The First Flight of AC 21 Powered Sailplane 2009-12-05

We are glad to announce that after two long years of development the new version of our ultra light sailplane, AC 21 have started itís flight test program.

Test Pilot Oleg Mikhailenko have taken it to the first flight on 12 th of November, 2009.

Two short tows and a 1000 mt† flight went smoothly,† confirming gentle handling characteristics of the sailplane.

A first glance at itís flight parameters shows that they are close to our expectations.

Next stages of the flight test program will be directed to further confirmation of AC flight characteristics with and without engine installation.

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