Schreiber-Bogen Card modeling Klemm Kl 35 "Liesel Bach"
Klemm Kl 35 "Liesel Bach"
When the Klemm Kl 35 in 1935 took off on its first flight, it was intended for purely military use as school and sports aircraft. But was shown as the fully aerobatic aircraft in the same year at the International Air Show in Milan, it also attracted interest from private individuals.
The body of the machine consisted of a steel tube truss, wings and tail surfaces were made of wood and some trim parts made of light metal. RM 17,500 were paid as the purchase price.
Some machines also bought the Swedish Air Force, of which about twenty of 1955 came back to Germany and were overtaken there. Liesel Bach took one of them in 1956. Liesel Bach, born in 1905, was an exceptional athlete. She was successful high diver, but was also interested in athletics, tennis and horseback riding. From 1930 she was German for several years ladies aerobatics champion. Later, she also won the title at the international women's aerobatic championships. With their Klemm Kl 35B with a 160 horsepower engine Hirth she launched in several competitions and won so that, for example, in 1963 the European Championships in aerobatics of the ladies.
The early nineties, the machine came into the German Technology Museum in Berlin, was restored in 1996 and can be visited there in the exhibition.
Length: 32 cm
Height: 8 cm