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Sterling Cirrus. Free flight scale model towline glider. Subject is the German Open Class glider the Schempp-Hirth Cirrus, aka Open Cirrus. Scale is 1/8.
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User commentsI'm sending you a photo that I just found inside a drawer in my parents' house... It is a picture of a Sterling Cirrus (planID: oz2869) that I built in 1978/1979 [more pics 004]. Even if the image's quality is bad, it may be of interest, given that the plane (originally F/F) was converted to two channels R/C, and in the picture a Futaba transmitter can be seen (sorry, don't remember the model). At the time the Cirrus flew for a very short time, but the slope flight virus had caught me (and I have not healed yet). I still love the graceful look of the Cirrus, and maybe late this year I'll try and build a new one from OZ plans...
Raffaello - 23/06/2018
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