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THK THK-13
 
 THK-13-01
 
The 1948THK-13 single-seat tailless wood and fabric glider was for aerodynamic research. It was planned to produce a Gipsy-powered version when the glider had successfully completed stability trials.
 
 THK-13-02
 
The undercarriage consists of a single main wheel under the nacelle, and small castering stabilizing wheels attached to the vertical fins.
 
In 1948, designed by Senior Engineer Yavuz Kansu and Y.Muh, the test flight pilots were Kadri Kavukçu and Pilot Cemal Uygun.
 
Exhibited at the 1949 Aerospace Exhibition in Paris.
 
The project was not developed after an accident.
 
Wing span: 65 ft 7 in
Height: 6ft 6 in
Wing area: 431 sq ft.
Loaded weight: 1,014 lb
 
 THK-13-03
 
 
 
 


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