Thread: Cool Walkalong gliders
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Old Sep 15, 2011, 08:45 AM
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I first became aweare of th type when I met Pete Plumb, back in th elate 80's when we shared a booth and travel arrangements from California's Central Valley to IMS Pasadena.

Pete took one of my "legal sized" product flyers and folded it into a paper airplane, of the flying wing type. He then proceeded to fly it around the table using my table top foam board sign.

Not to take anythig away from the young (then) MacCready boys, bu t Pete who worked on the original Condor, said the atmoshere among the crew at Shafter Field was conducive to aerial exprimentation of all kinds, and was one of many things they did in the "off times" for laughs. Pete operates his Cerified Aircraft Repair Station, about 200 300 yds from the Kremer monument, comemorating where the first sustained human powered flight took place.
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