Sylph (oz12983)

 

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1940 Sylph. Free flight pusher tailless model.

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For more detail on the Sylph design, see: http://www.thebuildingboard.com/2009/08/eut-tilestons-sylph.html

Quote: "I designed the Sylph during the Christmas vacation (high school) 1940. It was inspired by a picture of a flying wing model that appeared in Model Airplane News (photo by Kulick). That model was the 'Bobtail Contender.' It is surprising how much the Sylph looks like the Bobtail Contender. The original Sylph was powered with a Bunch Mighty Midget that I bought as a kit for $7.85. I really don't remember too much about it or what became of it. The plans were drawn in ink on shelf paper (I still have them). They were copied and approved as Old Timer by SAM. Jim O'Reilly has the plans and Bob Holman kits a 1/2A Texaco version. I have since built one that I flew in 1/2A Texaco and another powered with a Burford Elfin for A ign. LER (the yellow one)..."

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Sylph (oz12983) by Eut Tileston 1940 - model pic

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  • (oz12983)
    Sylph
    by Eut Tileston
    1940 
    54in span
    IC F/F Pusher
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 07/04/2021
    Filesize: 1946KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: TomRyan

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