Wyvern Gliding Club

Upavon Airfield, Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9 6BE
LS 4


The LS4 is an advanced solo
glider, considered to be the step
between the Junior and LS8

 

       Specifications
  • Crew: One
  • Capacity: 140 kg (308 lb) water ballast
  • Length: 6.84 m (22 ft 5 in)
  • Wingspan: 15.00 m (49 ft 3 in)
  • Height: 1.32 m (4 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 10.5 m² (113 ft²)
  • Aspect ratio: 21.7
  • Empty weight: ca. 246 kg (541 lb)
  • Gross weight: 472 kg (1,038 lb)

      Performance

  • Maximum speed: 270 km/h (170 mph)
  • Maximum glide ratio: ca. 40.2
  • Rate of sink: 0.61 m/s (120 ft/min)

LS4 Instrument panel





 
 


 
Click Below for a video of an LS4 Flight

 


 
 


 
 
 
 
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