Dolphin (oz1333)

 

Dolphin (oz1333) by Albert E Hatfull from Keil Kraft - plan thumbnail

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Dolphin. Free flight towline glider from KK. This is a zip file of 2 pdfs: plan and printwood.

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More pics. An other nice small glider [see more pics 003, 004] and a good one again build from the plan dowload. Keil Kraft Dolphin glider.
Joost - 12/08/2014
Hi. Your website is amazing. I build a Keil Kraft Dolphin [more pics 005]. See the build log in this link from Chile: cach.cl/foroSMF Test flight www.youtube.com Thxs
DavidVera - 04/04/2016
Was home for a week so I got some flying done and took photos of my three latest projects built with Outerzone plans. This is Keil Kraft's Dolphin at finishing stage, static and flying. I covered the Dolphin in pink tissue, a tribute to breast cancer and aids awareness here in South Africa [more pics 006-013].
AndyCoutts - 16/08/2016
Between 1955 and about 1958, I built several Dolphins. My chief memory of them is that, unlike many small towline gliders of the period, they towed straight - no weaving, no veering off to one side or the other. Note to builders: for the wing mainspars, choose the toughest balsa you can find - or preferably, for the centre panel at least, use spruce!
JohnP - 04/02/2018
I built a Dolphin glider back when I was 14 years old in 1955. Third flight off a 200 in button thread tow-line, it caught a thermal, (Of course, no D/T!) and I never saw it again.
Brian Templeton - 18/05/2019
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