Safe Height (to easily get back) is what 600’?

@1.5M/s thats what? less than 3 mins of engine time

I think this was a lot better than a certain ASH25 Self/L I flew in (once)



> On 21 Sep 2016, at 5:30 PM, Future Aviation Pty. Ltd. 
> <ec...@internode.on.net> wrote:
> 
> Hi Mathew
> 
> It is inevitable that pilots will self-launch in the ASG 32 El although the 
> A/C is not certified for it.
> 
> When the ASG 32 El is fully ballasted (to 850 kg) the 27kW (36 hp) motor will 
> be marginal and 
> I’m sure the Schleicher flight manual will warn against this practice. The 
> 2m/s climb rate I saw 
> during my test flight was with two people on board but probably still almost 
> 100 kg below max. 
> all up weight. When fully ballasted it is unlikely that you will climb much 
> above 1,5m/s. 
> 
> Kind regards from good old Adelaide
> 
> Bernard 
> 
> 
>> On 21 Sep 2016, at 4:00 PM, Matthew Scutter <yellowplant...@gmail.com 
>> <mailto:yellowplant...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>> 
>> I don't understand why the ASG32 EL can't self launch - the quoted 2m/s is a 
>> better climb rate than many self launchers.
>> 
>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 4:23 PM, DMcD <slutsw...@gmail.com 
>> <mailto:slutsw...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Didn't I read in Bernard Eckey's recent ad in Soaring Australia that
>> electric SLGs did not work and that Schleicher's had decided to just
>> make an electric sustainer.
>> 
>> Maybe electric only works for gliders like the Silent which are around
>> 150 kg in basic glider form and 210 kg in advanced (electric) form.
>> 
>> D
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