List of gliders (W)

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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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W.W.S.[edit]

(Wojskowe Warsztaty Szybowcowe – military glider workshops)

Waco[edit]

Wagener[edit]

(H. Wagener)

Waibel-Butler[edit]

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

Walker[edit]

(Sam Walker)

Wallisa[edit]

(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

Walters[edit]

(Fred Walters)

Walther[edit]

(Don Walther of Christchurch, New Zealand )

Warczewski[edit]

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

Warner[edit]

(Martin Warner & Allan J. Campbell)

Warszawa Uczniów Gymnazjum[edit]

(Chrzanowski-Gymnasiums in Warszawa)

Wassmer[edit]

(Ets. Benjamin Wassmer / Wassmer Aviation SA)

Watson-Northrop[edit]

(J.P. Watson & Jack Northrop)

Weber[edit]

(Ernst Weber)

Weber[edit]

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

Weber-Landolf-Münch[edit]

Weiss[edit]

(José Weiss)

Weltensegler[edit]

(Weltensegler G.m.b.H)

Wenham[edit]

Westmacott[edit]

(R. J. Westmacott & K. Westmacott)

Wezel[edit]

(Martin Wezel Flugzeugtechnik)

Whigham[edit]

(Eugene Whigham)

Whisper[edit]

(Whisper Aircraft)

Whitehead[edit]

(Gustave Whitehead, née Weiskopf)

Widmaier[edit]

(Kuno Widmaier / IPE - Industria Paranaense de Estruturas)

Widmer[edit]

(Hans Widmer / Matheus Avallone Sobrinho & Kurt Hendrich)

Wiederkehr[edit]

Wiesner[edit]

(Jaroslav Wiesner)

Wikner[edit]

(Geoffrey Neville Wikner)

Wilkes[edit]

Wilkinson[edit]

Wimmer-Dewald[edit]

(Josef Immer & Alexander Dewald)

Wind[edit]

(Willy Wind)

Windward Performance[edit]

(Greg Cole)

Wishart[edit]

(Alfred William Wishart)

WLM[edit]

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

Wright[edit]

(Peter W. Wright)

Wright Bros.[edit]

(Wilbur & Orville Wright)

WS[edit]

(Warsztaty Szybowcowe – glider workshops)

WWS[edit]

(Wiegand und Wisser Sportflugzeugbau GmbH & Co. KG)

Notes[edit]

  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. 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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