The ANB-M is a Soviet, single-seat, aluminum ultralight glider that was designed by Peter Almurzin (Петра Альмурзина), Nikitin, and Bogatov whose surnames make up the A,N,B in the glider name (Cyrillic:АНБ).[1]

ANB-M
ANB-M
Role Glider
National origin Soviet Union
Designer Peter Almurzin, Nikitin, Bogatov
First flight 1 May 1983
Introduction 1983
Status Technical drawings available

Design and development edit

The ANB-M first flew on 1 May 1983. The aircraft was designed as a primary glider of aluminum construction and its design team was headed by Peter Almurzin (Петра Альмурзина) in Kuibyshev (Куйбышева) in the Soviet Union.[2] Websites still sell plans for the ANB-M glider as a United States FAR 103 compliant ultralight glider which requires unpowered vehicles to weigh less than 155 lbs (70.3 kg).[3]

Operational history edit

The ANB-M won first prize at the Soviet Ministry of Aviation Industry SLA-84 competition in 1984 at Koktebel[2]

Variants edit

ANB-M
Initial version, first flown 1 May 1983, single seat primary glider with an 8.75 meter wingspan.
ANB-I
Developed as a double ANB-M model that was a two place glider that had the occupants separated in parallel by 2.2 meters apart and utilized an 11 meter wingspan with a twin boom tail.

Specifications edit

Data from PropJet Forums[2][1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Length: 5.4 m (17 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 8.75 m (28 ft 8 in)
  • Wing area: 10.5 m2 (113 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 7.35:1
  • Empty weight: 70 kg (154 lb)
  • Gross weight: 145 kg (320 lb)

See also edit

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration, and era

Related lists

References edit

  1. ^ a b website, forpilots (March 2019). "ANB-M PART103 SAILPLANE". Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  2. ^ a b c Forums, PropJet (July 2014). "Prop & Jet Forums". Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  3. ^ National, Expiramental Aircraft Association (July 1982). "ABOUT PART 103 FOR ULTRALIGHTS". Retrieved 8 October 2020.