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Slingsby Dart

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The Slingsby Type 51 Dart is a single seat competition glider designed in the early 1960s, initially as a 15 m span Standard Class aircraft but evolved into an Open Class, 17 m sailplane. [1]

10 relations: Air-Britain, Aston Down, Fiberglass, Glider (sailplane), Rate of climb, Slingsby Aviation, Slingsby Capstan, Slingsby Skylark 2, United Kingdom, Wing loading.


Air-Britain, traditionally sub-titled "The International Association of Aviation Enthusiasts", is a non-profit aviation society founded in July 1948.

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Aston Down

Aston Down is in Gloucestershire, South West England, east of Minchinhampton, southeast of Stroud and west of Cirencester.

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Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.

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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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Rate of climb

In aeronautics, the rate of climb (RoC) is an aircraft's vertical speed – the rate of positive altitude change with respect to time or distance.

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Slingsby Aviation

Slingsby Aviation is a British aircraft company based in Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, England.

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Slingsby Capstan

The Slingsby T.49 Capstan is a British two-seat glider of the 1960s built by Slingsby Sailplanes as a replacement for their earlier Type 42 Eagle.

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Slingsby Skylark 2

The Slingsby T.41 Skylark 2 was a sailplane produced from 1953 at Kirbymoorside, Yorkshire by Slingsby Sailplanes.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Wing loading

In aerodynamics, wing loading is the total weight of an aircraft divided by the area of its wing.

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

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