Aircraft [Schneider AB Flygplan Grunau Baby II ZK-DGD]

Grunau, Manufacturer;  Hirth and Schneider, Designer; 

1945
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Maker and Role
Grunau, Manufacturer
Hirth and Schneider, Designer
Production Date
1945
Description
Grunau Baby II Glider built in 1945. Silver monoplane with plywood fuselage and wings. Wooden frame inside the plywood panelling. Single seater airplane with a Perspex canopy. The fuselage is narrow with a tail unit. The wingspan is 13.56 m, almost twice the length of the aircraft. There is a red stripe down the silver fuselage. The stripe has an arrow head which runs under and past the cockpit area. The area around the cockpit is painted black. There is no registration marking on the wings or fuselage. There is no undercarriage.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood/Plywood
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Acrylic/Perspex
Signature/Marks and Type
ZK-GDG
Accession No
1982.753
Credit Line
Grunau et al. 1945. Aircraft [Schneider AB Flygplan Grunau Baby II ZK-DGD], 1982.753. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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"There is no registration marking on the wings or fuselage" Registration 'ZK-GDG' now interrupts the red stripe

- Errol Cavit

Posted on 17-09-2019 08:49:58