Our Fleet

icGC Fleet

icGC owns three high performance gliders for different classes of flying and, as a member of icGC, you have access to all of Lashams training fleet as well.

Grob 103 (aka 496)

This is our 2 seater training glider which is used for trial flights and instruction. You will probably have your first flight in this. You may also go solo in this aircraft.

496

496

Technical Details
Manufacturer Grob
Model Name Twin III Acro G 103 C
No. of Seats 2
No. Built >1000
Wingspan 18 m
Max L/D 36:1 at 58 kt / 67 mph
MinSink 2.3 fps / 1.36 kt
Vne 140 kt

Discus B (aka 296)

The Discus is our newest glider, and will be your first single seater. It is used by many people for their first cross countries and long duration flights.

296

296

Technical Details
Manufacturer Schempp-Hirth
Model Name Discus B
No. of Seats 1
No. Built ~570
Wingspan 15 m
Max L/D 43:1 at 54 kt / 62 mph
MinSink 1.94 fps / 1.15 kt
Vne 135 kt

ASW 24 (aka 96)

The ASW 24 is our hot-ship single seater. Higher performance that the Discus, it has been used in world class competitions. Nowhere else could you be flying in such a beautiful machine so soon!

96

Technical Details
Manufacturer Alexander Schleicher GmbH
Model Name ASW 24
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 249
Wingspan 15 m
Max L/D 44:1 at 57 kt / 65 mph
MinSink 1.90 fps / 1.13 kt
Vne 154 kt

 


 

Lasham’s Fleet

Through Lasham, icGC students also have access to the largest training fleet in the UK, covering everything from basic training to cross country training and aerobatics.

K13 x9

These are Lasham’s basic training gliders, easy to fly and tough as nails. They are also used for early solo flying.

K13

K13

Technical Details
Manufacturer Alexander Schleicher GmbH
Model Name ASK 13
No. of Seats 2
No. Built 603
Wingspan 15 m
Max L/D 27:1 at 49 kt / 56 mph
MinSink 2.65 fps / 1.57 kt
Vne 108 kt

K21 x2 (aka 778 & 431)

This is Lasham’s glass basic trainer and is used to help people move up to higher performance gliders. Fully aerobatic, it is also Lasham’s aerobatic trainer and can regularly be seen upside down over the clubhouse.

778

778

Technical Details
Manufacturer Alexander Schleicher GmbH
Model Name ASK 21
No. of Seats 2
No. Built >600
Wingspan 18 m
Max L/D 35:1 at 46 kt / 53 mph
MinSink 2.13 fps / 1.26 kt
Vne 151 kt

DG 1000 (aka 776)

This is Lasham’s advanced glass glider. It is used for training, cross countries and aerobatics.

776

776

Technical Details
Manufacturer DG Flugzeugbau GmbH
Model Name DG 1000
No. of Seats 2
No. Built ~100 (Still in production)
Wingspan 18 m (aerobatics) or 20 m
Max L/D 46.5:1
MinSink 100.3 fpm / 1.03 kt
Vne 146 kt

DG 1000T (aka 45)

This is Lasham’s newest glider. It has a retractable engine and will be used for cross country training.

45

45

Technical Details
Manufacturer DG Flugzeugbau GmbH
Model Name DG 1000T
No. of Seats 2
No. Built ~50 (Still in production)
Wingspan 20 m
Max L/D 46.5:1
MinSink 100.3 fpm / 1.03 kt
Vne 146 kt

Duo Discus (aka 775)

This is Lasham’s state of the art glass cross country trainer and is used for advanced cross country training.

775

775

Technical Details
Manufacturer Schempp-Hirth
Model Name Duo Discus
No. of Seats 2
No. Built >1000
Wingspan 20 m
Max L/D 45:1 at 58 kt / 67 mph
MinSink 2.3 fps / 1.36 kt
Vne 135 kt

Rotax Falke (aka G-CCHX)

This is Lasham’s motor glider and is used for navigation and field landing training. It is also used by member to convert their gliding licence into an NPPL.

Falke

Falke

Technical Details
Manufacturer Scheibe-Flugzeugbau-GmbH
Model Name SF 25 C
No. of Seats 2
No. Built ~300
Max L/D 22:1 at 48 kt / 56 mph
MinSink 4.25 fps / 2.52 kt
Vne 103 kt

Lasham’s Single-Seater Fleet

Starting on the 1st of January, Lasham will take control of the Surrey & Hampshire single seater fleet for a trail period of a year. During this time icGC members will have access to their fleet of 8 single seater aircraft; 3 Grob 102’s, 3 Discuses, a DG300 and a Ventus

Grob 102 x3 (aka SH7, SH8 & SH9)

The Grob 102 is the single seater aircraft built to compliment the Grob 103. They are very easy to fly and used for early solo flying. The requirements are 5 solos and a glass conversion.

102

102

Technical Details
Manufacturer Grob
Model Name Astir CS, G 102 C
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 812
Wingspan 15 m
Max L/D 38:1 at 56 kt / 65 mph
MinSink 2.3 fps / 1.36 kt
Vne 125 kt

Discus B x3 (aka SH2, SH3 & SH4)

The three Discuses are the same type as 296, the only difference being that 296 has been retro-fitted with winglets. The flying requirements for these Discuses are 20 hours in glass single seaters.

Discus

Discus

Technical Details
Manufacturer Schempp-Hirth
Model Name Discus B
No. of Seats 1
No. Built ~570
Wingspan 15 m
Max L/D 43:1 at 54 kt / 62 mph
MinSink 1.94 fps / 1.15 kt
Vne 135 kt