Single seat, EASA Part 22 (Jar 22) cerified, powered glider with retractable landing gear, folding propeller, reliable low-noise four-stroke engine, good gliding performance, suitable for trailering, one-man assembly possible, comfortable cockpit. All glass-fibre/carbon-fibre construction.
From the manufacturer:
Whether it be local soaring in ridge, wave or thermals, or cross country, the Carat gets the job done in style either as a pure sailplane or as a touring motor-glider. This is a new breed single-seat sailplane for all reasons and seasons.
You have option to cruise out to 637 sm / 1026 km at 124 kts / 230 km/h engine on. Or you can soar
at 35 to 1 as a sailplane. It’s your choice.
Reliable, low-noise, four-stroke engine “Beak” folding propeller Retractable landing gear Soaring performance of Standard Class Automatic control connections Comfortable cockpit Aircraft designed roomy instrument panel Easy one-man assembly Fits in to a standard sailplane trailer