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Old Sep 24, 2012, 12:45 PM
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Chuck/catapult gliders


Hi i am looking to get back to grass roots and build some balsa chuck gliders for outside upto around 24" span any info ideas plan resources etc. greatly received also i need to get some dethermalisers. UK suppliers ideally but not essential

Dave
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 12:57 PM
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Do-it-Yourself


So put your requirements into one of the many search engines that are available on the Internet and all will be revealed!!
Nothing like a bit of DIY.
John
Old Sep 24, 2012, 01:38 PM
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So put your requirements into one of the many search engines that are available on the Internet and all will be revealed!!
Nothing like a bit of DIY.
John
Really!! i'd never thought of that!. Thanks for the constructive input.

Dave
Old Sep 24, 2012, 02:26 PM
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Try these:
General glider info: http://legacy.amaglider.com/

Possible UK source, Mike Woodhouse: http://www.freeflightsupplies.co.uk/

Stateside, the best source for kits is Stan Buddenbohm, but his catalog appears to be off line.

There was also a Swedish web site with lots of plans, maybe this will jog someone's memory.

- Norm
Old Sep 24, 2012, 04:08 PM
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Excellent thanks just the job

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Old Sep 24, 2012, 04:59 PM
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Hi Dave.

here are some vendors i have used and are good to deal with, -

the best imho - stans stuff
-www.discuskid.com/Documents/StanStuff%202011-2012.pdf

A2Z -
http://www.a2zcorp.us/store/category...and:Sting Aero

General FF forum - a lot of good info -
http://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/...um/index.php#6

And what ever Norm F. says is golden

john s.
Old Sep 24, 2012, 09:12 PM
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Black Hawk Models makes two kits of Chuck Gliders. Zoomer with a 18" span and the smaller Gnat with a 14" span. Each kit is a balsa build and comes the clay weight. The Zoomer has catapult launch parts included. Den Saxcoberg on the isle of wight is the local dealer for Black Hawk Models.

Zoomer $10.00
Gnat $6.00
Last edited by BLACK HAWK MOD; Sep 26, 2012 at 11:36 AM. Reason: mispelling


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