Culver Rigid Midget
The Rigid Midget glider, designed in 1941, was the direct devolopment of the Culver / Crown Screaming Wiener with span increased by two feet and a different airfoil. Ray Parker finished third in it at the 1947 U.S. Nationals at Wichita Falls, TX where he made one 375 km/ 235 mile flight. One belongs to the National Soaring Museum.
John Hess Auction Service Inc, Manheim, PA 17545, United States, consigned a Nelson-Bowlus BB-1 Dragonfly N33687 Glider and Culver Rigid Midge N215 jr. Racing Glider in May 2015.
Wing span: 11.58m / 38ft