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DHV Testreport EN926-2:2014

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GIN Osprey 34
Type designationGIN Osprey 34
Type test reference noDHV GS-01-2263-17
Holder of certificationGIN Gliders Inc.
ManufacturerGIN Gliders Inc.
ClassificationB
Winch towingYes
Number of seats min / max1 / 2
AcceleratorNo
TrimmersYes
GIN Osprey 34
 Behaviour at min weight in flight (100kg)Behaviour at max weight in flight (210kg)
Test pilots
Reiner Brunn
Reiner Brunn
Sebastian Mackrodt
Sebastian Mackrodt
ExpertHarald Buntz
   
Inflation/take-offAA
Rising behaviourSmooth, easy and constant risingSmooth, easy and constant rising
Special take off technique requiredNoNo
 
LandingAA
Special landing technique requiredNoNo
 
Speeds in straight flightAA
Trim speed more than 30 km/hYesYes
Speed range using the controls larger than 10 km/hYesYes
Minimum speedLess than 25 km/hLess than 25 km/h
 
Control movementAA
Symmetric control pressureIncreasingIncreasing
Symmetric control travelGreater than 60 cmGreater than 65 cm
 
Pitch stability exiting accelerated flight
Not carried out because the glider is not equipped with an accelerator
 
Pitch stability operating controls during accelerated flight
Not carried out because the glider is not equipped with an accelerator
 
Roll stability and dampingAA
OscillationsReducingReducing
 
Stability in gentle spiralsAA
Tendency to return to straight flightSpontaneous exitSpontaneous exit
 
en : Verhalten beim Verlassen einer vollständigen SteilspiraleAB
en : Erstes Ansprechen des Gleitschirms (die ersten 180°)en : unmittelbare Verringerung der Drehgeschwindigkeiten : keine unmittelbare Reaktion
Tendency to return to straight flighten : selbstständiges Ausleiten (G-Kraft abnehmend, Drehgeschwindigkeit abnehmend)en : selbstständiges Ausleiten (G-Kraft abnehmend, Drehgeschwindigkeit abnehmend)
Turn angle to recover normal flightLess than 720°, spontaneous recoveryLess than 720°, spontaneous recovery
 
Symmetric front collapse AA
EntryRocking back less than 45°Rocking back less than 45°
RecoverySpontaneous in less than 3 sSpontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exitDive forward 0° to 30°Dive forward 0° to 30°
Change of courseKeeping courseKeeping course
Cascade occursNoNo
en : Faltleinen wurden benutztnono
 
en : Symmetrischer Frontklapper mindestens 50% FlügeltiefeAA
EntryRocking back less than 45°Rocking back less than 45°
RecoverySpontaneous in less than 3 sSpontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exitDive forward 0° to 30°Dive forward 0° to 30°
Change of courseKeeping courseKeeping course
Cascade occursNoNo
en : Faltleinen wurden benutztnono
 
en : Symmetrischer Frontklapper im beschleunigten Flug
Not carried out because the glider is not equipped with an accelerator
 
Exiting deep stall (parachutal stall)AA
Deep stall achievedYesNo
RecoverySpontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exitDive forward 0° to 30°
Change of courseChanging course less than 45°
Cascade occursNo
 
High angle of attack recoveryAA
RecoverySpontaneous in less than 3 sSpontaneous in less than 3 s
Cascade occursNoNo
 
Recovery from a developed full stallAB
Dive forward angle on exitDive forward 0° to 30°Dive forward 30° to 60°
CollapseNo collapseNo collapse
Cascade occurs (other than collapses)NoNo
Rocking backLess than 45°Less than 45°
Line tensionMost lines tightMost lines tight
 
en : Kleiner einseitiger KlapperAA
Change of course until re-inflationLess than 90°Less than 90°
Maximum dive forward or roll angleDive or roll angle 0° to 15°Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Re-inflation behaviourSpontaneous re-inflationSpontaneous re-inflation
Total change of courseLess than 360°Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occursen : Nein (oder nur eine kleine Anzahl von eingeklappten Zellen mit selbstständiger Wiederöffnung)en : Nein (oder nur eine kleine Anzahl von eingeklappten Zellen mit selbstständiger Wiederöffnung)
Twist occursNoNo
Cascade occursNoNo
en : Faltleinen wurden benutztnono
 
en : Großer einseitiger KlapperAB
Change of course until re-inflation90° to 180°90° to 180°
Maximum dive forward or roll angleDive or roll angle 0° to 15°Dive or roll angle 15° to 45°
Re-inflation behaviourSpontaneous re-inflationSpontaneous re-inflation
Total change of courseLess than 360°Less than 360°
Collapse on the opposite side occursen : Nein (oder nur eine kleine Anzahl von eingeklappten Zellen mit selbstständiger Wiederöffnung)en : Nein (oder nur eine kleine Anzahl von eingeklappten Zellen mit selbstständiger Wiederöffnung)
Twist occursNoNo
Cascade occursNoNo
en : Faltleinen wurden benutztnono
 
en : Kleiner einseitiger Klapper im beschleunigten Flug
Not carried out because the glider is not equipped with an accelerator
 
en : Großer einseitiger Klapper im beschleunigten Flug
Not carried out because the glider is not equipped with an accelerator
 
Directional control with a maintained asymmetric collapseAA
Able to keep courseYesYes
180° turn away from the collapsed side possible in 10 sYesYes
Amount of control range between turn and stall or spinMore than 50 % of the symmetric control travelMore than 50 % of the symmetric control travel
 
Trim speed spin tendencyAA
Spin occursNoNo
 
Low speed spin tendencyAA
Spin occursNoNo
 
Recovery from a developed spinAA
Spin rotation angle after releaseStops spinning in less than 90°Stops spinning in less than 90°
Cascade occursNoNo
 
B-line stallAA
Change of course before releaseChanging course less than 45°Changing course less than 45°
Behaviour before releaseRemains stable with straight spanRemains stable with straight span
RecoverySpontaneous in less than 3 sSpontaneous in less than 3 s
Dive forward angle on exitDive forward 0° to 30°Dive forward 0° to 30°
Cascade occursNoNo
 
Big earsAB
Entry procedureDedicated controlsDedicated controls
Behaviour during big earsStable flightStable flight
RecoverySpontaneous in less than 3 sSpontaneous in 3 s to 5 s
Dive forward angle on exitDive forward 0° to 30°Dive forward 0° to 30°
 
Big ears in accelerated flight
Not carried out because the glider is not equipped with an accelerator
 
Alternative means of directional controlAA
180° turn achievable in 20 sYesYes
Stall or spin occursNoNo
 
Any other flight procedure and/or configuration described in the user's manual
No other flight procedure or configuration described in the user's manual
 
 
 
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