The EuroStar SL is a reliable towing airplane, certified for towing of gliders up to 700 kg and banners up to 140 sq.m.
Efficient and reliable glider & banner towing
The EuroStar SL is a reliable glider and banner towing airplane with fractional costs of operation compared to conventional GA airplanes. The airplane is certified for towing of sailplanes up to 700 kilos and also banners up to 140 sq.m. The EuroStar SL passed extensive towing tests with different types of gliders (Duo Discuss, Janus, Ventus, ASK21, Blanik, L-13, Nimbus, SF-34, Cirrus, VT-116, VSO-10, Z-24, ASW-15, LG-425, etc.) from paved and also grass airfields and at extreme high air temperatures (34°C) . Low operation costs, outstanding flight characterisitcs kept also in towing and fantastic all-round view from the cabine make the EuroStar SL one of the best selling towing airplanes on the world markets.
Performances in aerotow flights
|Configuration||Rotax 912 ULS, Woodcomp SR 3000XC electrically variable propeller|
|Take-off run||to 200 m (with Solo Blanik),|
to 260 m (Janus)
to 300 m (Duo Discuss, 700 kg)
|Take-off distance over 50ft bstacle||450 m (550 kg glider) -600 m (700 kg glider)|
|Rate of Climb||2-3 m/sec at 100-120 km/h depending on towed sailplane|
|Cruise speed||120-160 km/h depending on towed sailplane|
|Avarage fuel consumption||17 l / h|
|Towing tested up to OAT +34°C.|