Johnson, published in soaring magazine, march 1992 perhaps the newest production standard class sailplane in the world, the polish szd 551 is a serious contender for the title of the worlds best. Any revision of the present manual, except actual weighing data, must be recorded in the following table and in case of approved sections endorsed by the responsible airwort hi ness authority. This was soon after i got my license through the cadets. New simplified maintenance rules for szd511 junior, life. The aircraft is designed for early solo and club flying, but is. Place wh e r e t he t ext has been revi sed 1s marked wi th vertical line on the left side of tex t and with t h e i tem. The junior is characterized by good slow flight characteristics and is very forgiving in flight behaviour. The pilot first flew the szd511 junior glider in 2006 and had flown it occasionally.
Our dg505 n505km flew december 1st 2007 as a basa glider for the first time and kurt thams was on hand to make this video. Only the first ten pages on 291 are available for nonregistered users. Before your first flight in the szd 511 junior by paul e. So the diana 2 and diana 3 are simply the latest in a long series of outstanding polish sailplanes. Polish i instrukcja uzytkowania w locie szybowca szd 483. Flight publications are available online at the daedalian web site. Supplement to the szd511 junior glider flight manual.
Built in poland, the szd511 junior is a singleseat club sailplane with safe. This section contains articles written by dick johnson. This is a very unusual in flight failure and, as yet, there is no reason to suspect that it is generic to all juniors. The covering of wings, stabi lizers and fin are of sandwich structure.
Page 1 of 224 bga glider data sheet index page 5 ac4c page 6 ac5t not bga approved partial data only alliance see sf34 page 7 astir cs page 8 astir cs77 page 9. This manual is applicable 10 a4 aircrajl chapter i est. Geelong gliding club flight manuals flight manuals. Flight manual l39c albatros please register or sign in if you want to access the full document. It was intended to serve as the successor to the popular bocian for training. British gliding association technical committee technical news sheet 0603 part 1 airworthiness issues all categories 1.
The pzlbielsko szd 551 registered d5 in ebnm on 18 may 2011 ref. The puchacz was designed by dipling adam meus based on the prototype szd 501 dromader. Introduction the flight manual has been prepared to provide pilot with information for the safe and efficient operation of the szd 511 junior glider. Flight manual this manual contains information, procedures, instructions and formats that are both. Johnson, published in soaring magazine, march 1992 perhaps the newest production standard class sailplane in the world, the polish szd551 is a serious contender for the title of the worlds best. The szd 51 1 juni or is a glass singleseat glider designed with early solo pilots in mind. For the first time, the sr71 flight manual is available online. Acronyms cfrp carbon fibre reinforced plastic gfrp glass fibre reinforced plastic mac mean aerodynamic chord sn aircraft serial number vfr visual flight rules ii.
Szd 551 is the monoplace compet it ion standard ci ass sai i plane having midwing and it tail arrangement two panels wing of trapeze planform and slender outer por t ions of elliptical chord distribution employs the nn27 i e. English polish german szd 511 junior glider, flight manual, issue i, december 1984. These files are quite large mostly 600900k, so download time may be quite lengthy. Reduction in airspeed due reduced structural integrity of fuselage. The junior is reputed to be very easy to fly, but there are several factors which make it unique from. However, a good look at the main spar at next inspection is advised. Piper has requested that any correspondence with them about a uk specific flight manual supplement includes a clear indication that it is the uk manual supplement and not just a quote report xyz. An aircraft flight manual afm is a book containing the information required to safely operate the aircraft. Szd511 junior pilots operating handbook szd511 junior assembly and disassembly trailering instructions. Benign handling and a low sinkrate combined with a low thermalling speed mean the szd junior can stay aloft in relatively weak conditions. Supplement to the szd511 junior glider flight manual instructions for trailering, assembling, and disassembling the glider prepared by the minnesota soaring club. The polar plot data points below were taken from a table in the flight manual. Difficulties have arisen with uk specific piper and cessna flight manuals and the relevant manufacturers.
First check flight with polish sailplane szd 51 youtube. Doing a couple spins in the szd 51 1 juni or for the first time. Access to all folders is public, however some documents are only available for downloading to registered geelong gc members. The aircraft is designed for early solo and club flying, but is certified for aerobatics and can be equipped for highaltitude flight and cloud flying. Things to consider before your first flight in the szd511. No is asserted for the content that is presented on this web site from the sr71 flight manual. Notes note 1 current weight and balance data, loading information and a list of equipment included in empty weight must be provided for each aeroplane at the time of original certification. The pre flight brief for a check flight prior to single seat conversion should point out that a sensible approach, using at least half airbrake, is a prerequisite if the pilot is to be allowed to fly the single seater. Szd 511 junior assembly and disassembly trailering instructions. Please contact ggc webmaster if you have a query with regard to any document stored on the website all ggc documents are ed unless stated otherwise. Any revision of the present manual must be recorded in the following table. It is a very modem high performance singleseat sailplane con. Aeritalia f104sasam starfighter flight manual italian af aeritalia tf104gm flight manual italian af.
Things to consider before your first flight in the szd511 junior. With the service bulletin, you will receive a new issue of flight manual and maintenance manual. Szd551 is the monoplace compet it ion standard ci ass sai i plane having midwing and it tail arrangement two panels wing of trapeze planform and slender outer por t ions of elliptical chord distribution employs the nn27 i e. New simplified maintenance rules for szd 511 junior, lifelimit doubled. While they are all standard class, there is a vast difference. Technical service manual szd 59 acro the revision of text of this manual is to be indicated with revision number and with a vertical line in the left hand margin of new text.
My entry was super slow as i had only entered 1 or 2 spins myself before. Feb 28, 2010 doing a couple spins in the szd 511 junior for the first time. Flight manual of glider szd 511 junior, issue ijar22, january 1995. Attaching or detaching the wingtips takes only a few minutes. When a document becomes declassified, it also becomes public domain. While they are all standard class, there is a vast difference between all these ships. Flight manual of glider szd 511 junior, issue ii, may 2016. The szd 59 acro is a singleseat glass composite glider for aerobatics and crosscountry flying by pzl allstar of bielskobiala, poland. These manuals are supplied in adobe pdf format, and delivered via digital download, processed within 2448 hours. The pilot of gbdie was in contact with the london flight information service officer when they witnessed the accident, and broadcast a panpan urgency call at 1231 hrs. Flight manuals flight manuals geelong gliding club. Fatal glider accident in szd55 junior pprune forums.
A flight test evaluation of the szd551 by richard h. The pzl bielsko szd51 junior is a polish singleseat training and club sailplane. Things to consider before your first flight in the szd51. Instrukcja uzytkowania w locie szd 511, wydanie i, grudzien 1984. Atc instructions to pilots in class g airspace are not mandatory. Click on the underlined links to download a pdf file that contains the complete article. Junior is reputed to be very easy to fly, but there are several factors which make it. Overview this page is for data files that relate to the minnesota soaring club. The manual was declassified several years ago and has now been made free to the public. Vought v100 corsair junior aircraft technical manual vought v142 sbu corsair technical manual. Remde introduction this document was created for pilots preparing for their first flight in the szd 511 junior. We offer pilot training in our modern fleet of twoseat gliders and the opportunity. Each afm is tailored for a specific aircraft, though aircraft of the same make and model will naturally have very similar afms.
The pre flight brief before flying the single seater should again include a reminder to arrange the approach so that the. Theyre mostly flight tests, and are one of the most popular features of soaring magazine. The szd 511 junior is a glass singleseat glider designed with early solo pilots in mind. Type certificate holder record allstar pzl glider sp. The flight manual prescribes to release the tow cable as soon as the wing extremity hits the ground. Page 114 of 226 bga glider data sheet junior szd 511 data source. The pre flight brief before flying the single seater should again include a.
Please glance at the b400 manual if you plan to fly with it. This manual includes the material required to be furnished to the pilot by jar22. The junior is reputed to be very easy to fly, but there are several factors which make it unique from the other club aircraft and could lead to problems if they are not. Additional equipment on sailplane can be installed as described in item 8. The junior was designed from the outset as a club glider, not as a fixed gear version of a competition sailplane. The spiritual successor to the k8 in modern glider fleets, it has powerful airbrakes and a substantial undercarriage. Diana sailplanes has been committed to promoting soaring through providing customers with the best quality glider purchase packages. A flight test evaluation of the szd 551 by richard h. Jantar polish word for amber has never been used in relation to szd 511 junior nor szd. This manual includes the material required to be furnished to the pilot by cs22. Newsletters club newsletters are available on the newsletters page there is a more general collection of soaring files on my soaring files page if you have files you would like to make available on this page, please email them to me at. Following the briefing and completion of documentation, the pilot and friends reread the flight manual section 7.623 554 1048 930 1331 1014 709 1099 876 174 602 1238 1504 1103 1380 792 1092 565 954 924 1032 807 684 159 375 1334 1164 370 219 771 1038 162 1240 1020 131 1067 195 300 739 1391