List of gliders

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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.


20[edit]

20 Maj.[edit]

A[edit]

AB Flygindustri[edit]

AB Flygplan[edit]

Abbott-Baynes Sailplanes Ltd[edit]

Abramov[edit]

Abrial[edit]

(Georges Abrial de Pega)

Adam[edit]

(Roger Adam)

Addyman[edit]

(E.T.W. Addyman)

Advanced Soaring Concepts[edit]

Aeronca[edit]

Aero Vodochody[edit]

Aerola[edit]

Aeromere[edit]

Aeromot[edit]

Aeronautica Bonomi[edit]

Aeronautica Lombarda[edit]

Aeronautica Rio[edit]

Aerotalleres[edit]

Aerotechnik[edit]

(designer: Karel Dlouhy)

Aiello[edit]

(Eugenio Aiello)

Aircraft Cooperative Mechta[edit]

Air Energy[edit]

Air Est Services[edit]

Airmate[edit]

See: Schreder

Airspeed Ltd[edit]

Akaflieg Berlin[edit]

(FFG Berlin / Akaflieg Berlin)

Akaflieg Braunschweig[edit]

Akaflieg Danzig[edit]

(Akademische Fliegergruppe T. H. Danzig)

Akaflieg Darmstadt[edit]

Akaflieg Darmstadt/Akaflieg München[edit]

Akaflieg Dresden[edit]

Akaflieg Graz[edit]

(Akademischen Segelfliegergruppe Graz)

Akaflieg Hannover[edit]

Akaflieg Karlsruhe[edit]

Akaflieg Köln[edit]

Akaflieg München[edit]

Akaflieg Stuttgart[edit]

Akaflieg Wien[edit]

Akerboom-Schmidt T-10[edit]

(J. Akerboom & J. Schmidt)

Akira[edit]

(Myahara Akira)

Albastar Ltd[edit]

Albatros[edit]

(Club Argentino de Planeadores Albatros)

Alisport[edit]

(Alisport srl, Cremella, Italy)

Allen[edit]

(Aeronautical Engineering Society, New-York / E. Allen & E.P. Warner)

Allied[edit]

(Allied Aviation)

Allievo[edit]

Allstar[edit]

(Allstar PZL Glider Sp. z o.o.)

Alpaero[edit]

Alpla[edit]

(Alpla-Werke / Alpla-Werken Alvin Lehner OHG)

Alsema[edit]

(Alsema, Piet)

Altinger[edit]

(Raúl Altinger)

Altinger[edit]

(Theo Altinger)

AmEagle[edit]

(AmEagle Corporation)

AMS Flight[edit]

Antonov[edit]

(Oleg K. Antonov / Antonov Design Bureau(OKB))

Applebay[edit]

Archdeacon[edit]

(Ernest Archdeacon)

ARMV-2[edit]

(Atelierele de Reparatii Material Volant-2 – Pipera)

Arsenal[edit]

(Arsenal de l'Aéronautique)

Arzeulov[edit]

(K.K. Arzeulov)

AVF[edit]

(Akademiya Vozdushnogo Flota - Air Fleet Academy)

AVIA[edit]

(Ateliers vosgiens d'industrie aéronautique)

A.V.I.A.[edit]

(Azionaria Vercellese Industrie Aeronautiche – Francis Lombardi)

Aviamilano[edit]

(Aviamilano Costruzione Aeronautiche)

Aviastroitel[edit]

B[edit]

BAC[edit]

(British Aircraft Company)

Backstrom[edit]

(Al Backstrom)

Bagalini[edit]

(Marino Bagalini)

Ball[edit]

(James Noel Ball)

Bange[edit]

(John J. Bange)

Bardin[edit]

(Abel Bardin)

Bazzocchi[edit]

(Ermanno Bazzocchi)

Beatty-Johl[edit]

Bede[edit]

(Jim Bede)

Berca[edit]

(Jorge Berca)

Bertin[edit]

(Bertin (glider constructor))

Binder[edit]

Birrlauf[edit]

(Benny Birrlauf)

Blaicher[edit]

(Michal Blaicher)

Blohm & Voss[edit]

Bölkow[edit]

Bonnet[edit]

(Pierre Bonnet)

Bonomi[edit]

See: Aeronautica Bonomi

Borzecki[edit]

(Jozef Borzecki)

Bowlus-du Pont[edit]

(William Hawley Bowlus)

Brditschka[edit]

(Heinz Brditschka)

Bréguet[edit]

(Société anonyme des ateliers d'aviation Louis Breguet)

Briegleb[edit]

(William G. Briegleb)

Briffaud[edit]

(Georges Briffaud)

Brochet[edit]

(Avions Maurice Brochet / Constructions Aéronautiques Maurice Brochet)

Brondel[edit]

(Christian Brondel)

Bryan Aircraft Company[edit]

See Schreder.

Buxton[edit]

(G. Mungo Buxton)

C[edit]

Canova[edit]

(Piana Canova)

Caproni[edit]

(Societa Italiana Caproni)

Caproni Vizzola[edit]

CARMAM[edit]

(Coopérative d'Approvisionnement et de Réparation de Matériel Aéronautique de Moulins)

Castel[edit]

(Robert Castello)

Castel-Mauboussin[edit]

CAT[edit]

(Costruzioni Aeronautiche Taliedo)

Caudron[edit]

(Société des avions Caudron)

Cayley[edit]

(George Cayley)

CEA[edit]

(Escola de Engenharia da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – School of Engineering at the Federal University of Minas Gerais / Centro de Estudos Aeronáuticos da UFMG – Aeronautical Studies Centre UFMG)

Centrair[edit]

CERVA[edit]

(Consortium Europeén de Réalisation et de Ventes d'Avions (CERVA))

Chanute[edit]

(Octave Chanute)

Chapeaux[edit]

(Émile Chapeaux)

Chase[edit]

(Chase Aircraft Company)

Chilton[edit]

(Chilton Aircraft Ltd.)

Chlup[edit]

(Jaromír Chlup / Dílny PO MLL Olomouc)

Chyeranovskii[edit]

(Boris Ivanovitch Chyeranovskii)

Ciani[edit]

(Edgardo Ciani / SSVV – Sezioni Sperimentale di Volo a Vela Milano)

Cijan[edit]

(Boris Cijan)

Civil Aviation Department of India[edit]

(Ministry of Civil Aviation (India) – Civil Aviation Department)

Clarke[edit]

(T W K Clarke & Co.)

Cloudcraft[edit]

(Cloudcraft Glider Co / Roger S. Dickson)

Corazzo[edit]

(Aldo Corazza)

Cornelius[edit]

(1930: (George Wilbur) Cornelius Aircraft Co, Glendale CA, c.1935: Van Nuys CA, c.1940: Dayton OH. 1941: Cornelius-Hoepli Co.)

Culver[edit]

(Irvin Culver)

CVT[edit]

(Centro di Volo a Vela del Politecnico di Torino)

CVV[edit]

(Centro Studi ad Ezperienze per il Volo a Vela)

Czerwinski[edit]

(Wacław Czerwinski)

D[edit]

DAR[edit]

(Drjavna Aeroplane RobotilnitsaДАР Държавната аеропланна работилница)

Darmstadt[edit]

(Darmstädter Flugsport-Vereinigung)

Dart[edit]

(Dart Aircraft Ltd)

de Havilland Australia[edit]

(de Havilland Aircraft Co)

Delanne[edit]

(Maurice Delanne)

Delta Sailplane Corporation[edit]

Dewoitine[edit]

DFS[edit]

(Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Segelflug – German research institute for gliders)

DG Flugzeugbau GmbH[edit]

Diamond Aircraft[edit]

Distar Air[edit]

Dittmar[edit]

(Flugzeugbau Heini Dittmar) (The Condor series were built by several manufacturers)

Doktor Fiberglas[edit]

(Ursula Hänle)

Dohnálek[edit]

DSK[edit]

(Duster Sailplane Kits / Ben Jansson and H. Einar Thor)

DTGL[edit]

(Gian Luigi Della Torre)

Dunne[edit]

(John William Dunne)

Dunstable[edit]

(Dunstable Sailplane co.)

E[edit]

EEL[edit]

(Entwicklung und Erprobung von Leichtflugzeugen)

  • EEL ULF 1 – glider designed by Dieter Reich
  • EEL ULF 2 – motor glider designed by Dieter Reich

EFF[edit]

(Entwicklungsgemeinschaft für Flugzeugbau)

Eiri-Avion O/Y[edit]

See PIK.

Ekolot[edit]

(Krosno, Poland)

ENSMA[edit]

(Ecole Nationale Superieure de Mecanique et Aerotechnique{Societe Scientifique de recherche et de Promotion du Planeur Leger})

Elan[edit]

(Elan Tovarna Sportnega Orodja N.SOL.O)

Elsnic[edit]

(Ludvík Elsnic)

Elliotts of Newbury[edit]

Emelyanov[edit]

(V. I. Emelyanov)

Erla[edit]

(Erla Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Leipzig - Franz Xaver Mehr)

Espenlaub[edit]

(Gottlob Espenlaub)

F[edit]

FAG Chemnitz[edit]

(Flugtechnischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Staatlichen Akademie für Technik – Chemnitz)

FAG Esslingen[edit]

(Flugtechnischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Staatlichen Akademie für Technik – Esslingen)

FAG Stettin[edit]

(Flugtechnischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Staatlichen Akademie für Technik – Stettin)

FAR Musachevo[edit]

(FAR Musachevo)

Farman[edit]

(Henry Farman)

Farner[edit]

(Hans U. Farner)

Farner[edit]

(Willy Farner)

Farrar[edit]

(Demetrius F. Farrar Jr.)

Fauvel[edit]

(Charles Fauvel)

FFG Hannover[edit]

(Flugtechnische FachGruppe an der Technischen Hochschule Hannover)

Flachsmann[edit]

Flight Dynamics[edit]

(Flight Dynamics Inc.)

FMA[edit]

  • Ae, for "Dirección General de Aerotécnica", on the first period (1927–1936);
  • F.M.A., for "Fábrica Militar de Aviones", on the second period (1938–1943);
  • I.Ae., for "Instituto Aerotécnico", on the third period (1943–1952);
  • IA, meaning not specified,

Fokker[edit]

(Fokker Flugzeug-Werke G.m.b.H)

Fournier[edit]

(Avions Fournier SA / Rene Fournier / Societe Alpavia)

Frankfort[edit]

(Frankfort Sailplane Company / Stanley Corcoran)

Franklin[edit]

(Franklin Glider Corporation)

FTAG Esslingen[edit]

(Flugtechnische Arbeitsgemeinschaft an der Fachhochschule Esslingen -Hochschule für Technik e.V.)

Funk[edit]

(Otto & Peter Funk)

FVA[edit]

(Flugwissenschaftliche Vereinigung Aachen)

FVD[edit]

(Flugtechnischen Verein Dresden – H. Muttray & R. Siefert)

G[edit]

Gehrlein[edit]

General Airborne Transport[edit]

General Aircraft[edit]

Glaser-Dirks[edit]

See DG Flugzeugbau.

Glasflügel[edit]

Gomolzig[edit]

See Caproni Vizzola.

Göppingen[edit]

(Martin Schempp / Göppingen flight test centre)

Gotha[edit]

(Gothaer Waggonfabrik)

GRAL[edit]

(Groupe rouennais d'aviation légère)

Greif[edit]

(Greif Flugzeugbau Rendsburg)

Gribovsky[edit]

(Vladislav K. Gribovsky)

Grob[edit]

(GROB-WERKE Burkhart Grob e.K.)

Grokhovskii[edit]

(Pavel Ignatyevich Grokhovskii)

Groshev[edit]

(G.F. Groshev – USSR)

Gross[edit]

(Dr. Frank R. Gross)

Grossklaus[edit]

(Helmut Grossklaus)

Group Genesis[edit]

Grzeszczyk[edit]

(Szczepan Grzeszczyk)

Guerchais-Roche[edit]

(Etablissment Roche / Ateliers Roche Aviation)

Gumpert[edit]

(Bruno Gumpert)

GVV Dal Molin[edit]

(Grupo Volo a Vela Tommaso Dal Molin))

H[edit]

Hagiwara[edit]

(Hagiwara Kakkuki Seisakusho - Hagiwara Glider Co.)

Hall[edit]

(Stan Hall)

Hänle[edit]

Harth-Messerschmitt[edit]

(Friedrich Harth & Willy Messerschmitt)

Haufe[edit]

(Bruno Haufe and Klaus Hill)

Haufe[edit]

(Walter Haufe)

Hawkridge[edit]

(Hawkridge Aircraft Ltd.)

Hermanspann[edit]

Hill[edit]

( W.T. Geoffrey Hill)

Hirth-Nagele-Eppler[edit]

HKS[edit]

(Entwicklungsgemeinschaft Haase-Kenche-Schmetz - Ernst-Günter Haase, Heiz Kensche & Ferdinand B. Schmetz)

HOAC Flugzeugwerk[edit]

(HOAC / Hoffmann / Diamond)

Hollfelder[edit]

Obering. Hans Hollfelder.

Holste[edit]

(Max Holste)

Horten[edit]

HPH Ltd[edit]

Hrbek[edit]

(Jan Hrbek)

Hug[edit]

(August Hug)

Hütter[edit]

I[edit]

IA[edit]

    • Ae, for "Dirección General de Aerotécnica", on the first period (1927–1936);
    • F.M.A., for "Fábrica Militar de Aviones", on the second period (1938–1943);
    • I.Ae., for "Instituto Aerotécnico", on the third period (1943–1952);
    • IA, meaning not specified, on the fourth (current) period (1952 to 2007).
  • IA.54 Cóndor Andino
  • IA.54 Carancho
  • IA AX-2

I.Ae.[edit]

ICA-Brasov[edit]

(Intreprinderea de Construcţii Aeronautice) c.f. URMV-3, ILL

IFIL[edit]

(Intreprinderea Forestierǎ di Industrializare a Lemnului)

IIL[edit]

(Întreprinderea de industrie Locală- Ghimbav) c.f. URMV-3, ICA-Brasov

Ikarus[edit]

(Ikarus Prva srpska industrija aeroplana, automobila i strojeva)

IMPA[edit]

(IMPA - Industrias Metalúrgicas y Plasticas Argentinas S.A. ),

INAV[edit]

(Instituto Argentino de Vuelo a Vela)

IPD[edit]

(Instituto de Pesquisas e Desenvolvimento)

IPE[edit]

(Industria Paranaense de Estruturas)

IPT[edit]

(Instituto de Pesquisas Technologicas de Sao Paulo)

IS[edit]

(Instytut Szybownictwa – gliding institute) – post WWII

IS[edit]

(Iosif Şilimon - Romanian constructor / designer) See:- IIL and URMV-3

Isaac[edit]

(A. C. T. Isaac)

ISF[edit]

(Ingenieur-Büro Strauber-Frommholf)

Issoire[edit]

ITS[edit]

(Instytut Techniki Szybownictwa – gliding technical institute)- pre WWII

J[edit]

Janka[edit]

(Zoltán Janka)

Jansson-Thor[edit]

(Bengt Jansson & Hank Thor)

Japanese Imperial Army Gliders[edit]

Jastreb[edit]

(Jastreb Fabrika Aviona i Jedrilica – Jastreb Aeroplane and Glider Factory)

Joly[edit]

(Edouard Joly)

K[edit]

KAI[edit]

(Kazan Aviation Institute – Казанский авиационный институт)

Kaiser[edit]

(Rudolf Kaiser)

Karvelis[edit]

(Balys Karvelis)

Kasper[edit]

(Witold Kasper)

Kassel[edit]

Kayaba[edit]

Kendall[edit]

(Hugh Kendall)

Kittelberger[edit]

(Walter & Karl Kittelberger)

Knechtel[edit]

(Ing. Wilhelm Knechtel)

Kocjan[edit]

(Antoni Kocjan)

Kokusai[edit]

Kolesnikov[edit]

(D.N. Kolesnikov)

Korolev[edit]

(Sergei P. Korolev)

Kortenbach & Rauh[edit]

Koser[edit]

(KB – Koser-Branko)

Koutný[edit]

(Ladislav Koutný)

Kouzakov[edit]

(M.A. Kouzakov)

Küpper[edit]

(August Küpper)

Kuzmickas[edit]

(Antanas Kuzmickas)

L[edit]

La Mouette[edit]

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

Lagasse[edit]

(Jean-René Lagasse)

Laister[edit]

LAK[edit]

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

Landmann[edit]

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

Lange[edit]

Laubenthal[edit]

(Paul Laubenthal)

Letov[edit]

Let Kunovice[edit]

LETOV[edit]

(LETOV - Yugoslavia)

LIBIS[edit]

(Letalski Institut "Branko Ivanus" Slovenia)

Lilienthal[edit]

(Otto Lilienthal)

Lindner[edit]

(Fiberglas-Technik Rudolf Lindner)

Lippisch[edit]

(Alexander Lippisch)

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)

Lommatzsch[edit]

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

Loravia[edit]

Lössl[edit]

(Ernst von Lössl)

L.W.L.[edit]

(Lwowskie Warsztaty Lotnicze – Lwów Aviation Workshops)

M[edit]

MacPherson[edit]

(Gregg MacPherson)

Maeda[edit]

(Keniti Maeda)

MAI[edit]

(Moscow Aviation Institute)

Mantelli[edit]

(Adriano Mantelli)

Manuel[edit]

(William L. Manuel)

Marcho-Silesia[edit]

(T.H. Marcho-Silesia / Akad. Fliegerschaft Marcho-Silesia)

Marinavia Farina[edit]

(Domenico Farina / Marinavia Farina SRL)

Marske[edit]

(Jim Marske)

Maupin[edit]

(Jim Maupin)

MDM[edit]

(Zaklady Lotnicze Marganski & Myslowski Spolka z o.o. – Margański & Mysłowski Aviation Works) (MDM – Marganski, Dunowska, Makula)

Mehr[edit]

(Franz Xaver Mehr)

Meier[edit]

(Michael-Lorenz Meier)

Merville[edit]

Messerschmitt[edit]

(Wilhelm Emil Messerschmitt / Messerschmitt AG / Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (BFW))

Miecyslaw Siegel[edit]

Mignet[edit]

(Henri Mignet)

Mikhaïlovgrad[edit]

Militi[edit]

Molino O/Y[edit]

See PIK

Monnett[edit]

(John T. Monnett)

Mori[edit]

(Angelo Mori, GVV Tommaso Dal Molin, Varese)

Moswey[edit]

(Moswey Segelflugzeug-Werke) – (Georg & Heinrich Müller)

MSrE[edit]

(Műegyetemi Sportrepülő Egyesület – BME Sportrepülő Association)

Musger[edit]

(Edwin Musger)

N[edit]

N.V. Vliegtuigbouw[edit]

NAF[edit]

(Naval Aircraft Factory)

Neiva[edit]

(Sociedade Constructora Aeronautica Neiva / Indústria Aeronáutica Neiva)

Nelson[edit]

Neukom[edit]

(Albert Neukom Segelflugzeugbau / Werner Pfenniger & Albert Markwalder)

Nida Sklandymo Mokykloje[edit]

(Nida Sklandymo Mokykloje – Nida Gliding School)

Nikitin[edit]

Nippon[edit]

Noin[edit]

(Claude Noin)

Novițchi[edit]

(Vladimir Novițchi - designer / CIL-Rehgin - manufacturer)

O[edit]

Oberlerchner[edit]

(Josef Oberlerchner Holzindustrie)

Oberti[edit]

(R. Oberti)

Oldershaw[edit]

OMRE[edit]

(Országos Magyar Repülő Egyesület – Central Workshop of Hungarian Aeronautical Association)

Operation Sigma[edit]

(John Sellars & Operation Sigma Ltd)

Oškinis[edit]

(Bronius Oškinis)

P[edit]

Pajno[edit]

(Vittorio Pajno)

Paknys[edit]

(Antanas Paknys)

Pánek[edit]

(Přemysl Pánek)

Paolini[edit]

(Sfredo Paolini)

Parker[edit]

Partenavia[edit]

Peterson[edit]

Piana Canova[edit]

(Piana Canova, Flaminio)

Piattelli[edit]

(Piattelli, Fidia)

Piermarcucci[edit]

(Société Piermarcucci / Marcucci, Pier)

PIK[edit]

(Polyteknikkojen Ilmailukerho)

Pilcher[edit]

(Percy Sinclair Pilcher)

Piper Aircraft[edit]

Pipistrel[edit]

(Pipistrel d.o.o Ajdovščina)

Politechnika Warszawska[edit]

(Warsaw Polytechnic)

Polyt[edit]

(Polyteknisk Flyvegruppe – Polytechnic flying club)

Pottier[edit]

(Avions Pottier)

Pratt-Read[edit]

Preiss[edit]

See also Schreder

ProFe[edit]

(Czech Republic)

Prue[edit]

(Irving Prue)

P.W.S.[edit]

(Podlaska Wytwórnia Samolotów)

PZL Bielsko[edit]

PZL Krosno[edit]

PZL Mielec[edit]

R[edit]

Raab[edit]

(Fritz Raab)

Radab[edit]

(Sven Olof Ridder & Harald Unden – Radab)

Reinhard[edit]

(Gerhard Reinhard)

Rensselaer[edit]

Reussner[edit]

RFB[edit]

(Rhein-Flugzeugbau GmbH)

RFD[edit]

(Reginald Foster Dagnall / R.F.D. Co )

RLM[edit]

(Reichsluftfahrtministerium – Reich Ministry of Aviation) (Glider designations)

Rochelt[edit]

(Günther Rochelt)

Rolladen-Schneider Flugzeugbau GmbH[edit]

(LS – Lemke-Schneider)

Ross[edit]

Rotondi[edit]

(Gianfranco Rotondi)

Rotter[edit]

(Lajos Rotter)

RRG[edit]

(Rhön-Rossitten Gesellschaft)

Rubik[edit]

(Ernő Rubik – father of the Rubiks Cube inventor)

Rudlicki[edit]

(Jerzy Rudlicki)

Ruhm[edit]

(UL RuhmAir Leichtflugzeuge / Mannfred Ruhm)

Ryson[edit]

(T. Claude Ryan and Son)

S[edit]

Sablier[edit]

(Georges Sablier)

SAI-Ambrosini[edit]

Sailplane Corporation of America[edit]

SALS[edit]

(Service de l'Aviation Légère et Sportive en Algérie)

Sandlin[edit]

(Mike Sandlin)

Sato[edit]

Scheibe[edit]

Schempp-Hirth[edit]

(Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau GmbH)

Schleicher[edit]

(Alexander Schleicher GmbH & Co)

Schneider[edit]

(Grunau Riesengebirge / Flugzeugbau Schneider / Edmund Schneider Grünau (ESG))

Schreder[edit]

Schultz[edit]

Schulz[edit]

(Ferdinand Schulz)

Schweizer[edit]

Scott[edit]

(Scott Light Aircraft Ltd / W.R. Scott)

Segelflugzeugwerke[edit]

(Segelflugzeugwerke GmbH, Baden-Baden)

Sekcja Lotnicza[edit]

Sheremetyev[edit]

(Boris Nikolayevich Sheremetyev)

Shorts[edit]

(Short Brothers)

Siegel[edit]

(Mieczysław Siegel)

Siren SA[edit]

SLCA[edit]

(Société Lorraine de Constructions Aéronautique)

Slechta[edit]

Slingsby[edit]

(Slingsby Sailplanes/Slingsby Aviation)

Šoštarić[edit]

Spalinger[edit]

(Jakob Spalinger)

Sports Aériens[edit]

Sportinė Aviacija (LAK)[edit]

See: LAK

St. Louis Aircraft Corporation[edit]

Start + Flug[edit]

Stemme[edit]

Streifeneder[edit]

(Hansjörg Streifeneder)

Sukhanov[edit]

(Mignon V. Sukhanov / Sukhanova Novossibirsk)

Sunderland[edit]

(Gary Sunderland)

SVC[edit]

(Savezni Vazduhoplovni Centar)

Szybowcowy Zakład Doświadczalny[edit]

T[edit]

Taylorcraft[edit]

Technoflug[edit]

(Technoflug Leichtflugzeugbau GmbH)

Teichfuss[edit]

(Luigi Teichfuss)

TeST[edit]

(TeST sro (Division of Comp-Let sro), Velké Meziříĉi)

THK[edit]

(Türk Hava Kurumu)

  • THK-01 – WĘDRYCHOWSKI, J. & DULĘBA, Leszka & ROGALSKI, Stanisław & TEISSEYRE, Jerzy – Türk Hava Kurumu
  • THK-03 – JACOBS, Hans & DFS – (DFS Habicht)
  • THK-04 – SSCB – Türk Hava Kurumu (АНТОНОВ УС-4 (Antonov US-4))
  • THK-07 – Antonov, Oleg Konstantinovich & SSBC – Türk Hava Kurumu (Antonov PS-2)
  • THK-09 – SCHAWROW, W. B. & SSCB – Türk Hava Kurumu
  • THK-13

Todhunter[edit]

(Reg W. Todhunter)

Torino[edit]

()

Torva[edit]

TsAGI[edit]

(Tsentral'nyy Aerodinamicheskiy i Gidrodinamicheskiy Institut- central aerodynamics and hydrodynamics institute)

Tsybin[edit]

(Pavel Vladimirovič Tsybin / OKB Tsybin)

U[edit]

US Aviation[edit]

Urban Air[edit]

URMV-3[edit]

(Uzinele de Reparatii Material Volant-3 – Braşov) c.f. ILL and ICA-Brasov

UTVA[edit]

V[edit]

Valentin[edit]

(Valentin Flugzeugbau GmbH / Valentin GmbH Geräte und Maschinebau)

Vaysse[edit]

(Pierre Vaysse)

VFW-Fokker[edit]

(VFW-Fokker GmbH)

VMA[edit]

Vogt[edit]

Volmer Jensen[edit]

(Volmer Jensen, Burbank, California, USA)

VSB[edit]

( Vysokoškolského Sportu Brno)

VTC[edit]

(Vazduhoplovno Tehnicki Centar, Vrsac)

W[edit]

W.W.S.[edit]

(Wojskowe Warsztaty Szybowcowe – military glider workshops)

Waco[edit]

Warsztaty ZASPL[edit]

(Warsztaty Związek Awiatyczny Studentów Politechniki Lwowskiej – Aviation Association of Lwów Technical University's Students Workshops) – pre 1937 for post 1937 see L.W.L.

Wassmer[edit]

(Ets. Benjamin Wassmer / Wassmer Aviation SA)

Weber Rostov[edit]

Weber-Landolf-Münch[edit]

Weiss[edit]

(José Weiss)

Weltensegler[edit]

(Weltensegler G.m.b.H)

Wezel[edit]

(Martin Wezel Flugzeugtechnik)

Whigham[edit]

(Eugene Whigham)

Wiederkehr[edit]

Windward Performance[edit]

Wright[edit]

(Peter W. Wright)

Wright Bros.[edit]

(Wilbur & Orville Wright)

WS[edit]

(Warsztaty Szybowcowe – glider workshops)

Y[edit]

Yakovlev[edit]

(Aleksander Yakovlev)

Yuneec International[edit]

(Yuneec International Ltd, Kunshan, Jiangsu, China)

Z[edit]

Zsebõ[edit]

(Ferenc Zsebõ - designer)

Zlin[edit]

Data from:[30]

Miscellaneous Gliders[edit]

American miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Argentine Miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Australian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Austrian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Belgian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

  • Poncelet Castar – Poncelet, Paul – SABCA (Société Anonyme Belge de Construction Aéronautique)
  • Poncelet Vivette – Poncelet, Paul – SABCA (Société Anonyme Belge de Construction Aéronautique)
  • de Glymes Colanhan
  • SABCA Jullien SJ-1 – Jullien, Henri – SABCA (Société Anonyme Belge de Construction Aéronautique)
  • SABCA Junior – (Société Anonyme Belge de Construction Aéronautique)

Brazilian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

British miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Bulgarian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Canadian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Chinese gliders[edit]

(X-Xianji – glider)

Czech miscellaneous constructors (post partition)[edit]

Czechoslovakian miscellaneous constructors (pre partition)[edit]

Data from:[30]

Danish miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Estonian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Finnish miscellaneous constructors[edit]

French miscellaneous constructors[edit]

German miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Greek miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Hungarian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Pre-war Hungarian Sportflying organisations and workshops[edit]

  • MAESZ – Magyar Aero Szövetség (Hungarian Aero Association)
  • Esztergom Flying Society of MOVERO (Hungarian acronym for the Flying Section of Hungarian National Home Guard)
  • MSrE – Mûegyetemi Sportrepülõ Egyesület (Sportfying Club of the Technical University of Budapest)
  • Aero Ever Kft. 1938–1948
  • HMNRA – Horthy Miklós Nemzeti Repülõ Alap (Horthy Miklós National Aviation Foundation)

Post war Hungarian Sportflying organisations and workshops[edit]

  • OMRE – Országos Magyar Repülö Egyesület (National Hungarian Flying Association) 1948–1951
    • OMRE Központi Repülögépjavító Üzem, Budaörs – (Central Aircraft Repair Plant of the OMRE, Budaörs) 1948–1951
    • OMRE Központi Repülögépjavító Üzem, Dunakeszi (Central Aircraft Repair Plant of the OMRE, Dunakeszi) 1948–1951
    • OMRE Központi Javító Műhelyében
  • MRSz – Magyar Repülö Szövetség (Hungarian Aeronautical Association) (took over OMRE in 1951)
    • MRSz Központi Repülögépjavító Üzem, Mátyásföld (Central Aircraft Repair Plant of the MRSz, Mátyásföld) 1951–1955
    • MRSz Központi Repülögépjavító Üzem, Dunakeszi (Central Aircraft Repair Plant of the MRSz, Dunakeszi) 1951–1955
  • AKKÜ – Alagi Központi Kisérleti Üzem – (Central Experimental Plant, Alag). 1955–1958
  • Sportárutermelõ Vállalat (Factory of Sport Appliances). 1948–1957
  • EMESE Experimental Aircraft Factory
  • Labor Mûszeripari Mûvek Esztergomi Gyáregysége (Subsidiary of the "Labor" Industrial Instrument Works), 1957–1958
  • Pestvidéki Gépgyár Esztergomi Gyáregysége (Esztergom Facility of the Pest-Area Machine Factory), 1958–1969

Hungarian gliders[edit]

Indian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Iranian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Irish miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Italian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Japanese miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Latvian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

data from:-[42]

Lithuanian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Netherlands miscellaneous constructors[edit]

New Zealand miscelllaneous constructors[edit]

Philippines miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Polish miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Romanian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Post-WWII aircraft factories[edit]

  • CIL - (Complexu Industrializare Lemnului - Reghin)
  • URMV-3 - (Uzinele de Reparatii Material Volant-3 – Braşov)
  • ICA-Braşov - (Intreprinderea de Construcţii Aeronautice - Braşov)
  • IFIL - (Intreprinderea Forestierǎ di Industrializare a Lemnului)
  • IIL - (Intreprinderea de industrie Locală- Ghimbav)
  • IAR - (Industria Aeronautică Română)

Gliders[edit]

Russian/USSR miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Slovakian miscellaneous constructors (post partition)[edit]

Slovenian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

South African miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Spanish miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Swedish miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Swiss miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Turkish miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Ukrainian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Yugoslavian miscellaneous constructors[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c Holswilder, Alex (1997). "Sailplane Directory". Netherlands. Retrieved 25 August 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Aeronaves de la Aviación Naval Argentina a lo largo de su historia." (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
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  5. ^ a b c d e f g Taylor, John W.R. FRHistS. ARAeS (1962). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1962-63. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co Ltd. 
  6. ^ a b c Opdycke, Leonard E. (1999). French Aeroplanes before the Great War. Atglen: SchifferPublishing Limited. ISBN 0 7643 0752 5. 
  7. ^ a b Thompson, Jonathan W. (1963). Italian Civil and Military aircraft 1930–1945. USA: Aero Publishers Inc. ISBN 0-8168-6500-0. OCLC 63–17621. 
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  9. ^ a b Nowarra, Heinz J. (1993). Die Deutsche Luftruestung 1933–1945 – Vol.2 – Flugzeugtypen Erla-Heinkel. Koblenz: Bernard & Graefe Verlag. ISBN 3-7637-5466-0. 
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  29. ^ a b Gaillard, Pierre (1991). Les Avions Francaisde 1965 a 1990. Paris: Editions EPA. ISBN 2 85120 392 4. 
  30. ^ a b "DAR Rilski Orel". Team J2mcL. 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  31. ^ Keimel, Reinhard (1980). Propeller-Luftfahrzeugkonstruktionen seit 1945 (in German) (1. Aufl. ed.). Graz: H. Weishaupt Verlag. ISBN 3-900310-02-5. 
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  34. ^ "DAR Zdravka Toprakchiev". Team J2mcL. 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  35. ^ Shenstone, B.S.; K.G. Wilkinson (1963). The World's Sailplanes:Die Segelflugzeuge der Welt:Les Planeurs du Monde Volume II (in Primarily English with French and German) (1st ed.). Zurich: Organisation Scientifique et Technique Internationale du Vol a Voile (OSTIV) and Schweizer Aero-Revue. pp. 40–41. 
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