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The DFS Weihe (English: Harrier) is a German single-seat, high-wing, 18 metre wingspan, high-performance glider that was designed by Hans Jacobs in 1937-38. [1]

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Aeronáutica Industrial S.A.

Aeronáutica Industrial S.A. is a Spanish aeronautical company.

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Air brake (aeronautics)

In aeronautics, air brakes or speed brakes are a type of flight control surfaces used on an aircraft to increase drag or increase the angle of approach during landing.

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Aircraft fabric covering

Aircraft fabric covering is a term used for both the material used and the process of covering aircraft open structures.

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Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Segelflug

The Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Segelflug ("German Research Institute for Sailplane Flight" or "German Institute for Glider Research"), or DFS, was formed in 1933 to centralise all gliding activity in Germany, under the directorship of Professor Georgii.

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Dick Johnson (glider pilot)

Richard H. Johnson (January 10, 1923 – July 23, 2008) was a glider pilot, aeronautical engineer and prolific writer of articles for gliding magazines.

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Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG was a German manufacturer of civil and military aircraft before and during World War II.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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The fuselage (from the French fuselé "spindle-shaped") is an aircraft's main body section.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Glider (sailplane)

A glider or sailplane is a type of glider aircraft used in the leisure activity and sport of gliding.

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Hans Jacobs

Hans Jacobs (30 April 1907 - 24 October 1994) was a German sailplane designer and pioneer.

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Lasham Airfield

Lasham Airfield is an aerodrome located north-west of Alton in Hampshire, England, in the village of Lasham.

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List of gliders

This is a list of gliders/sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists all gliders with references, where available) Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer.

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Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.

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A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with a single main wing plane, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane, each of which has multiple planes.

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Museo del Aire (Madrid)

The Museo del Aire, full title in Spanish Museo de Aeronáutica y Astronáutica o Museo del Aire, is an aviation museum located in the outskirts of Madrid at Cuatro Vientos Airport, Spain.

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Reynolds-Alberta Museum

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum, in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada is one of 19 provincially owned and operated historic sites and museums.

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Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau GmbH is a glider manufacturer based in Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany.

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Scots pine

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is a species of pine that is native to Eurasia, ranging from Western Europe to Eastern Siberia, south to the Caucasus Mountains and Anatolia, and north to well inside the Arctic Circle in Scandinavia.

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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US Southwest Soaring Museum

The US Southwest Soaring Museum is an aviation museum, located at 918 E US Route 66, in Moriarty, New Mexico, United States that focuses on the history of gliding in the western United States.

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World Gliding Championships

The World Gliding Championships (WGC) is a gliding competition held every two years or so by the FAI Gliding Commission.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.

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AB Flygindustri Se-104, DFS 108 Weihe, DFS 68 Weihe, Jacobs Weihe, Se 104, Se102, Se104, VMA-200 Milan.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DFS_Weihe

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