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Polish gliders

Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
23 Jul 2008 /  #1
Poland has a long history of soaring excellence. Many Polish gliders have won or placed high in world competitions, including the SZD-19 "Zefir", the SZD-24 "Foka", the SZD-36 "Cobra", the SZD-55, the SZD-56 "Diana". So the "Diana 2" is simply the latest in a long series of outstanding Polish sailplanes. Diana Sailplanes has been committed to promoting soaring through providing customers with the best quality glider purchase packages. We sell new gliders, oversee their finishing at the factory, perform pre-shipment inspections, and arrange export crating and packaging. We coordinate all overseas shipping, supervise assembly and advise on the proper operation of the gliders. We perform after-sale warranty servicing, maintain factory bulletin update reporting, stock and ship original replacement parts, manuals, and accessories.

(Polish glider Diana 2)

wildrover 98 | 4,451  
23 Jul 2008 /  #2
I,ll have two please......
SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
23 Jul 2008 /  #3

Excellent post, never knew this, I know nothing of aviation.
I see people para glide here a couple of miles from my window.
I would love to handglide, it has always been a dream of mine.
And these gliders are EXACTLY what I would like, bungee jumping and sky diving would not be my thing, but to soar through the ski like a bird makes my hairs stand on end.

So many dreams so little time.
OP Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
23 Jul 2008 /  #4
I,ll have two please......

Double win for Diana 2 in EGC 2007 Issoudun France. Janusz Centka, and Karol Staryszak flying Diana 2 took 1st and 2nd place in 15 meter class. Congratulation for both pilots. We are very proud to announce that this is 4th international title in last two years for our glider.

you can try - MDM SOLO FOX another Polish glider.

(Polish world champion)

Jerzy Makula (born 1952[1] in Żory[2]) is a Polish pilot who won the FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships six times


thanx :)


SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
23 Jul 2008 /  #5

This thread should be called "things to do before you die". It looks heavenly, really.
Do you know any clubs or organisations in Zakopane/krakow region?
I am going to run after the para gliders next time and ask them.
Yeah I know i could google it, i guess i am a people person.
Anyway you keep posting and I will never need to do another drug, great stuff

I mean ammazing I have watched it again and again, It is great to be alive!
OP Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
24 Jul 2008 /  #6
In every bigger city you can find aero club. I am sure they have one in Kraków.

I agree that gliding is amazing.
andy b 4 | 156  
24 Jul 2008 /  #7
The airport in Bielsko Biala (southern Poland) is quite famous for gliding and I think they may even produce gliders in the city.

On a related topic, I was at the picnic at the aircraft musuem in Krakow a few weeks ago. There was some guys there from a website called They take these incredible photos of planes flying over Poland at altitude (8km up!).
OP Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
24 Jul 2008 /  #8
antoher nice video

this time Polish glider : Jantar Std.2

Wave soaring. Zar

Salomon 2 | 436  
19 May 2009 /  #9
Sen o Warszawie

Moj swiat ma skrzydla

McCoy 27 | 1,269  
19 May 2009 /  #10
The airport in Bielsko Biala (southern Poland) is quite famous for gliding

both of my youngest brothers got their glider pilot licenses there. they flew over the Żar for a several times.

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