Phoenix Flyer (oz13339)

 

Phoenix Flyer (oz13339) by Bob Brawner from Air Trails Annual 1953 - plan thumbnail

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Phoenix Flyer. HLG glider model.

Quote: "Record Breaking Glider, by Bob Brawner.

I have flown this design in many contests and have always done well with it As you know, a glider is a type of model plane which takes lots of work in getting it to perform right, despite its simple appearance.

This is a better than average design because I flew the same ship in both the outdoor and indoor events at one National and won first in outdoor setting a new record (of 16: 44.6) , and also took third in indoor - with the same plane.

I won the magnificent Tulsa Glue Diabber's Perpetual Trophy for high time.

For the construction, pick out very light wood for your wing and tail and be very careful when you sand to make all parts even.

The body should be bass wood: it's strong yet light. Use two very thin coats of sanding sealer and sand lightly after each coat.

Your glider should climb to the right, pull out to the left and glide to the left."

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Phoenix Flyer (oz13339) by Bob Brawner from Air Trails Annual 1953 - model pic

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  • (oz13339)
    Phoenix Flyer
    by Bob Brawner
    from Air Trails Annual
    1953 
    20in span
    Glider F/F
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 16/09/2021
    Filesize: 533KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: theshadow

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