Aurikel

 

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Aurikel  
by Hans Hansen
from Model Aircraft
February 1954 
65in span
Tags: Glider F/F
all formers complete :)
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This plan was found online 24/04/2012 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21416550&postcount=379
Outerzone planID: oz2825 | Filesize: 575KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: aeromeddeler, TonyP

   

About this Plan

Aurikel - 65in span A2 Glider. The 1953 world champion. Model Aircraft, February 1954.

Quote: - "Aurikel. The 1953 A.2 World Championship Winnner designed by Hans Hansen. Photographed, described and drawn by Bill Dean From Model Aricraft February 1954. HANS HANSEN'S A.2 Championships Winner is a typical example of the gliders favoured by builders in the Nordic countries - the construction consisting mainly of spruce and ply, in contrast to the usual all-balsa British and American types. Material dimensions on the designer's original drawings were in millimetres, so these have been converted to the nearest fractional sizes. By referring to the ringed letters (A to N), which are given after most of the material sizes, the original metric dimensions and suggestions for a 'balsa version' may be obtained from the panels at the foot of the plan. The model flown at the '53 contest weighed 16 OZ., but an all-balsa version should work out at about the allowed minimum of 14.46 oz. Construction is fairly conventional, so we shall confine the building notes to the essentials only..."

Update 03/05/2017: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy (patterned background removed) thanks to TonyP.

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User comments

Bonjour, je pense avoir construit un kit de planeur vol libre categorie A2 vers 1965 qui ressemble tres fort au modele Aurikel. Le kit a ete achete en Belgique sous le nom de 'VICTORY' si je me souviens bien, mais je ne me souviens pas de la marque du kit. C'etait un excellent planeur. Hello, I think I built a free flight glider kit category A2 to 1965, which is very similar to Aurikel model. The kit was purchased in Belgium under the name 'VICTORY' If I remember correctly, but I do not remember the brand of the kit. It was an excellent glider.
PhilippeOngena - 17/02/2016
Dear Mr Philippe Ongena. Please check the 1953 World Championship Winner Glider Plan on this Website for more informations about the Victory Glider... Regards
Pascal - 17/02/2016
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