1962; Dad & "A" Class Apogee, jap tissue covering, painted balsa fuse; a FF design of Fred Hover, a founding member of CVRC. BTW: I still have that flight box at dad's feet; a prized possesion! It will one day be my daughter's.
Dad's Starduster 600 from 1962. A Sal Taibi design; silkspan covering; McCoy .35 power. (It had beautiful red wings and a jet black painted fuse). Dad's AMA #, 30494, is on the wing...look close!!
Me launching my 2 X 4 EP conversion, (Ugly Betty), (whose uglier, me or the plane?? Look at those bony knees...I have no pride!!
This one's for you Dad! Thanks for passing on the joy of this sport!!
My Airtronics Peregrine is currently in the hanger for a re-fit. An older plane, it was a gift from one of my club friends...my first "full-house" sailplane.....more pics after she's flight-worthy again...
CS Racer; 2M, obechi over foam wings, glass fuse, flaperons, full flying stab.
CS Racer custom carbon fiber hatch; cool stuff!!.....
SteelHead Products Floyd: 48" WS foam sloper; colored packing tape covering; cheap is best...