Aile Volante Oflag IVD

 

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Aile Volante Oflag IVD  
1941 
62in span
Tags: Glider F/F
formers unchecked


Submitted to Outerzone: 14/12/2016
Outerzone planID: 8253 | Filesize: 685KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: DBHL, theshadow

   

About this Plan

Aile Volante - Free flight flying-wing glider.

Ministere de l'Air. Sports Aeriens. Planeur Type: Aile Volante. Etudie par la section des Sports Aeriens De L'Oflag.IV.D.

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-5009.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 21/12/2016: added background history document in French, thanks to JMP.

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User comments

Hello, herewith a (rather poor, I'm afraid) picture of the Aile Volante Oflag IVD [more pics 003] and a document telling some of the history behind it as told by Jean Simon [suppl. file]. It was designed and first built during WW2 by French prisoners in a German camp for officers. Also, it is known in vintage French modelling circles by the complete name "Aile Volante Oflag IVD" (Aile Volante merely means Flying Wing).
JMP - 19/12/2016
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