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Old Jun 07, 2012, 11:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Woodstock 1 View Post
Yeah, me neither. I'm just hoping for similar performance to the 1.2 m SP, with a tad more visibility, + a rudder. The 1.2 SP doesn't need ballast even in strong winds IMO. It penetrates surprisingly well and seems to have a good turn of speed (although the small size can make that deceiving). Plus it can thermal when it needs to (although the lack of rudder is more keenly noticed then IMO). Did I mention that I like the 1.2m SP ?!

Comparing the 1.43 m SP to a 1m span plane (Bobolink) may be a bit like comparing apples and oranges, or what?
I think you will be surprised with the performance if you gets yours built and flying. Alex was flying his in 35MPH winds a few days ago and it was penetrating great.

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