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Unidentified light aeroplane D-KDFL
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No: 6881   Contributor: Keith Philpott   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: Scheibe   Country: Germany
Unidentified light aeroplane D-KDFL

I've not been able to identify this German aeroplane yet (nor make or model). Anyone any suggestions?

Photo by Keith Philpott, text by Marcel Gommers
Picture added on 21 October 2008
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this is a scheibe sf.25b falke

Added by Paul Mundie on 22 October 2008.
Aha! It's what I would call a motor glider!
"The two-place self-launching SF-25 Falke features side-by-side seating, spoilers, a steerable tail wheel and wing outrigger wheel for taxiing. Originally powered by the Stamo, the -25C model introduced the 45 kW/ 60 bhp Limbach SL 1700 EA with a full electric system including starter and optional propeller feathering. The SF-25-2000 has an 59 kW/ 80 bhp Limbach L 2000 EA, and is offered with a conventional powered aircraft two wheel landing gear instead of a single sailplane type main wheel. The –25E Super Falke, with 18 m. folding wing has a 48 kW/ 64 bhp Limbach engine. Falkes were built under license by equivalents of the SF-25B and –25C with a Rollason- Volkswagen 36 kW/ 48 bhp 1, 600 engine, without and with electric system respectively." From the Scheibe web site. I should have guessed this really, as we have a Scheibe Bergfalke (similar glider with no engine) in our museum (Aeroseum Gothenburg), where I showed it to visitors today!

Added by Peter John Langsdale on 22 October 2008.
taken at bremergarten in 2007

Added by Keith Philpott on 22 October 2008.
It's the SF25B of Sportfluggruppe Immelmann Bremgarten Germany

Added by Peter on 21 September 2016.
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