Fleet

At MotorGlide, we operate a well-equipped fleet, with two basic training aircraft for student pilots and a more advanced motorglider suitable for more experienced pilots. We also have a Robin DR400 for SEP and SSEA conversions.

SF25c – G-KIAU (‘Wilhelm’)
Cruise speed: 75-80kts. We acquired Wilhelm from a gliding club in Dortmund, Germany and flew the aircraft home in April 2014. Wilhelm is our primary trainer; the SF-25 is perfect for all levels of ability. Equipment on board:

  • Artificial Horizon
  • Flarm
  • Transponder
  • GPS with 1:500 000 chart
  • Radio
  • Standard six pack
SF25c – G-KIAB (‘Wilhelmina’)
Cruise speed: 75-80kts. We bought Wilhelmina from a gliding club near Frankfurt in Germany and flew her home in October 2016. Wilhelmina is our second primary trainer and she is also available for solo hire. Equipment on board:

  • Artificial Horizon
  • Transponder
  • GPS with 1:500 000 chart
  • Radio
  • Standard six pack
H36 Dimona – G-WENN (‘Gwenn’)
Cruise speed: 90kts. The Dimona joined the MotorGlide fleet in April 2015, when we flew her back from a gliding club in Linz, Austria. The Dimona is an advanced training aircraft and is perfect for glider pilots seeking the winter wave.Equipment on board:

  • Artificial Horizon
  • Flarm
  • Transponder
  • Oxygen
  • GPS with 1:500 000 chart
  • Radio
  • Standard six pack
  • Fully feathering propeller

 

  Robin DR400 – G-CEKE
Cruise speed: 130kts. The Robin is used for conversions to SEP or SSEA, towing gliders and self-hire. With its four-blade VP propeller and 180 horsepower, the DR400 is comfortable and has great climb performance. Equipment on board:

  • Flarm
  • Skydemon
  • Transponder
  • VOR and DME
  • Aerotow hook

 

Ikarus C42 – G-KTOW
Cruise speed: 86-92kts. The Ikarus C42 Bravo is an innovative, modern two-seater microlight available to MotorGlide and BGA members for aerotows, microlight conversion training, revalidation and self-hire. Equipment on board:

  • 100 hp Rotax 912 ULS with cowl flap
  • Aerotow hook and mirror
  • Radio, mode S transponder, Power Flarm with Wifi out
  • Twin Kanardia EMSIS displays
  • Panel and RAM mounts for moving map tablet
  PA-28 – G-AZLN & G-BTUW
Cruise speed: 108kts. The PA28 is used for converting to SEP or SSEA. Equipment on board:

  • Artificial Horizon
  • Transponder
  • IFR equipped, including ILS and DME
  • Standard six pack