SZD-42 Jantar 2

The PZL Bielsko SZD -42 Jantar (German: Bernstein) 2 is a single-seat Polish high performance glider made ​​of GRP Open Class. It is equipped with flaps.


The aircraft is based on Jantar 1 and Jantar Standard, but has a larger span of 20.5 meters. The inner wing was virtually unchanged from the Jantar 1, the outer extended and provided with a different profile. Instead of a T -tail was resorted back to a cruciform tail.

The SZD 42-2 Jantar 2b is an improved variant with altered wing geometry, larger water ballast tanks and an improved suspension.


Comparable aircraft

  • Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 2
  • LAK -12