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Grob Twin Astir Cockpit Above the Alps

The Grob Twin Astir was developed in Germany in the 1970s by Grob Aircraft AGas. This sailplane took flight in 1976 and remained in production till 1980 before it was updated to the Grob Twin Astir II. During its production, 291 Grob Twin Astir gliders where built.

Picture in a Grob G 103 Twin Astir flying above the Alps.

Grob Twin Astir


Falling from the sky

Great views, no engines and the only sound heard is the air passing by the Polish Puchacz glider. The Puchacz was introduced to the aviation market in 1979 and meets both OSTIV and JAR-22 Utility Category certification requirements. The Puchacz is approved for extended aerobatics including inverted flight and rolling manoeuvres. The SZD-50 has a tandem seating for the two occupants with the front seat used for solo flights.

Pictures from a PZL Bielsko SZD-50 Puchacz Glider near Cooma roughly 100km south of ACT, Australia

Between Earth and Sky.

Falling out of the sky