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|National origin||United States|
|Manufacturer||Sailplane Corporation of America|
|Designed by||William G Briegleb|
|Number built||9 (+67 kits)|
The Briegleb BG-6 was a 1930s single-seat glider designed by William G. Briegleb to be both factory and homebuilt.
The BG-6 is a high-wing single-seat glider with a steel-tube and fabric fuselage, wooden wings with fabric covering and a metal and fabric tail. The type certificate was approved on 14 September 1940
Nine gliders were built by Briegleb's company the Sailplane Corporation of America and 67 kits were sold to home builders.  Three factory-built gliders were impressed into service with the United States Army Air Force in 1942.
- Company designation for both factory and homebuilt aircraft.
- United States Army Air Corps designation for three factory built BG-6s which were impressed as training gliders in 1942.
- United States
Data from General characteristics
- Crew: 1
- Wingspan: 32 ft 4 in (9.86 m)
- Wing area: 117.5 ft² (10.91 m²)
- Aspect ratio: 8.9
- Gross weight: 425 lb (193 kg)
- Rate of sink: 179 ft/min (0.91 m/s)
- Andrade, John (1979). U.S.Military Aircraft Designations and Serials since 1909. Midland Counties Publications. ISBN ISBN 0 904597 22 9.
- Sailplane Directory
|USAAC/USAAF glider aircraft designations|
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