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Aerobatics (a portmanteau of aerial-acrobatics) is the practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight.
An airfoil (American English) or aerofoil (British English) is the shape of a wing, blade (of a propeller, rotor, or turbine), or sail (as seen in cross-section).
The Eastern Bloc was the group of socialist states of Central and Eastern Europe, generally the Soviet Union and the countries of the Warsaw Pact.
The Estonian Air Force (Eesti Õhuvägi) is the aviation branch of the Estonian Defence Forces.
A firewall is a fire-resistant barrier used to prevent the spread of fire for a prescribed period of time.
The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.), abbreviated DLR, is the national center for aerospace, energy and transportation research of the Federal Republic of Germany.
A glider or sailplane is a type of glider aircraft used in the leisure activity and sport of gliding.
Competition classes in gliding, as in other sports, mainly exist to ensure fairness in competition.
The Italian Air Force (Italian: Aeronautica Militare; AM) is the aerial defence force of the Italian Republic.
JAWA is a motorcycle and moped manufacturer founded in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1929 by František Janeček, Retrieved 2014-03-01 who bought the motorcycle division of Wanderer.
A jet engine is a type of reaction engine discharging a fast-moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion.
In fluid dynamics, laminar flow (or streamline flow) occurs when a fluid flows in parallel layers, with no disruption between the layers.
Aircraft Industries, a.s.,"." Let Kunovice.
The LET L-23 Super Blaník is a two-seat, all-metal structure glider with fabric covered control surfaces.
The Let L-33 Solo is a Czech shoulder-wing, single-seat, glider, designed by Marian Meciar and Vaclav Zajic, and produced by Let Kunovice.
The TG-10 is the military designation for the Blanik, Super Blaník and Blanik L-33 Solo Czechoslovakian sailplanes used for basic flight training at the United States Air Force Academy.
The LF-107 Luňák (Kite) is a Czech aerobatic glider designed by Rudý Letov in the late 1940s.
The Limbach L2000 is a series of German piston aero-engines designed and built by Limbach Flugmotoren.
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.
This list of military aircraft of the United States includes prototype, pre-production, and operational types.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
A motor glider is a fixed-wing aircraft that can be flown with or without engine power.
The NACA airfoils are airfoil shapes for aircraft wings developed by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).
The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a U.S. federal agency founded on March 3, 1915, to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research.
PBS Velká Bíteš is a Czech engineering and manufacturing company.
Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), also known as acrylic or acrylic glass as well as by the trade names Crylux, Plexiglas, Acrylite, Lucite, and Perspex among several others (see below), is a transparent thermoplastic often used in sheet form as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass.
The Schempp-Hirth Janus is a high performance two-seat glider that was built by Schempp-Hirth GmbH.
The ASK 13 is a two-seater glider that was built by Alexander Schleicher.
The Soviet Air Forces (r (VVS), literally "Military Air Forces") was the official designation of one of the air forces of the Soviet Union.
The Spanish Air Force (SPAF) (Ejército del Aire; literally, "Army of the Air") is the aerial branch of the Spanish Armed Forces.
In aeronautics, a spoiler (sometimes called a lift spoiler or lift dumper) is a device intended to intentionally reduce the lift component of an airfoil in a controlled way.
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
A swept wing is a wing that angles either backward or occasionally forward from its root rather than in a straight sideways direction.
The United States Air Force Academy (also known as USAFA, the Air Force Academy, or the Academy), is a military academy for officer cadets of the United States Air Force.
The Uruguayan Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya, abbreviated FAU) is one of the three main branches of the Armed Forces of Uruguay under the Uruguayan Ministry of Defense.
The Walter Mikron is a four-cylinder, air-cooled, inverted straight engine for aircraft.
The Yankee Air Museum is an aviation museum located at Willow Run Airport in Van Buren Township, Michigan.
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