Aile Volante Oflag IVD (oz8253)
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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.
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Update 21/12/2016: added background history document in French, thanks to JMP.
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User commentsHello, 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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