Telstar (oz14440)


Telstar (oz14440) by Martin Pressnell 1964 - plan thumbnail

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Telstar. Free flight glider model.

Quote: "A 4 ft span A-1 glider specially designed for us by Martin Pressnell. With the appearance of an A-2 this high performance glider features many novel construction ideas, and is easy to build from this full-size plan."

Telstar from Model Aircraft, January 1964.

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Telstar (oz14440) by Martin Pressnell 1964 - model pic

  • (oz14440)
    by Martin Pressnell
    from Model Aircraft
    January 1964 
    48in span
    Glider F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 15/02/2023
    Filesize: 722KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Circlip, RFJ
    Downloads: 456

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This was a free plan in 'Model Aircraft' magazine and I built the first one in 1964. I came second in a club competition, held on Clyne Common in Swansea, when the glider was timed 'out of sight'. Luckily it was returned after a few days - found 5 miles away. I built another in 1972, when I was a schoolteacher, with the school aeromodelling club. Many thanks to you for publishing the plan of this lovely and successful glider.
Philip Lewis - 16/03/2023
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