MDM Fox MDM-1
The two-seater MDM-1 FOX glider has been developed on base of design experience acquired during work with KOBUZ, JANTAR and SWIFT S-1 gliders by the team of Edward Marganski M.Sc. (Eng.). Designed by E.Marganski, K. Kapinos, H. Gielbaza, and B Adamski, work started in November 1992 and the first prototype was flown on 9th July 1993.
Capable of arotowing and winch-launching, the Fox is optimized for aerobatic training with erect and inverted clearance to +9/- 6 g solo, and +7/-5 g with two people. The landing gear is fixed, and approach control is assisted by Schempp-Hirth airbrakes.
Almost immediately after the 1-st presentation at World Glider Aerobatic Championships, Venlo Netherlands 1993 the Fox model has gained a status of monotype at every serious international championships in glider aerobatic.
Certification is EASA TYPE CERTIFICATE No A.039.
The MDM-1 Fox P is a version with redesigned exchangeable wing tips. Depending on the mounted wing tip, the glider can be used in one of two versions:
Aerobatic - without wing-tips, wing span of 14,00 m.
Utility - with wing-tips extending wing span to 16,15 m. Glider in this version can perform only basic aerobatic manoeuvres. Wing-tips with elliptical sweep and dihedral lift based on an arc.
The base price in 2011: 91 850 € TTC EXW (76 800 € HT EXW)
As at November 2013 the prices were:
MDM-1 Fox glider in basic version: 75 000,00 €
MDM-1P Fox glider in aerobatic / utility version: 76 500,00 €
MDM-1 Fox P Aerobatic
MDM-1 Fox P Utility