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Slingsby Kirby Gull 1

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Kirby Gull 1
The Gull 1 was the first glider ever to fly across the English Channel to France. It started from the London Gliding Club with a winch launch and landed near Boulogne in April 1939.

Weight empty kg: 190

Weight max takeoff kg: 283.5

Winspan m: 15.33

Wing area m2: 14.86

Wing section: Root: NACA 4416 Tip: RAF 34

Aspect ratio: 15.8

Wing loading kg/m2: 20

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