Glider Sale Information
Type: DG-400 Self Launcher plus related equipment plus extensive parts inventory, plus tow vehicle. Canadian registered: C-GETW
Purpose: This is the ideal glider to access those very special places that almost always lack towing facilities. Engine can sustain flight in land-out situations.
Manufacturer: Glaser Dirkes Flugzeugbau GMBH
Year of manufacture: 1985, Serial No. 4-85
Description: Single seat fibre glass & carbon fibre glider, with 15 or 17 m. wing configuration, powered for launch or relight by Bombardier Rotax 505 two stroke air-cooled engine. Parachute that fits the glider, extra batteries, charger. Has external electrical refueling and fuel filtration system.
Instruments included Mode C transponder, Borgelt B500, Winter vario, altimeter, Becker radio, airspeed indicator.
Cobra trailer, 1985, recently repainted professionally. Aluminum. New tires.
Ground handling equipment includes tow bar, wing wheel dolly, wing stand, self-rigger wing equipment, tail dolly.
Vehicle is Pontiac Montana Van 2002. It is comfortable and presentable and is in good running order, 242,000 km, capable of moving the entire package. New tires, new fuel pump and fuel filter.
Condition: Canadian C of A is current. Annual is current ‘til July 2016. Ship is in excellent mechanical condition. Extensive renewal of engine components and control linkages and bearings over past 5 years, including carburettors, ignition system, engine DEI, Starter motor, engine hoist motor and strut, ship’s batteries, fuel pump. Wings repainted in 2009. This glider has been flown, with 2700 hours on the airframe since new. Holder of numerous Canadian national speed and distance records. Trailer professionally repainted in original colours in July 2015.
Parts: many parts for the DG400. Some hard to find, some new, some used. Catalogued on XL spreadsheet
Location: York Soaring Association, Walter Chmela airport, Arthur, Ontario, near Toronto, Canada
Asking Price: $75,000 US
Pictures and further info available on request
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Contact: Tim Wood