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Selected Technical Works for scale sailplane builders:
Must Have books

1)The World’s Sailplanes or Die Segelflugzuge der Welt or Les Planeurs du monde. Vol II 1st Ed 1963,                        Editors: B.S. Shenstone and             K.G Wilkinson OSTIV

2)Nurflȕgel: Die Geschichte der Horten-Flugzeuge 1922 – 1960, von Reimar Horten and Peter F. Selinger,                H. Weishaupt Verlag,                   1983

3)Self-Launch: Retractable Engine Sailplanes: Peter Williams, 1998, by For the Birds publishers

4)Die Segelflugzeuge in Deutschland,Dietmar Geistmann, Motorbuch verlag, Stuttgart, 1979

5)Start in den wind, Erlebte Rhöngeschichte, 1011 – 1926, Peter Riedel, Motorbuch verlag, Stuttgart, 1977

6)Segelflugzeige, Vom Wolf zum Mini-Nimbus, Peter Selinger, Motorbuch verlag, Stuttgart, 1978

7)Segelflugzeige, Vom Wolf zum Discus, Peter Selinger, Motorbuch verlag, Stuttgart, 1986

8)The World’s Vintage Sailplanes, 1908 – 45, Martin Simons, Kookaburra Technical Publications, 1986

9)Slingsby Sailplanes, Martin Simons, Airlife, UK, 1996, Motorbuch verlag, Stuttgart, 1977

10)      Sailplanes by Schweizer, Paul A Schweizer with Martin Simons, Airlife, UK, 1998

11)      The Collected Works of Stan Hall, Compiled by Janice Hagen and Dan Armstrong, The Sailplane                             Builders Association, 1997

12)      Jane’s World Sailplanes and Motor Gliders, Andrew Coates, Ziff Davis, Publishers, 1978 

13)      Sailplanes: 1945 - 1965, Martin Simons, 2006, EQIP Publishers

14)      Sailplanes: 1965 – 2000, Martin Simons, 2004 EQIP Publishers

15)      Sailplanes: 1920 – 1945, Martin Simons, 2006 EQIP Publishers

16)      Rhön Adler: 75 Yahre Alexander Schleicher Segelflugzeugbau (75 years - Alexander Schleicher Sailplane             Company), Peter F.                    Selinger, R.G. Fischer Publishers