The glider Ron is referring to, is the GP14 Velo http://www.gpgliders.com/
, which is still under construction as far as I know, and nothing to do
with the Diana 2.
The Diana 2 is type certified, as of last year.
The 13.5m Diana 2 "Versus" exists and is almost certainly the best 13.5m
Beres Bogumił, the man behind the Diana 2 passed away earlier in the year.
What happened after that is a bit murky, but my understanding is the assets
were sold to SZD (there's multiple SZD's, it's confusing), who is once
again producing the Diana 2, and *allegedly* producing one with a fuselage
that has lower angle of attack on the ground, and an 18m stretch.
On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 3:30 PM, Tom & Kerrie Claffey <tom.ker...@gmail.com>
> The Versus (13.5M experimental version of Diana2) was flown by Stefano
> Giorgio who won the first 13.5M WGC in it. The glider Sebastian was going
> to fly, but they ran out of time, is a different, all new glider.
> Since then the 13.5 M class is supposed to go electric self launch.
> I think the 15M Diana 2 is soon out of the WGC due to time from prototype
> to certification.
> (There is some limit)
> Having seen a few of them I would not own one, talk to Mak.
> On Saturday, 17 September 2016, Ron Sanders <resand...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey guys out there,
>> Anyone know what is happening with the Diana 2 these days??
>> Last i heard was a 13.5 metre version was gonna be flown by Sebastian
>> Kawa at some GP thing and it didn't make it.
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