Bydule (oz11906)


Bydule (oz11906) by Jaques Tantet 1951 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Bydule. Free flight glider model. Wingspan 2m, wing area 30 dm2.

Winner of the 1945 French Nationals. Published in MRA #201, December 1951.

Quote: "Hello Mary, Now a new one. This French glider is a like a Martian.
The Bydule (the thingy)
Designer : J. Tantet
Span : 78 inches
Profil : Like NACA 6409
Winner of the French Nats 1945.

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Bydule (oz11906) by Jaques Tantet 1951 - model pic

  • (oz11906)
    by Jaques Tantet
    from MRA
    December 1951 
    78in span
    Glider F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 20/01/2020
    Filesize: 1097KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: OlivierMeriot

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Looks like a successful attempt to build a lifting body sailplane. Lots of exotic features, should require a fairly high level of craftsmanship.
Martin - 23/01/2020
Hello here are some pictures of a Bydule glider [main pic, 006] made from the oz11906 plan, by Jaques Tantet of MRA December 1951, 78in span. Redesigned keeping the lines of the original model, modified for electric engine the fuselage was just increased in height to let pass all the rc equipment. Sincerely,
JL Lieben - 12/11/2021
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