A IHLG (oz12593)


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A IHLG. Simple chuck glider model.

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A IHLG (oz12593) by Bob Larsh 1989 - model pic

  • (oz12593)
    A IHLG
    by Bob Larsh
    from Model Builder
    August 1989 
    15in span
    Glider F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 27/10/2020
    Filesize: 71KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: MB2020
    Downloads: 1183

A IHLG (oz12593) by Bob Larsh 1989 - pic 003.jpg
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Hi Steve and Mary, Here's a photo of my newly completed 'A' IHLG oz12593 [main pic, 003,004]. I didn't have any suitable springy wood for the fuselage, so I used the hollow tip section of a carbon fibre fishing rod. It had the additional advantage of being able to use solder for the noseweight looped back out of the carbon tube and secured with shrink tube. I also changed the leading edge from monofilament to 0.06mm Spiderwire which was very easy to glue on with white glue. The finger reinforcement was changed to a 20mm strip of 3x1mm carbon at the trailing edge and a touch of tailplane tilt added to encourage it to fly in right hand circles. Can't fly in our sports hall at the moment because of Covid restrictions, but it glides beautifully across the bedroom.
Best regards and stay healthy!
Chris Pinn - 16/11/2020
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