On Monday, March 20, 2017 at 8:50:41 PM UTC+3, chipsoars wrote:
On Monday, March 20, 2017 at 1:36:41 PM UTC-4, wrote:
How and why, was the PW-5 made for so cheap?
Nobody can answer this because it proves you are wrong!
Basic sailplanes do not cost a fortune to build. There is a market for entry level gliders with a handicap of 1.00 for a reasonable price. Few pilots want to own a 40-50 year old fiberglass sailplane.
How much did an ASW-19 cost brand new in 1975?
So, according to http://www.dollartimes.com/inflation/inflation.php
, that $19500 in 1975 would be $90,711 now. $19500 in 1976 would be $84827 now.
Which is right about what the HpH 304 costs now.