Specs, test data and other useful information on the SOL Ellus 2.
|Year of Manufacture||2007|
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SOL Ellus 2
Despite moving up to a Synergy 3 (which is amazing) I really miss my old SOL Ellus 2. Have had a shot on the Ellus 3 and in my opinion it's lost the magical …
2012 and still going strong Not rated yet
I have been flying my Ellus 2 for a full year now getting about 80 UK hours this last summer. The Ellus 2 is a lovely wing and I can out-perform most at …
|United Kingdom Pounds||1830||GBP|
|South African Rand||25800||ZAR|
|South Korean Won||3380000||KRW|
|pilot take-off weight||90-110 kg||(199-243 lbs)|
|wing weight||7.2 kg||(15.9 lbs)|
|wing area (flat)||30.8 m²||(331 ft²)|
|wing area (projected)||25.2 m²||(271 ft²)|
|wing span (flat)||12.8 m||(42 ft)|
|wing span (projected)||9.9 m||(32 ft)|
|aspect ratio (flat)||5.4|
|aspect ratio (projected)||3.9|
|min sink||1.0 m/s||(197 fpm, 3.6 kph, 1.9 knts)|
|best glide ratio||8.3:1|
|speed min||23 kph||(14 mph, 12 knts)|
|speed trim||36 kph||(22 mph, 19 knts)|
|speed max||50 kph||(31 mph, 27 knts)|
|rising behaviour||immediately comes over pilot|
|take off handling||easy|
|front collapse opening behaviour||spontaneous, delayed|
|asymm. collapse course change||90 - 180 degrees|
|asymm. collapse loss of altitude||average|
|asymm. collapse opening behaviour||spontaneous|
|spiral dive entry||easy|
|spiral dive exit||turn continues through 180 - 360 degrees|
|B-line stall entry||easy|
|B-line stall recovery||spontaneous|
|big ears entry||easy|
|big ears recovery||spontaneous, quickly|