A-9 /
Gliders. Year of the first flight - 1948.

Планер А-9



The A-9 is a one seat glider. All-wood. It had a high aerodynamic quality for that time – 30, very good soaring features, excellent stability and controllability. Its wing span was 16.24 m, length 6.4 m, weigh – 310 kg. 1 world and 12 domestic records of range, altitude and speed of flight were established on it.

On November 3, 1948 the A-9 glider performed its first take-off.

During 5 years it was manufactured by Novosibirsk aviation plant in a small series. 27 units were built.