Gerin Varivol


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Gerin Varivol

Jacques Gerin, Boulogne-sur-Seine, Paris, was a pioneer of aircraft with variable wing area. Seven years of research led to biplane flown March 1936, with unique wings along which additional leading and trailing edges could be extended, which increased the area from 6.3m2 to 26m2.

Marco R., e-mail, 15.12.2010 23:12

wing span: m. 11,77
Lenght: m. 7,74
height: m. 3,50
wing surface: mq. 6,30 (min) 26,00 (max)
weight: kg. 1.000 (empty), 1.300 (total)
[source: Nuova Guida agli aeroplani di tutto il mondo]


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