Discus 2b

The Slovak National Aeroclub

The Schempp-Hirth Discus 2b is a Standard Class sailplane produced by Schempp-Hirth since 1998. It relaced the highly successful Schempp-Hirth Discus. It is a high-performance all-composite glider and together with glider LS8 forms the top of the standard competition class. The fuselage was specifically designed to be highly crash resistant.

Usage:

  • Competition flights on World Gliding Competitions
  • Advanced sports flights training
  • Thermal navigation flights
 Discus 2b
CountrySlovak Republic
Operated byThe Slovak National Aeroclub
Length (m)6,41
Height (m)1,3
Wingspan (m)15,00
Maximum take-off weight (kg)525
Cruise speed (km/h)250
Falling speed (km/h)80
Gliding1:42
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