Finnair - plan thumbnail image

Finnair - completed model photo

by Ilpo Haahtela
from Aeromodeller
September 1957 
52in span
Tags: Glider F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 19/11/2011 at:
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About this Plan

Finnair - Free flight towline glider. Contest winning A/1 class glider from Finland by Ilpo Haahtela. September 1957 Aeromodeller.

Quote:- "From Turku in the southwest corner of Finland comes this neat and workmanlike A/1 glider that has achieved excellent results in Finnish contests where competition in the A/1 class is keeber and better supported than in Greta Britain ...he points out that the problem of building down to weight does not arise with the A/1 class, hence the ply ribs, spruce spars, etc. Built in this fashion the model will withstand the roughest treatment without coming to harm and still has an everage 'still-air' time duration of approx 2 minutes... "

Update 08/08/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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