White WW-1 Der Jäger D.IX

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WW-1 Der Jäger D.IX
Weeks Der Jager.JPG
Kermit Weeks Der Jager
Role Homebuilt aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Stolp/White Aircraft
Designer Louis Stolp, Marshal White
Unit cost
$1600 in 1969
Developed from Stolp SA-500 Starlet

The White WW-1 Der Jäger D.IX also called the Stolp-White WW-1 Der Jäger D.IX/69 is an American homebuilt biplane.[1]

"Design and development[edit]

The WW-1 Der Jäger D.IX is a single place, single engine, biplane with conventional landing gear. It is based on the Stolp SA-500 Starlet design. The fuselage is welded steel tubing and wings use spruce wood spars with aircraft fabric covering used throughout. The wings are covered using a scalloped trailing edge pattern.[2]

Operational history[edit]

Kermit Weeks built a Der Jäger D.IX as his first homebuilt aircraft. His aircraft is on display at the Fantasy of Flight museum in Florida.[3]

Specifications (White WW-1 Der Jäger D.IX)[edit]

Data from EAA

General characteristics

Performance

See also[edit]

Related development

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era Stolp Starduster

References[edit]

  1. ^ Air Trails: 78. Winter 1971. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Sport Aviation. December 1969. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Kermit Weeks". Sport Aviation: 45. January 1984.