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Old Feb 05, 2015, 09:50 AM
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A flying boat .... glider ?

The latest copy of the BMFA News, (UK's version of the AMA), has an article on the See Adler, (Germany 1935), an amphibious glider, yes a true un-powered glider.

Not exactly something I would have thought of, but someone must have thought it worth designing back then. Nor something I am every lightly to build, but still quite a pretty looking aircraft.

Scale Soaring UK -- The 1935 DFS See Adler (Sea Eagle)
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Old Feb 05, 2015, 12:18 PM
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the DFS assault glider had a flying boat cousin for beach assaults. Brave man who did that

I thought the US where working on similar things too..
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Old Feb 19, 2015, 01:33 AM
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all good info is always on seawings
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