List of gliders (L)

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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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La Mouette[edit]

(Hang gliders - Fontaine-lès-Dijon, France)

L.A.D.[edit]

(Light Aircraft Development Co.)

Laffont-Mouillard-Cousin[edit]

Lagasse[edit]

(Jean-René Lagasse)

Laister[edit]

( Jack W. Laister / Laister-Kauffmann)

LAK[edit]

(LAK – Lietuviška Aviacinė Konstrukcija / (some production by ESAG – Eksperimentine Sportines Aviacijos Gamykla)

Lampich[edit]

(Ãrpád Lampich / Gyõr Soaring Club, Gyõr)

Lamson[edit]

(Phil Lamson)

Lamson[edit]

(Robert Lamson)

Landmann[edit]

(Hermann Landmann – Institut für Flugzeugkonstruktion der Technischen Hochschule Dresden)

Landes-Derouin[edit]

(Landes Frères & Derouin - Robert Landes, Théo Landes and Derouin / Louis Bréguet)

Lange[edit]

Langhammer[edit]

(Egon Scheibe / Bitz-Linner-Zoller)

Langley[edit]

(Ernest Langley)

Larson[edit]

Latimer-Needham[edit]

(C. H. Latimer-Needham / R.F.D. Co, Guilford)

Latvian Aero Club Olaine[edit]

Laubenthal[edit]

(Paul Laubenthal)

Lauk[edit]

(Peep Lauk – Estonia)

Launics[edit]

(Fricis Launics / 48th Glider Aviator Group, Krustpils (LU))

Lawrence[edit]

(L.W. Lawrence)

Lazarov[edit]

(Tzvetan Lazarov / DAR (Darzhavna Aeroplanna Rabotilnica) - Bozurishte, Bulgaria)

LCF[edit]

(Luftsport-Club Friedrichshafen)

le Bris[edit]

(Jean-Marie le Bris)

Lee-Richards[edit]

(Cedric Lee & G. Tilghman Richards / annular wing patent from G.J.A. Kitchen, Williband Franz Zelger and Isaac Henry Storey)

Leeming[edit]

(John Fishwick LEEMING, Clement WOOD & Tom PRINCE)

Leffler-MacFarlane[edit]

(Al Leffler, Walt MacFarlane, Bill Meyer)

Lefort[edit]

(Lucien Lefort)

Leonard[edit]

(Bob Leonard)

Leonard[edit]

(Whitmar Leonard / Leonard Motorless Aircraft, 32 Crescent Street, N.w., Grand Rapids, Michigan)

Leroy[edit]

(G. Leroy (Professeur Technique à l'École Professionelle d'Évreux)/ Aéroc-Club de l'Eure)

Lesh-Wulpi[edit]

(Lawrence J. Lesh & James M. Wulpi)

Letov[edit]

Let Kunovice[edit]

LETOV[edit]

(LETOV - Yugoslavia)

Leyat[edit]

(Marcel Leyat / Mr Audra / Association Française Aérienne)

LFG[edit]

(G. Baatz / Luftfahrzeug-Gesellschaft, Stralsund)

LIBIS[edit]

(Letalski Institut "Branko Ivanus" Slovenia)

Lightwing[edit]

(Lightwing Research / John M. Lee)

Lilienthal[edit]

(Otto Lilienthal)

Lindner[edit]

(Fiberglas-Technik Rudolf Lindner)

Lippisch[edit]

(Alexander Lippisch)

Liwentaal[edit]

(Alexandre Liwentaal)

LO[edit]

(LO-Fluggerätebau)

Loessl (Eugen)[edit]

(Eugen von Loessl - killed on the Wasserkuppe on 9 August 1920 flying the E.v.L.1)

Loessl (Ernst)[edit]

(Ernst von Loessl - cousin of Eugen von Loessl)

Lohner[edit]

(Lohner Flugzeugbau)

Loitron-Delage[edit]

(Loitron & Delage)

Lombarda[edit]

(Aeronautica Lombarda / Camillo Silva)

Lommatzsch[edit]

(VEB Apparatebau Lommarzsch, Raubaaerstr. 4, Lommatzsch/Sa. (DDR))

L.O.P.P.[edit]

(L.O.P.P. – Liga Obrony Powietrznej i Przeciwgazowej – League of Air and Anti-gas Defence / Icarus)

Loravia[edit]

Lössl[edit]

(Ernst von Lössl)

Lowe-Wylde[edit]

(Charles H. Lowe-Wylde)

Loyko Tandem L-1[edit]

(LOYKO & Soc. Aviakim (USSR))

Lucas[edit]

(Émile Lucas / Avions Émile Lucas)

Luków School[edit]

Lunds Tekniske[edit]

Lünger-Kohler[edit]

(Hans Lünger & Josef Kohler)

Lush[edit]

(Vladimir S. Lush)

Lüty[edit]

(Paul Lüty / Sportflugzeugbau, Hülserstrasse 398, Krefeld)

Lutz[edit]

(Werner Lutz)

LWL[edit]

(Lwowskie Warsztaty Lotnicze – Lwów Aviation Workshops)

Lwowskich Uczniów[edit]

(Kazimierz Baszniak, Wlodzimierz Siemiuła & Aleksander Sokalski)

Lyushin Maori[edit]

(S. N. Lyushin)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "j2mcl-planeurs". Team J2mcL. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  2. ^ Davilla, Dr. James J.; Soltan, Arthur M. French aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press. ISBN 1891268090.
  3. ^ a b c d e Taylor, John W. R.. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1982–83. Jane's Publishing Company. London. 1983. ISBN 0-7106-0748-2
  4. ^ Mrazek, James E. (1977). Fighting gliders of World War II. London: Hale. pp. 37–42. ISBN 978-0312289270.
  5. ^ Taylor, John W.R. FRHistS. ARAeS (1962). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd.
  6. ^ John W.R. Taylor, ed. (1987). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1987-88. London: Jane's Information Group. ISBN 9780710608505.
  7. ^ Taylor, John W.R., ed. (1988). Jane's all the World's Aircraft 1988-89. London: Jane's Information Group. ISBN 0 7106 0867 5.
  8. ^ "Lössl E.v.L.1". www.j2mcl-planeurs.net. 2010-08-12. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  9. ^ "Loessl SB-2". www.j2mcl-planeurs.net. 2009-11-15. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  10. ^ a b Langsdorff, Werner von (1931). Das Segelflugzeug (in German). München: J. F. Lehmanns Verlag.
  11. ^ "Loessl SB-3". www.j2mcl-planeurs.net. 2009-12-30. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  12. ^ "Loravia KV-1". Team J2mcL. 2011-07-24. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  13. ^ "Loravia KV-2". Team J2mcL. 2011-07-24. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  14. ^ "Loravia KV-3A". Team J2mcL. 2011-07-24. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  15. ^ "Loravia KV-4". Team J2mcL. 2011-07-24. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  16. ^ "Loravia LCA-10 Topaze". Team J2mcL. 2011-07-24. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  17. ^ "Loravia LCA-11 Topaze". Team J2mcL. 2011-07-24. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  18. ^ "Loyko Tandem L-1". j2mcl-planeurs (in French). 1 April 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.

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