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GROB G-109 Ranger

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Name G-109 Ranger
Manufacturer GROB
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Light
Type code L1P
Engine Piston
Engine count Single
Position Nose mounted
Landing gear Tricycle fixed
Mass group 1

Manufacturered as:

GROB Vigilant
GROB Ranger (G-109)
GROB G-109 Ranger
GROB G-109
GROB G-109 Vigilant

GROB G-109 Ranger

GROB G-109 Ranger


The Grob G109 is a two-seat self-launching motor glider in which the pilot and passenger or student sit side by side.

Technical Data

Wing span 17.4 m57.087 ft
Length 8.1 m26.575 ft
Height 1.7 m5.577 ft
Powerplant 1 x Grob 2500E1 4-cylinder air-cooled piston engine, 95 shp (71 kW)
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)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 130 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 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 908908 kg
0.908 tonnes
Ceiling FL80 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving G109

None on SKYbrary