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hesham

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Hi,

what was that M.A.I. aircraft in the wind-tunnel ?.
http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1949/1949%20-%200864.html
 

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I think we will never know that, because it's so hardly retouched that it can be ordinary Yak-18 by nature.
 

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Yes my dear flateric,

it look like the M.A.I. old projects,M.A.I.53 and M.A.I.60.
 

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hesham said:
Yes my dear flateric,

it look like the M.A.I. old projects,M.A.I.53 and M.A.I.60.

To be honest,

yesterday I just knew that,the M.A.I.60 was sailplane.
 

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Hi Hesham!
MAI-53 was also a sailplane. A two-seat training glider, to be correct:
http://www.airwar.ru/enc/glider/mai53.html

And MAI-60 was a standard-class sport glider, named Snezhynka (Снежинка - Snowflake):
http://www.airwar.ru/enc/glider/mai60.html

Some more 1950-70 MAI prototypes:
http://www.airwar.ru/enc/glider/mai56.html
http://www.airwar.ru/enc/la/mai58.html
http://www.airwar.ru/enc/xplane/mai62.html
http://www.airwar.ru/enc/glider/mai63.html
http://www.airwar.ru/enc/glider/mai68.html
 

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