2008 Whisper Aircraft Whisper Motor Glider in Western Cape

Motor Glider 16M with Rotax 912 ULS 100 HP

  • Make: Whisper Aircraft
  • Country: South Africa
  • Model: Whisper Motor Glider
  • State/Province: Western Cape
  • Year: 2008
  • City/Airport: Worcester (FAWC)
  • Serial No: WA04014
  • Registration No: ZU-EXX
  • Flight Time: 95 hours
  • Engine Time: 72 hours


Whisper Motor Glider 16 meter wings with a Rotax 912 ULS, 100 hp and carbon IVO adjustable pitch propeller.

A 85 liter fuel tank is fitted for a cruise range around 1200 km no reserves.
Wing span 16m
Wing area 15sq.m
Aspect ratio 16
Length 7.16m
Empty weight 534 kg
Max all up weight 775 kg
Fuel capacity 85 litres

Rate of Climb (gross weight at sea level) 3.6m/s (700ft/min)
Max level speed 210km/h (113kts)
Cruise speed (75% power) 180km/h (95kts)
Vne 250km/h (132kts)
Stall speed 72km/h (38kts)
Va 160km/h (85kts)
Cruise fuel consumption 12litres/hr (3.2USG/hr)
Range 1200km (no reserves)
Take off roll 180m
Min sink speed 0.9m/s at 80km/h
Glide ratio 1:28 at 105km/h

Max payload is 241 kg.

Aircraft always kept in hangar and well looked after by proffesional mechanic.



This Aircraft is stationed and kept in hangar at FAWC, Worecester Glider Airfield, South Africa.
Well looked after by professional Aircraft Mechanic. A Canopy cover comes with the plane keeping it in pristine condition.
An Overseas shipment can be arranged in a 40 foot Container from Cape Town, South Africa.

Keeping the Aircraft at FAWC in rented Hangar for 100 US$ a month is also an option.

Mail me for more info: Joernsteinbeck@gmail.com or

Whatsapp my Mechanic Mr. Luke Godwin on +27 72 310 3266


Last Annual August 2018 including weight and balance.


Standard instruments with an MGL EFIS Stratomaster as flight computer and engine monitoring.
Varios x 2 electric and mechanical.
Slip Indicator
Fuel computer.
VHF ICOM fitted with speaker and headset sockets.
Aircraft has an electric trim tab fitted for elevator trim.
No Transponder or Flarm fitted.


Seats: 2
Baggage compartment and leather seating, air vents and superb visibilty through the scratch free canopy.
This Aircraft is fitted with centre stick leaving generous leg room. for both seats.

Exterior Description

Aircraft resprayed and in a pristine condition inside and outside.

Additional Features

Aircraft was retrofitted with winglets by Jonker Sailplanes.
Wheel spats are also available and can be fitted if required.
The canopy cover comes with the Aircraft.