Astor - Free flight gas model. Motomodello Astor. Apertura alare 156.5mm. Motore diesel 'Giglio' da 2cc.
This plan has been annotated as "Italian Wog" and seems indeed to be a copy of the Bill Winter Wog (oz2325) design.
Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.
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Update 22/06/2017: Added article pages, thanks to Pit.
Quote:- "Steve, attached Astor article. It was a little mystery because in the plan it's written that the plan is attached to n. 12 1955 of "Fare A" magazine that I have in my collection, but it wasn't so. I found it on n. 01 1956 of the same mag. The plan is signed F.G. 1955, the capital letters for ing. Ferdinando (Ferdi) Gale, one of the oldest and important Italian modellers still alive, and curator of many scientific texts on aeromodelling, not for a beginner. The plan surely is an Italianized copy. Article divided in columns extends to several pages. Regards, Pit "
Article pages with drawings, in Italian.
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