Supersonic Slim (oz5066)
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Supersonic Slim. All-sheet rubber sport model.
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Update 15/12/2020: Added complete article, thanks to Lincoln.
Quote: "This rugged, simple design is a fast stable flier and maneuvers can be repeated time after time. Supersonic Slim, by Bill Winter.
For simple comstruction, durability and sheer flying fun Supersonic Slim is a tough guy to beat. Of all-balsa contruction on a larger scale than usual for this type of ship, it has put in more than a hundred winder-wound flights, with no damage beyond the inevitable nicks from picking fights with tall trees. Designed for straight flight and a good rate of speed, it is good for a cross-coutry dash of at least 1,000 feet and fday pof the week.
The original idea was for a high performance, all-sheet airplane with a realistic flight pattern. For us this meant a medium high flight (about 100 ft altitude) at good speed and in a straight line. However it can be adjusted by rudder for trun in small areas. Stability had be of a high order to get an arrowlike flight..."
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