Everest - plan thumbnail image

Everest - completed model photo

by David Andrew
from Aeromodeller
September 1958 
47in span
Tags: Glider F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 03/01/2012 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20268633&postcount=146
Outerzone planID: oz2161 | Filesize: 460KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: algy2


About this Plan

Everest - Free flight towline glider. Canadian design. For either sport or competition flying.

Quote:- "Easy to build 47in span A/1 glider for sport or contest. This is the seventh and final design of a series of small towline gliders that have been developed over the past four years by David Andrew, a Railroad Telegraph Operator at Campbelltown, New Brunswick, Canada.

Although construction is a little unconventional, and the model bears several unusual features (thick trailing edge airfoil, triangular cross section fuselage, the combined auto-rudder/trim tab.) it is completely functional and devoid of frills or novelties of any kind. Incorporated design features make trimming a mechanical routine, and a beginner should be able, if he follows the building and trimming instructions carefully, to produce a model that will go to the top of a 164 ft. line with a minimum of fuss, and remain aloft for two minutes or more, which is an above average performance for such a small glider.

Since the wing is the most important part of the model, we build it first. Cut the ribs from 1/16in shetet and begin construction of the centre section by pinning the lower trailing edge strip..."

Update 12/03/2018: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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