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Old Oct 22, 2007, 07:33 AM
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Bob,

WOW! Nice build.

And, what an excellent example how technology changed from sticks, tissue and dope, the A and B battery to foam and lipo.

I built a couple of these in the early/mid 1950s. Gas free flight, a bunch of dihedral and remember jacking the back of the wing up with a matchbox to decrease the incidence.

Then a one channel RC. The servo (called escapement back then) was rubber band powered and only turned in one direction. The model flew like and was nick named the galloping ghost.

Thanks for the walk back through time.
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