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Schempp-Hirth Nimbus-4

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The Schempp-Hirth Nimbus-4 is a glider built by Schempp-Hirth and designed by Klaus Holighaus.

The Nimbus-4 was developed from the Nimbus-3. The wing whas a multi-tapered plan and the span was increased to 26.5 metres. The aspect ratio is a 38.8. The fuselage is longer and a larger rudder is fitted. It first flew in 1990.

There is a two seat version, the 4D, and versions with either turbo engines (designation T) or self-launching engines (designation M).