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Laister–Kauffman LK–10A on display in the Port Townsend Aero Museum

Laister–Kauffman LK–10A

Laister–Kauffman LK–10A
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Laister–Kauffman LK–10 (TG–4A)

Over 150 of these sailplanes were delivered to the U.S. Army as two–place training gliders.

The airplane featured fully–cantilevered wood wings and tails, with steel tube fuselage, all covered in fabric.

These were very popular for racing after WWII .


Specifications

Year – 1942

Wing Span – 50 ft

Empty Weight – 450 lbs

Stall Speed – 40 mph

Glide Ratio – 22 to 1

Interesting Facts – The museum's glider arrived in its own trailer, perfect for traveling to the airport.

This was a gift to Port Townsend Aero Museum from Frank and Janice Hamilton.

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Laister–Kauffman LK–10A on display in the Port Townsend Aero Museum

Laister–Kauffman LK–10A in it's own travel trailer