List of gliders (W)

This is a list of gliders/sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists all gliders with references, where available)[1] Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer.

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W.W.S.Edit

(Wojskowe Warsztaty Szybowcowe – military glider workshops)

WacoEdit

WagenerEdit

(H. Wagener)

Waibel-ButlerEdit

(Gerhard Waibel & Dick Butler & Loek Boermans & Johannes Dillinger)

WalkerEdit

(Sam Walker)

WallisaEdit

(Józef Walis)

  • Wallisa S-I (Willis S.1 or Walis S-1) No.18 – Second Polish Glider Contest 17 May – 15 June 1925
  • Wallisa S-III No.19 – Second Polish Glider Contest 17 May – 15 June 1925

WaltersEdit

(Fred Walters)

WaltherEdit

(Don Walther of Christchurch, New Zealand )

WarczewskiEdit

(J. Warczewski – No.16 – Second Polish Glider Contest 17 May – 15 June 1925)

WarnerEdit

(Martin Warner & Allan J. Campbell)

Warszawa Uczniów GymnazjumEdit

(Chrzanowski-Gymnasiums in Warszawa)

WassmerEdit

(Ets. Benjamin Wassmer / Wassmer Aviation SA)

Watson-NorthropEdit

(J.P. Watson & Jack Northrop)

WeberEdit

(Ernst Weber)

WeberEdit

(Günther Weber - East Germany [DDR - Deutsches Demokratische Republik])

Weber-Landholf-MünchEdit

WeissEdit

(José Weiss)

WeltenseglerEdit

(Weltensegler G.m.b.H)

WenhamEdit

WestmacottEdit

(R. J. Westmacott & K. Westmacott)

WezelEdit

(Martin Wezel Flugzeugtechnik)

WhighamEdit

(Eugene Whigham)

WhisperEdit

(Whisper Aircraft)

WhiteheadEdit

(Gustave Whitehead, née Weiskopf)

WidmaierEdit

(Kuno Widmaier / IPE - Industria Paranaense de Estruturas)

WidmerEdit

(Hans Widmer / Matheus Avallone Sobrinho & Kurt Hendrich)

WiederkehrEdit

WiesnerEdit

(Jaroslav Wiesner)

WiknerEdit

(Geoffrey Neville Wikner)

WilkesEdit

WilkinsonEdit

Wimmer-DewaldEdit

(Josef Immer & Alexander Dewald)

WindEdit

(Willy Wind)

Windward PerformanceEdit

(Greg Cole)

WishartEdit

(Alfred William Wishart)

WLMEdit

(WLM Flugingenieure / Rudolf Sägesser / Isler & Co, Wildegg / H. Sägesser, Flugzeugbbau, Herzogenbuchsee)

WrightEdit

(Peter W. Wright)

Wright Bros.Edit

(Wilbur & Orville Wright)

WSEdit

(Warsztaty Szybowcowe – glider workshops)

WWSEdit

(Wiegand und Wisser Sportflugzeugbau GmbH & Co. KG)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "j2mcl-planeurs". Team J2mcL. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  2. ^ ZUERL, HUBERT (1955). Deutsche Segelflugzeuge (einschl. Motorsegler und Muster der Bundesrepublik Österreich) (PDF) (in German). MÜNCHEN: Aero-Verlag. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  3. ^ Taylor, John W. R.. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1982–83. Jane's Publishing Company. London. 1983. ISBN 0-7106-0748-2

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