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    Apis 13 Meter

    Apis Sailplanes Inc.
    P. O. Box 2010
    Moriarty, NM 87035
    United States

    Phone: 505-269-8234

    http://www.apisgliders.com
    apisgliders@aol.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Glider
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 139Service Ceiling (ft)
    Cruise Speed (mph) 55Rate of Climb (fpm)
    Stall Speed (mph) 34Takeoff Distance (ft)
    Range (statute mi)Landing Distance (ft) 300
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine
    Design HorsepowerH.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.)H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 300Useful Load (lb) 240
    Gross Weight (lb) 540
    Wing Area (ft2) 111.5Length (ft) 20.6
    Wingspan (ft) 42.6Height (ft) 4
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design MidFolding Wings Yes
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Composite
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 400Number Built & Flown 4
    Kit Cost ($US) $20,500Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Glide ratio 38:1 @ 5mph. Wing panel weight, 68 lbs; assembly time 10 minutes. Extensive use of carbon fiber; automatic control hookups; full span flaperons and conventional airbrakes. Ready to fly, $20,325.