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Gö 1 Wolf
Role Sailplane
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Schempp-Hirth
First flight 1935

The Göppingen Gö 1 Wolf was a single-seat glider produced in Germany from 1935. Conceived as a rival to the Grunau Baby, it was the first product of the newly-formed Sportflugzeugbau Göppingen Martin Schempp firm. It was a conventional, strut-braced high-wing design of wooden construction.

One example was purchased by British firm National Aviation Day Displays, and was flown under tow directly to London by Joan Meakin.

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: One pilot
  • Length: 6.30 m (20 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan: 14.00 m (45 ft 11 in)
  • Gross weight: 280 kg (620 lb)

Performance

  • Maximum glide ratio: 17
  • Rate of sink: 0.96 m/s (189 ft/min)

References

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