On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 11:32 +0800, Texler, Michael wrote: > All this discussion about landing in water begs the question (somewhat tongue > firmly planted in cheek): > > Has there ever been a float glider developed? > On page 200 of "THE WORLD'S SAILPLANES" published by OSTIV First Edition June 1958 is the description of the Yugoslavian sailplane "Jadran" described as a single seat amphibian sailplane.
15m Span, 195 kg empty, MAUW 280 kg, Vne 200 km/h, Max Aerotow 150 km/h, min. sink 0.75 m/s @ 60 km/h, max L/D 25 @ 75 km/h. cheers, Ken _______________________________________________ Aus-soaring mailing list Ausemail@example.com To check or change subscription details, visit: http://lists.internode.on.net/mailman/listinfo/aus-soaring