Esso Glider (oz3265)
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Esso Glider. Free flight soarer model.
Quote: "Here's the ESSO glider, designed by the Swiss modeler Arnold Degen in 1943 as a promotional model for the European branch of Exxon. It was a good glider and a very popular model in Italy too."
Plan includes detailed instructions, in French.
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by Arnold Degen
all formers complete :)
Found online 02/09/2012 at:
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User commentsAttached a photo of my father, Franco Balsi, at the age of 14 in summer 1943, some days before the Italy surrender in II WW [see more pics 003]. The Aircraft is the "Esso Glider" - the name is the Italianized version of Exxon oil company. The model was sponsored by the company for a monotype contest that was never held due to the war facts.
Pit - 16/10/2015
The Esso-glider is still in the making [004,005]. I will keep you posted with a picture by the time the model is finished. Kind regards,
MichaelB - 06/04/2020
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