• Registration: N103BP
  • Manufacturer: Burkhardt Grob
  • Country of Orgin: Germany
  • Glide Ratio: 36:1
Grob 103 III
It is often used for recreational soaring. The G 103 C Twin III is a development of the Twin II with a new ‘Discus’ plan wing of slightly increased span and modified airfoil section. The cockpit has detailed improvements including better ventilation, relocated airbrake levers to give better purchase, and canopies restrained by gas-filled struts. The unpowered sailplane is cleared for aerobatics similar to the Twin II Acro. Its best glide ratio was measured as 36:1

Private Pilot Certificate required to fly solo
Maximum speed: 250 km/h (160 mph) Cruising speed: 85 km/h (53 mph) G limits: +5.3/-2.65 at Va Maximum glide ratio: ca. 36.5 Rate of sink: ca. 0.64 m/s (126 ft/min)

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