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Old Feb 05, 2010, 05:43 AM
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Windlord thermal flying wing

Does anyone still fly ken bates windlord flying wing?
Any pics?
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Old Feb 05, 2010, 05:51 AM
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Did you see this thread?
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...light=windlord

There is a picture of mine in there before I rebuilt it.
Flew it a bit this year,even used it in RES at the Nats.
Nice calm weather plane, tows up nice and straight.

Pat MacKenzie

(Fuzzy image, sorry, I clipped it out of our club pdf newsletter)
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Old Feb 05, 2010, 07:08 AM
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Does the windlord use a single towhook or a bridle?
Im thinking about a short kit from ray hayes.
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Old Feb 06, 2010, 03:39 AM
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Bridle.
Mine has tow hooks on the wings.
If you read through the thread I linked to Ken Bates shows a single tow hook method, but in the end he reverted to two hooks and the bridle.

The bridle is very easy to make and can be attached/removed from the tow line without having to do any knot tying at all.

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