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    Silent 2

    Alisport
    P.O. Box 966
    Tullahoma, TN 37388
    United States

    Phone: 931-434-3434

    http://www.alisport.com
    info5@alisport.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories Glider
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 136Service Ceiling (ft)
    Cruise Speed (mph) 50Rate of Climb (fpm)
    Stall Speed (mph) 37Takeoff Distance (ft)
    Range (statute mi)Landing Distance (ft) 250
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine
    Design HorsepowerH.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.)H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 275Useful Load (lb) 265
    Gross Weight (lb) 540
    Wing Area (ft2) 94.7Length (ft) 20.8
    Wingspan (ft) 42.6Height (ft) 4
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design MidFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 22
    Landing Gear Monowheel
    Materials Composite
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 350Number Built & Flown 1
    Kit Cost ($US) $45,150Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $47,000 - $53,000
    COMMENTS:
    LSA Legal