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SCHLEICHER ASH-25

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AS25
Aircraft
Name ASH-25
Manufacturer SCHLEICHER
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Mid wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Light
APC A
Type code L1P
Engine Piston
Engine count Single
Position Behind cabin
Landing gear Main gear retractable - tailwheel fixed
Mass group 1


Manufacturered as:

SCHLEICHER ASH-25M
SCHLEICHER ASH-25SL
SCHLEICHER ASH-25E
SCHLEICHER ASH-25Mi


SCHLEICHER ASH-25

SCHLEICHER ASH-25 SCHLEICHER ASH-25 3D

Description

Two-seater open class glider manufactured by Alexander Schleicher from May 1986 until September 2008. A total of 266 aircraft were built, including all variations.

Technical Data

Wing span 26 m85.302 ft
Length 9 m29.528 ft
Height 1.67 m5.479 ft
Powerplant 1 x 60 hp AE50R or

1 x 60 hp IAE50R-AA or

1 x 60 hp Rotax 535C

Engine model

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) 70 kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 151 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 97 kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 750750 kg
0.75 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL170 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AS25

  • B738 / AS25, en-route, near Frankfurt Hahn Germany, 2013 (On 25 April 2013, the experienced pilot of an en-route motor glider which was not under power at the time and therefore not transponding observed a potentially conflicting aircraft in Class 'E' airspace near Frankfurt Hahn and commenced avoiding action. Although the glider was within their field of view, neither of the pilots of the other aircraft, a Boeing 737 in a descent, was aware of the proximity of the glider until it passed them on an almost parallel opposite-direction track 161 feet below them at a range of 350 metres as their aircraft was passing approximately 6,500 feet QNH.)