Aircraft Photo of D-EILE | Akaflieg Darmstadt D-29 | AirHistory.net #652588
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:D-EILE
Aircraft Original Type:Akaflieg Darmstadt D-29
Aircraft Generic Type:Akaflieg Darmstadt D-29
Aircraft Version:Akaflieg Darmstadt D-29
C/n (msn):
Location
City / Airport:Darmstadt - August EulerMap
Country:Germany
Airport Codes:ICAO: EDES   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:January 1936 to September 1937
Photo from:Peter de Jong Collection
Photo ID: 652588
Photo Comment

First flown in 1936 or 1937, the sole D-29 was built as a testbed for wing slats and split flaps. Fitted with T-tail to reduce downwash effects from these high-lift devices. Location not certain but this looks like a view from the north side of EDES.

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