Flanger Mk III (oz6165)

 

Flanger Mk III (oz6165) by Larry Conover from Model Airplane News 1963 - plan thumbnail

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Flanger III. Chuck glider.

Quote: "Here we have a hand launched glider with ten years of experience, that has floated on warm December breezes off the Gulf Coast, ridden winter and summer high into turbulent thermals over Iowa cornfields. Grazed girders near the topof a dirigible hangar (and won trophies doing it). Rode desert thermals in Texas, and ground risers in Willow Grove. It has won many contests all over this big country of ours, and in the hands of many different flyers. Ans perhaps most important, it has been the trining ground for quite a number of good hand launch men.

Did you ever stop to think: What is the difference between a handmade glider and a store-bought slip-together type? They both have a wing, a tail and a fuselage.

But now a second question. Take all the advantages of a handmade glider, and then explain, why are there some HL birds that outclimb, outglide, out-maneouver and out-last the great undoped millions of average gliders?

You know, its the little things. The time you take to get the exact airfoil section..."

Quote: "Flanger by Larry Conover, a man who knows his stuff. A moderately simple HLG with a DT..."

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Flanger Mk III (oz6165) by Larry Conover from Model Airplane News 1963 - model pic

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  • (oz6165)
    Flanger Mk III
    by Larry Conover
    from Model Airplane News
    December 1963 
    19in span
    Glider F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 28/11/2014
    Filesize: 127KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: dfritzke

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