Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2. Specifications. A photo.
Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2. Specifications. A photo.

Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2. Specifications. A photo.


Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 - lightweight single-engine civilian aircraft manufactured by «Glasair Aviation» from 2003 years.


A photoGlasair Sportsman 2 + 2


Designing an aircraft Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 conducted by American engineers on the basis of a model Glasair GlaStarHowever, the design of the aircraft has undergone a number of technical and design changes as a consequence, the aircraft Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 building Hotel positioned as a model and not a modification.

His great popularity plane Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 gained thanks to a low enough price component according to the order of the year 2011 55 thousand dollars. Nevertheless, in view of the fact that the aircraft has been launched in the form of separate sets of self-assembly, before getting completely finished design of the aircraft was required at least 1150 hours and availability of specialized equipment.


Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 photo


Due to the expansion of the cockpit, on the plane Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 can carry up to four people - a pilot and three passengers, and in addition, the aircraft is also adapted for the carriage of a small amount of cargo, but in fact, for this purpose it is not used as operation it is conducted exclusively by private owners.


CabinGlasair Sportsman 2 + 2


The powerplant of the Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 includes one Lycoming IO-360 piston four-cylinder engine that is capable of developing tractive power in 180 hp, which is very acceptable considering the actual cost of this aircraft. Maximum speed developed by the Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 speed is 270 km / h, which, with its high maneuverability, allows to operate the aircraft as a sports aircraft. In addition, the model Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 also has a large enough fuel, which in turn makes it possible to easily overcome distances up to 1500 kilometers. Among other things, if necessary, the standard power plant can be replaced with a more powerful one - Lycoming IO-390, developing traction in 210 hp, which to some extent increased the aircraft's aircraft performance.

Among other things, the American aircraft manufacturers have implemented and also release a modified version of the aircraft - Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 Diesel, which uses a diesel engine Thielert Centurion 2.0, the same capacity as in the standard version of the plane.


Specifications Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,0 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10,68 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,1 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 612 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 454 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1066 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 254 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 270 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1500 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 6100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming IO-360 (depending on version);
  • Power: 180 hp (Depending on version).


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