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Old Jan 19, 2015, 03:22 AM
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School project got me thinking.

I helped a bunch of kids with these projects. So I did one for myself.
Searched Google for Glider three view and came up with hundreds of

I liked this one, beautiful wing.

So I scaled the drawing to a 670mm wing span and printed it out full size.

Twenty minutes of cutting, ten minute of gluing, done, first flight, tail heavy
tail floppie. Two washers on the nose and a .060 CF boom spar and test flight
two, nose heavy, remove one washer, about right, windy tonight so hard to
get a reading, down wind it really goes, up wind stalls and turns down wing.

Wing span 670mm AUW, 7g. 1/4 sheet of DTF scrap CF rod,, 1/2" hot glue stick.

I cut the grove in the boom with a Dremel and a fiber disc. I left the paper on
forward of the wing. took the paper off to glue the washers on. Fiber tape
on the bottom of the wing.

In case someone else is bored:
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Old Jan 19, 2015, 06:15 AM
An itch?. Scratch build.
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A scratch built, (TLAR), for indoor fun --

10" span, 3mm Depron fuselage, 2mm wing and tail.
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Old Jan 19, 2015, 09:02 AM
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That is Jim Maupins Wind Rose self powered Glider that you've discovered there.
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