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Schempp-Hirth Arcus

Lift typeFixed wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typePiston, Electric
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Motor glider. Includes electric, turbocharged and piston variants.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
Schemp-Hirth Arcus 2009 / 2009 Baseline variant, includes Arcus S (pure sailplane) variant.
Schempp-Hirth Arcus T 2009 / 2009 Self-sustaining variant.
Schempp-Hirth Arcus E 2010 / 2010 2016 Electric variant.
Schempp-Hirth Arcus M 2016 / 2016 Self-launching variant.
Airbus UpNext Blue Condor 2022 / Hyrdogen engined variant, part of Airbus' ZEROe program.

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