The record-breaking hang-glider and sailplane
pilot, who was born and brought up in Cardiff, was looked up to by many for his instinctive knowledge of the winds.
Nicknamed Cloud Swift after a bird known for feeding on insects found in rising air masses, the 14-foot-wingspan remote-controlled RnR Products sailplane
flew 17 times over an eight-week period from July through mid-September.
Supply of a tandem sailplanes
(double seat, motorglider)
The gliders and sailplanes
have no engines and are towed by an airplane to the height of 2,500 feet before being released and riding the wind currents.
Nastran system), and to receive the permit for in-flight flutter tests of the following: EM-11C Orka (both versions: classic and T--tailplane), M21 Dromader Mini, M24 Dromader Super airplanes and SZD-55, PW-5 Smyk, Swift S-1, MDM-1 Fox sailplanes
And since some sailplanes
can fly 150 mph or more, you've got a lot of possibilities.
Besides the sailplanes
- equipment, spare parts and additional vehicles need to be transported to Texas.
Wortmann designed airfoil FX66-S-196VI for application in sailplanes
Richard Foht had flown sailplanes
and wanted to get his whole family flying.
Using a modified F-106 fighter towed aloft by a C-141 transport aircraft - just like is done with lightweight sailplanes
- Kelly Space and Technology will test techniques the company hopes will enable its innovative craft to send small satellites into orbit 140 to 250 miles above Earth.
Hansman has over 5800 hours of pilot-in-command time in airplanes, helicopters and sailplanes
including meteorological, production and engineering flight-test experience.
Glider Rides in Durango tows sailplanes
to an altitude of up to 3,500 feet and then releases, offering views up to 100 miles in any direction.