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Old Jun 15, 2007, 08:08 PM
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OK, so the main difference is the old fuse had a bolt-on wing, and the new fuse has a shoulder mounted wing with a pass-through joiner.

I was wondering if the tails were the same and the layups the same ect.

52 oz is light!

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Old Jun 15, 2007, 11:08 PM
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OK, so the main difference is the old fuse had a bolt-on wing, and the new fuse has a shoulder mounted wing with a pass-through joiner.

I was wondering if the tails were the same and the layups the same ect.

52 oz is light!

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Yep everything is the same. Its like he bolted on the wing and cut it off to make the new root. Its exactly the same span.

52oz is about 69-71oz RTF. Sounds right to me!
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Old Jun 16, 2007, 01:38 AM
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gidday mike...will have to take some core samples of the new altus.....looks a nice toy...should have a ball at the worlds in a couple of weeks.....driving from frankfurt to lucerne ...get to do a bit of sightseeing on the way.....cheers
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Old Jun 16, 2007, 11:17 PM
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Old Jun 17, 2007, 08:22 PM
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Thanks Dave, thought is was about time...
and Target, Dave is right about the Altus differences. It was originally designed as a one piece wing, and Dieter did Daryl and I a big favor by building us one, and making it a two piece.

The new one looks great BTW
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Old Jun 17, 2007, 08:26 PM
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Can't wait Craig. You are Roudy should be a blast to hang out with. But, my kiwi friend, you are not allowed anywhere near my gliders with any sort of tool capable of making core samples....:-)
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Old Jun 17, 2007, 08:27 PM
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I meant "you and Roudy" not you are Roudy...
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 05:30 PM
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Did this model start the 'Modern Revolution' of high performance sailplanes? Or am I just blowing wind up it's tailpipe?
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Old Jun 23, 2007, 02:38 AM
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Old Jun 23, 2007, 09:19 AM
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Old Jun 23, 2007, 05:11 PM
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Can't argue with Wing-span's post.
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Old Jun 24, 2007, 06:00 PM
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Black Hill claimed this one - but the new one prettier.
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The new one .............sorry for poor picture mobiles are not good cameras
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Old Jun 27, 2007, 12:29 AM
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Howdy;
here are a few new toys...not enough time to list them all!

Ceres F3B
new toy from my friend Jiri Baudis....
Fast, clean, some very innovative technology!

Ariane F3
now in a 3pc wing..
sexy plane!

Surprise DS
Rudi has made me some new toys for circle burning!
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Too many models, not enough time!!

Happy Landings!
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Old Jun 27, 2007, 01:10 AM
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WOW-- I love the Ceres-- maybe I should get one on order!! Get one and I'll take one!
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