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DHV hangglider test flight report
Type designation Sol`R
Manufacturer Ellipse Deltaplane
Holder of certification in Germany Ellipse Deltaplane
Type test reference no DHV 01-0495-18
Classification 1
Total weight in flight 80 Kg - 140 Kg
Number of seats 1
Maximum Speed (VNE) 55 km/h
Winch towing No
Towing by microlight No
Sol`R
FEATURES
In-flight trimming devices -
Type of uprights round tube
Type of A-frame base tube speedbar
Special features  
GROUND HANDLING AND TAKE-OFF   1
Static balance neutral  
Aerodynamic balance neutral  
Take-off speed average  
STRAIGHT FLIGHT     1
Vmin (km/h) 31    
Vmax (km/h) 55    
Control bar pressure at 60 km/h -    
Control bar pressure at 80 km/h -    
Directional stability (yawing) good directional stability    
HANDLING IN TURNS     1
Effort to enter turns low    
Effort to exit turns low    
Roll rate when increasing bank short    
Roll rate when reducing bank short    
Bank circling at V of min sink neutral    
STALL BEHAVIOUR     1
Straight flight, control bar slowly forward deep stall, significant bar presure    
Straight flight, control bar quickly forward deep stall, significant bar presure    
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 average
ADDITIONAL SAFETY RELATED REMARKS
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