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DHV hangglider test flight report
Type designation Fox 13
Manufacturer AEROS Ltd.
Holder of certification in Germany Aeros Sails GmbH
Type test reference no DHV 01-0484-16
Classification 1
Total weight in flight 75 Kg - 102 Kg
Number of seats 1
Maximum Speed (VNE) 70 km/h
Winch towing Yes
Towing by microlight Yes
Fox 13
FEATURES
In-flight trimming devices -
Type of uprights profiled
Type of A-frame base tube speedbar
Special features  
GROUND HANDLING AND TAKE-OFF - 1
Static balance slightly tailheavy  
Aerodynamic balance neutral  
Take-off speed low  
STRAIGHT FLIGHT -   1
Vmin (km/h) 27    
Vmax (km/h) 70    
Control bar pressure at 60 km/h average    
Control bar pressure at 80 km/h -    
Directional stability (yawing) no yawing    
HANDLING IN TURNS     1
Effort to enter turns low    
Effort to exit turns low    
Roll rate when increasing bank average    
Roll rate when reducing bank average    
Bank circling at V of min sink neutral    
STALL BEHAVIOUR     1
Straight flight, control bar slowly forward no problem    
Straight flight, control bar quickly forward no problem    
In turn, control bar slowly forward no problem    
In turn, control bar quickly forward no problem    
Provoked spin not possible    
LANDING - 1
Lenght of final glide short
Point of flare easy to find
V-tolerance to flare average
Effort of flare low
ADDITIONAL SAFETY RELATED REMARKS
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