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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 <br />
Length 8.1 m26.575 ft <br />
Height 1.7 m5.577 ft <br />
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 <br />0.908 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL80 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving G109

None on SKYbrary