Aero VT 100
|Aero VT 100|
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The Aero VT 100 Demant (now also Moravan VT 100) is a single-seat high-performance glider of the open class of the Czechoslovak company Aero .
The design by Ladislav Smrcek, first referred to as the VSM-40, had its maiden flight in November 1955. The wooden aircraft has a retractable landing gear and wings that are equipped with water tanks, Fowler flaps and Schempp-Hirth airbrakes . With this aircraft, the pilot Vladislav Zejda set a world record in the target flight category on May 30, 1957 with a return of 518 km. Two restored aircraft of this type are still flown today.
|Preparation mass||280 kg|
|Max. Takeoff mass||440 kg|
|Top speed||250 km / h|
|Minimum speed||64 km / h|
|Glide ratio||33 at 88 km / h|
|Slightest sinking||0.69 m / s at 78 km / h|
- Fliegerrevue , 1/2008, p. 67, ISSN 0941-889X