • Maximum glide ratio: 48
  • Rate of sink: 0.58 m/s (114 ft/min) at

See also[edit]

Related lists

References[edit]

Sours: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schleicher_ASW_27


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