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Re: [OM] IMG: Another Training Glider

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Another Training Glider
From: Chris Trask <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:03:57 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
     They are, and they're a bit heavy.  Not a high performance glider, but 
very suitable for students.  They have been around for a very, very long time 
in one form or another:



>It looks like a pretty rugged little bird.
>On 4/30/2017 8:51 AM, Chris Trask wrote:
>>       It's been a while since I've seen a 2-22.  We had one at a small 
>>grass airfield I flew in back in 1973.  A student came in a bit low, 
>>grazed some telephone wires, and ripped the fabric off the bottom.
>> Chris
>>> There was not a lot of activity at the airport today.  I did note that
>>> the Civil Air Patrol had a second training glider in the hangar.   This
>>> is a Schweizer SGS 2-33, from 1967, so it is not as polished as the one
>>> I showed previously, but seemed recently refurbished.
>>> http://www.gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/20170426-DSCF6869.JPG.html
>>> And, yes, Nathan, I am carrying a camera in my car at all times. The
>>> X-E1 fits very nicely in the center arm rest. :-)

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