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Old Jan 14, 2013, 10:13 PM
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One more "What's this sailplane thread"

Picked this up on Ebay a few months ago, the seller said he didn't know the name of the plane. Anyone have an idea what plane this is?

Rich
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 10:06 AM
Kurt Zimmerman ≡LSF 4461≡
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What is the span? 99" - 100"? My first thought was a Sagitta 900 with a fiberglass fuse, but the wings don't look right for that. Looks nice!
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 06:05 PM
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Looks like a Sealy fuse with some one off wings.

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Old Jan 16, 2013, 06:57 AM
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Span is 100", fiberglass fuse. open structure wing, flying stab.

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Old Jan 16, 2013, 08:12 AM
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Looks like a Craft-Aire model
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 09:17 AM
Kurt Zimmerman ≡LSF 4461≡
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I have the same fuse for my Sagitta 900 project. I got mine from Bob Sealy. He may have had a Std class glider where he used that fuse called the Rookie. However I've never seen one.

Kurt

update: I think I found it:

http://www.rcsoaring.com/rcsd/RCSD-1986-08.pdf

Look on page 20

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Old Jan 16, 2013, 08:01 PM
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K,

It sure does look like a Rookie. Anybody else have one out there?

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Rich

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I have the same fuse for my Sagitta 900 project. I got mine from Bob Sealy. He may have had a Std class glider where he used that fuse called the Rookie. However I've never seen one.

Kurt

update: I think I found it:

http://www.rcsoaring.com/rcsd/RCSD-1986-08.pdf

Look on page 20

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Old Jan 26, 2013, 04:06 PM
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Wow, looks very like a Veron Vortex!! I have a build thread on here somewhere.

The scheme is similar to mine.

Uncanny!

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