Welcome to The Un-Official Schleichers ASW 15 (B) Glider Information Portal.
This site is created to share information which can help owners and pilots preserve and safely fly the ASW-15 or ASW-15B glider. To collect as much data as possible, this site is relying upon the soaring community to provide information! All gathered information can be found in the ASW15 forum. You are welcome to register and join a discussion.
The ASW 15 standard Class single-seater was designed by Dipl-Ing Gerhard Waibel, who had been responsible for the ASW-12, and is of glassfibre/foam sandwich construction. It was build in the glider factory of Alexander Schleicher (AS) in Poppenhausen, Germany.
Characteristic for the ASW 15 is the all-moving tailplane set low on the fin, and the shoulder wings have a glassfibre roving spar with the very effective Schlempp-hirth air brakes.
The type made its competition debut at the 1968 World Championships at Lezno in Poland, when an ASW 15 by Hans-Werner Grosse of Germany came 10th in the Standard Class.
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12 October 2016, 23:40 by Giancarlo | Views: 698 | Comments: 1
I'm considering the purchase of a trailer for my 15 (not "B").
There are some offers in Italy, but - apart from the prices - my worry is about the height of the tail fin.
02 August 2016, 18:13 by mm | Views: 980 | Comments: 0
In 2005 was 3000h inspection made and service time of glider was extended by 1000h to 4000h. Meanwhile in 2007 was TN27 released. Now I got 4000h. Do I have to make another "3000h" in...
26 May 2016, 14:03 by James Young | Views: 1266 | Comments: 1
Looking for a little advice. Just completed this years annual and my inspector is concerned with the stiffness in the elevator control.
It's always been heavy in pitch...
16 May 2016, 01:21 by Tom | Views: 1363 | Comments: 0
Recent annual -- good till April 2017
Asw 15 for sale
1969 Schleicher ASW-15 -- N7240P -- aka X5
For sale is a nice flying ASW-15. Gelcot has some crazing, but not bad consi...
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