Aircraft

Our club glider fleet includes a L-23 Super Blanik, one L-33 Blanik Solo, one ASK-21, two LS-4’s, and a LS-6b. The club’s tow planes are a CallAir A-9 and a Piper Pawnee (235HP). In addition, about 20 privately owned sailplanes are based out of New Castle International Gliderport.

D1 – L-23 Super Blanik

One of our primary trainers.
L-23 Super Blanik

BG – Alexander-Schleicher ASK-21

Our second purchased new ASK-21 that was bought in 2014. The tail letters BG is in memory of a stalwart member and tow pilot, Bob Gilhooly. The ASK-21 is a primary trainer, glass transition trainer, and overall fun ship to fly.
ASK-21 BG

NC – Alexander-Schleicher ASK-21

Our first purchased new ASK-21. The tail letters NC is for New Castle. The ASK-21 is a primary trainer, glass transition trainer, and overall fun ship to fly.
ASK-21 NC

S2 – Blanik L-33 Solo

The primary solo ship. Used to let solo students practice, fly longer, and get used to flying snappy single place ships.
L-33 Solo

WL – Rolladen-Schneider LS-4

An introductory high-performance glass single and overall easy/fun ship to fly.
LS4 WL

W1 – Rolladen-Schneider LS-4

Fresh out of the shop this winter. An introductory high-performance glass single and overall easy/fun ship to fly.
LS4 WI

X8 – Rolladen-Schneider LS-6b

The premiere ship for advanced pilots and cross country pilots.
LS6 on Ridge