Hang Glider Placard Specifications

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All Wills Wing gliders are placarded with certain information in compliance with HGMA standards. These specifications are listed below for both our current models, and a number of our previous models. Imperial units (pounds and MPH) are used, by convention.

Current Production Gliders

Model Vms Vd min Va Vne Pilot Rating Weight Range
T2 154 21 40 46 53  IV Advanced  175-285
T2 144 21 40 46 53 IV Advanced 150-235
U2 160 20 35 46 53 III Intermediate 160-260
U2 145 20 35 46 53 III Intermediate 140-220
Sport 2 175 19 35 46 53  III Intermediate 175-320
Sport 2 155 19 35 46 53 III Intermediate 150-250
Sport 2 135 19 35 46 53 III Intermediate 130-200
Falcon 3 195 18 35 42 48 II Novice 175-275
Falcon 3 170 18 35 42 48 II Novice 140-220
Falcon 3 145 18 35 42 48 II Novice 120-190
Falcon 3 Tandem 16 35 43 50 II Novice 185-500

Non-Current Gliders

Model Vms Vd min Va Vne Pilot Rating Weight Range
Falcon 2 225 25 35 40 53 II Novice 185-300
Falcon 2 195 25 35 42 48 II Novice 150-250
Falcon 2 170 25 35 42 48 II Novice 140-220
Falcon 2 140 25 35 42 48 II Novice 120-190
Falcon Tandem 25 35 43 50 II Novice 185-500
Eagle 180 25 35 42 48 II Novice* 175-275
Eagle 164 25 35 46 53 II Novice* 150-250
Eagle 145 25 35 42 48 II Novice* 125-200
Talon 160 25 35 46 53 IV Advanced 180-280
Talon 150 25 35 46 53 IV Advanced 160-240
Talon 140 25 35 46 53 IV Advanced 140-220
Ultra Sport 166 25 35 46 53 III Intermediate 175-285
Ultra Sport 147 25 35 46 53 III Intermediate 150-250
Ultra Sport 135 25 35 46 53 III Intermediate 125-210
Falcon 225 25 35 46 53 II Novice 185-440
Falcon 195 25 35 46 53 II Novice 150-275
Falcon 170 25 35 46 53 II Novice 140-230
Falcon 140 25 35 46 53 II Novice 120-210
Fusion 150 25 35 46 53 IV Advanced 150-275
Fusion 141 25 35 46 53 IV Advanced 130-225
XC 155 25 35 48 55 IV Advanced 170-280
XC 142 25 35 48 55 IV Advanced 140-240
XC 132 25 35 48 55 IV Advanced 120-220
RamAir 154 25 35 52 60 IV Advanced 160-270
RamAir 146 25 35 52 60 IV Advanced 145-260
HP AT 158 25 35 50 58 IV Advanced 150-250
HP AT 145 25 35 55 63 IV Advanced 135-235
Super Sport 143 25 35 50 58 III Intermediate 125-210
Super Sport 153 25 35 50 58 III Intermediate 150-250
Super Sport 163 25 35 50 58 III Intermediate 175-275
Spectrum 144 25 35 46 53 II Novice 120-210
Spectrum 165 25 35 46 53 II Novice 140-240
Sport 180 AT 25 35 46 46 III Intermediate 200-300
Sport 167 AT 25 35 46 46 III Intermediate 140-240
Sport 150 AT 25 35 46 46 III Intermediate 125-210
Skyhawk 188 25 35 46 46 II Novice 150-235
Skyhawk 168 25 35 46 46 II Novice 130-190

Explanation of Terms

Term Explanation
Vms min-sink speed at optimum wing loading
Vs max stall speed at maximum wing loading
Vd min maximum sustainable speed at minimum wing loading
Va maximum maneuvering speed
Vne speed never to exceed

 

Hang Glider Placard Specifications – Metric

All Wills Wing gliders are placarded with certain information in compliance with HGMA standards. These specifications are listed in Imperial units (mph / pounds) by convention. We have provided the metric equivalents below for your information.

Current Production Gliders-Metric

Model Vms Vd min Va Vne Pilot Rating Weight Range
T2 144 34 120 74 85 IV Advanced 72-107
T2 154 34 120 74 85 IV Advanced 84-129
U2 160 32 56 74 85 III Intermediate 73-118
U2 145 32 56 74 85 III Intermediate 64-100
Sport 2 175 31 56 74 85 III Intermediate 79-145
Sport 2 155 30 56 74 85 III Intermediate 68-113
Sport 2 135 30 56 74 85 III Intermediate 61-91
Falcon 3 195 29 56 67 77 II Novice 79-125
Falcon 3 170 29 56 67 77 II Novice 64-100
Falcon 3 145 29 56 68 77 II Novice 54-86
Falcon 3 Tandem 26 56 69 85 II Novice 84-227

Non-Current Production Gliders-Metric

Model Vms Vd min Va Vne Pilot Rating Weight Range
Falcon 2 225 40 56 64 74 II Novice 84-136
Falcon 2 195 40 56 67 77 II Novice 68-114
Falcon 2 170 40 56 67 77 II Novice 64-100
Falcon 2 140 40 56 67 77 II Novice 55-86
Falcon Tandem 40 56 69 80 II Novice 84-226
Eagle 145 40 56 67 77 II Novice* 57-91
Eagle 164 40 56 74 85 II Novice* 68-114
Eagle 180 40 56 67 77 II Novice* 80-125
Talon 160 40 56 74 85 IV Advanced 82-127
Talon 150 40 56 74 85 IV Advanced 73-109
Talon 140 40 56 74 85 IV Advanced 64-100
Ultra Sport 166 40 56 74 85 III Intermediate 80-130
Ultra Sport 147 40 56 74 85 III Intermediate 68-114
Ultra Sport 135 40 56 74 85 III Intermediate 57-95
Falcon 225 40 56 73.6 84.8 II Novice 84.1-200
Falcon 195 40 56 73.6 84.8 II Novice 68.2-125
Falcon 170 40 56 73.6 84.8 II Novice 77.3-104.5
Falcon 140 40 56 73.6 84.8 II Novice 54.5-95.5
Fusion 150 40 56 73.6 84.8 IV Advanced 68.2-125
Fusion 141 40 56 73.6 84.8 IV Advanced 59-100
XC 155 40 56 76.8 88 IV Advanced 77.3-127.3
XC 142 40 56 76.8 88 IV Advanced 63.6-109.1
XC 132 40 56 76.8 88 IV Advanced 54.5-100
RamAir 154 40 56 83.2 96 IV Advanced 72.7-122.7
RamAir 146 40 56 83.2 96 IV Advanced 65.9-118.2
HP AT 158 40 56 80 92.8 IV Advanced 68.2-113.6
HP AT 145 40 56 88 100.8 IV Advanced 61.4-106.8
Super Sport 143 40 56 80 92.8 III Intermediate 56.8-95.5
Super Sport 153 40 56 80 92.8 III Intermediate 68.2-113.6
Super Sport 163 40 56 80 92.8 III Intermediate 79.5-125
Spectrum 144 40 56 73.6 84.8 II Novice 54.5-95.5
Spectrum 165 40 56 73.6 84.8 II Novice 63.6-109.1
Sport 180 AT 40 56 73.6 73.6 III Intermediate 90.9-136.4
Sport 167 AT 40 56 73.6 73.6 III Intermediate 63.6-109.1
Sport 150 AT 40 56 73.6 73.6 III Intermediate 56.8-95.5
Skyhawk 188 40 56 73.6 73.6 II Novice 68.2-106.8
Skyhawk 168 40 56 73.6 73.6 II Novice 59.1-86.4