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Old Nov 27, 2005, 06:07 AM
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Anyone built or flown a sterling Mambo Special.

I think this had trike landing gear and had 52" span.
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Old Nov 27, 2005, 01:51 PM
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Yes, I built the Mambo Special in 1970. It did have trike landing gear and 52" span. Used a OS Max 19 and Heathkit radio.
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Old Dec 01, 2005, 10:51 PM
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Check out the other vintage site.
There was discussion of this model there last year.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 02:34 PM
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Mambo Special

I had one around 1969. Had OS35, Logictrol 4 channel radio with three servos. It was my first "real" RC airplane. My very first one was a single channel, galloping ghost, Testor's Skyhawk Ready To Fly (really!). This all took place in Puerto Rico. I actually have some pics of the MamboSpecial dated 1969!
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