the time the unfortunate misunderstanding in the translation had been discovered
the aircraft had been completed. In
order to get full use from the aircraft, plans were drawn up to use it as a
glider tug. These plans were
dropped when it was discovered that the Polish Air Force did not have any
The ultimate fate of the aircraft is not known but a rumour persists that in the final days of the Polish Air Force the prototype was used by two pilots attempting to escape from the German advance. Apparently one pilot wanted to go East and the other wanted to go West. The aircraft was last seen zigzagging over the Baltic.
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