• Registration: N18UA
  • Manufacturer: Urban Air
  • Country of Orgin: Czech Republic
  • Glide Ratio: 26:1
  • Year Built: 2009
The Distar UFM-13 Lambada (named for the Brazilian dance) is a Czech shoulder-wing, two-seat motor glider originally designed and produced by Urban Air and now built by Distar Air of Ústí nad Orlicí. The Lambada was designed to comply with the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale microlight rules at a gross weight of 472.5 kg (1,042 lb) and US light-sport aircraft rules at 600 kg (1,323 lb). The design is on the Federal Aviation Administration's list of approved special light-sport aircraft. The aircraft features a cantilever wing, a T-tail, a two-seats-in-side-by-side configuration enclosed cockpit under a bubble canopy, fixed tricycle landing gear or conventional landing gear with a steerable tail wheel and a single engine in tractor configuration.
Cruising speed: 150 km/h (93 mph; 81 kn) Stall speed: 64 km/h (40 mph; 35 kn) Never exceed speed: 200 km/h (124 mph; 108 kn) Maximum glide ratio: 26:1 with 13 m wings, 30:1 with 15 m wings Maximum glide ratio: 26:1 with 13 m wings, 30:1 with 15 m wings Rate of climb: 7 m/s (1,400 ft/min) Rate of sink: 1.1 m/s (220 ft/min) Wing loading: 38.9 kg/m2 (8.0 lb/sq ft)

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