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The Hütter H17 is a single-seat glider for training purposes.

Its characteristic features are the small dimensions and its simple construction. Designed by Ulrich Hütter, it was originally produced in 1934 as a DIY kit. As of 1936, series production began at Schempp-Hirth in Goeppingen under the designation Gö 5. Around 200 planes were produced.

Technical specifications:

  • Manufacturer: Sportflugzeugbau Schempp-Hirth, Göppingen, around 1942
  • Wing span: 9.7 m
  • Weight empty: 80 kg
  • Best gliding ratio: 17 at 60 km/h
  • Lowest sink rate: 0.88 m/s at 50 km/h