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Wolfram Kurt Erhard Hirth (28 February 1900 – 25 July 1959) was a German gliding pioneer and sailplane designer. [1]

39 relations: Aircraft engine, Challenge International de Tourisme 1929, Challenge International de Tourisme 1932, Challenge International de Tourisme 1934, Europe, Fibula, Göppingen Gö 1, Göppingen Gö 3, Germany, Glider (sailplane), Gliding, Gull wing, Hanna Reitsch, Heini Dittmar, Hellmuth Hirth, Hirth, Hornberg, Hungary, Japan, Jeżów Sudecki, Krkonoše, Lee wave, Martin Schempp, Messerschmitt Me 323, Motorcycle, Peter Riedel, Prosthesis, Robert Kronfeld, Schempp-Hirth, Schneider Grunau Baby, South Africa, South America, Stuttgart, Time (magazine), United States, University of Stuttgart, Vogt Lo-100, Wasserkuppe, World War II.

Aircraft engine

An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power.

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Challenge International de Tourisme 1929

The Challenge 1929 was the first FAI International Tourist Plane Contest (Challenge International de Tourisme), that took place between August 4 and August 16, 1929 in Paris, France.

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Challenge International de Tourisme 1932

The Challenge 1932 was the third FAI International Tourist Plane Competition (Challenge International de Tourisme), that took place between 12 and August 28, 1932 in Berlin, Germany.

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Challenge International de Tourisme 1934

The Challenge 1934 was the fourth and last FAI International Tourist Plane Contest (Challenge International de Tourisme), that took place between August 28 and September 16, 1934, in Warsaw, Poland.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Fibula

The fibula or calf bone is a leg bone located on the lateral side of the tibia, with which it is connected above and below.

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Göppingen Gö 1

The Göppingen Gö 1 Wolf was a single-seat glider produced in Germany from 1935.

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Göppingen Gö 3

The Göppingen Gö 3 Minimoa is a single-seat sailplane produced in Germany.

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Germany

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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Gliding

Gliding is a recreational activity and competitive air sport in which pilots fly unpowered aircraft known as gliders or sailplanes using naturally occurring currents of rising air in the atmosphere to remain airborne.

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Gull wing

The gull wing is an aircraft wing configuration with a prominent bend in the wing inner section towards the wing root.

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Hanna Reitsch

Hanna Reitsch (29 March 1912 – 24 August 1979) was a German aviator and test pilot.

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Heini Dittmar

Heini Dittmar (March 30, 1912, Bad Kissingen, Unterfranken, Germany – April 28, 1960 near Mülheim an der Ruhr, West Germany) was a record-breaking German glider pilot.

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Hellmuth Hirth

(April 24, 1886 – July 1, 1938) was a German engineer who founded the Mahle GmbH and Hirth companies, manufacturing engine components and complete aircraft engines respectively.

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Hirth

Göbler-Hirthmotoren GmbH is an aircraft engine manufacturer based in Benningen, Germany.

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Hornberg

Hornberg is a town in the Ortenaukreis, in western Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Hungary

Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Jeżów Sudecki

Jeżów Sudecki (Grunau) is a village in Jelenia Góra County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.

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Krkonoše

The Krkonoše (Czech), Karkonosze (Polish), Riesengebirge (German), Riesageberge (Silesian German) or Giant Mountains, are a mountain range located in the north of the Czech Republic and the south-west of Poland, part of the Sudetes mountain system (part of the Bohemian Massif).

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Lee wave

In meteorology, lee waves are atmospheric stationary waves.

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Martin Schempp

Martin Schempp (23 March 1905 - 9 July 1984) was a glider pilot and founder of Schempp-Hirth, a major manufacturer of gliders.

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Messerschmitt Me 323

The Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant ("Giant") was a German military transport aircraft of World War II.

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Motorcycle

A motorcycle, often called a bike, motorbike, or cycle, is a two-> or three-wheeled motor vehicle.

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Peter Riedel

Peter Riedel (August 1905 – November 6, 1998) was a German gliding champion, and was Air Attaché for the Nazi government before and during World War II.

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Prosthesis

In medicine, a prosthesis (plural: prostheses; from Ancient Greek prosthesis, "addition, application, attachment") is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part, which may be lost through trauma, disease, or congenital conditions.

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Robert Kronfeld

Squadron Leader Robert Kronfeld, AFC (5 May 1904 – 12 February 1948) was an Austrian-born gliding champion and sailplane designer of the 1920s and 30s.

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Schempp-Hirth

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

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Schneider Grunau Baby

The Schneider Grunau Baby was a single-seat sailplane first built in Germany in 1931, with some 6,000 examples constructed in some 20 countries.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Stuttgart

The University of Stuttgart (Universität Stuttgart) is a university located in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Vogt Lo-100

The Lo-100 is an aerobatic glider of classic wood and fabric construction well suited to amateur building methods.

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Wasserkuppe

The is a mountain within the German state of Hesse.

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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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References

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

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