Akaflieg München Mü4 München

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Akaflieg München Mü4 München
Role glider
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Akaflieg München
First flight 1927
Number built 1

The Akaflieg München Mü4 München is a glider that was designed and built in Germany in 1927[1]

Development[edit]

As the membership of Akaflieg München expanded a requirement for more glider training capacity emerged. To provide the extra capacity, students at the Akaflieg designed and built the Mü4 München, ensuring that the aircraft had trouble-free handling and was easy to maintain and repair. Despite the simple gliders low performance it was found that the Mü4 München was capable of soaring flight and so was used for mountain flying in the Alps near Rosenheim.

Specifications (Mü4 München)[edit]

Data from Mü4[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Wingspan: 12.14 m (39 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 17 m2 (183 ft2)
  • Aspect ratio: 8.6
  • Wing profile: Göttingen 549
  • Empty weight: 105 kg (231.5 lb)
  • Gross weight: 185 kg (408 lb)

Performance Armament

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mü4". Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2010-06-04.