Erwa 8 På svenska In English


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Erwa 8 406
Image from the plan folder
Erwa 8 504
Lennart Wahlqvist's ERWA 8 from 1942
Erwa 8 273
An ERWA 8 built by Klaus Kümpel at the museum in Wasserkuppe
Erwa 8 274
Yet another photo of the ERWA 8 at the museum on Wasserkuppe

Description

A tailless glider from the 1930:s. The plan was published by Otto Maier. In Sweden, plans were distributed by Wentzels. Lennart Wahlquist, who built the model in 1942, tells that it was difficult to start with a towline. Usually, the model got off the line too early, which resulted in a rotation along the wing axis which persisted until the ground interwened.

Model data

Name: Erwa 8 Alternative name:
Plan-ID (S-O L. numbering): B-002 Owner: SMOS
Designer: H. Kirschke? E. Warmbier? Drawn by:
Year designed: 1935 Wingspan (mm): 2000
Category: Klass S3
Sources: Otto Maier

Changed date: 2018-04-01

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