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Jun 13, 2011, 03:44 PM
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Hobie Hawk and "How to launch a Hobie Hawk on a winch"


I just received a very nice Hobie Hawk from a good friend. Since it's better than the last one I had, the lesser of the two is up for grabs. I don't have photos yet but if you are interested, shoot me an email.

I may also have a Hobie with a set of 10' wings. The tails aren't the stock ones as they needed to be much larger. They have the same shape but are balsa over foam. I may have the stock tails to go with it but I'll have to look. Please remember I'm disabled and it takes me a while to ship. Thanks for understanding.

gavoss @ swbell dot net

Due to its lack of fixed vertical fin area, you need to throw the plane level to the ground instead of "up" on a winch or high start. The plane needs to come to flying speed before going up. Addin more fixed vertical fin area will help dramatically. There are a number of different ways to correct the Hobie's "unique" flying qualities.
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Jun 13, 2011, 05:39 PM
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Jun 13, 2011, 06:01 PM
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i do have interest. in either one. let me know.
Jun 14, 2011, 01:28 PM
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Mesa AZ, it's a dry heat!

10' Hobie


How much for the 10' one?

Iain


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