Slingsby T-53B


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Slingsby T-53B  
by Bob Andris
from RCMplans (ref:497)
March 1973 
111in span
Tags: Scale Glider R/C
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 19/06/2015 at:
Outerzone planID: oz6731 | Filesize: 596KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: RFJ, bullseye000


About this Plan

Slingsby T-53B - Scale model sailplane. By Bob Andris, plan #497, March 1973 RCM. Scale is 1/6.

Quote: - "The model of the Slingsby T-53B is the result of an extensive search for a full size sailplane that, in model form, would meet the criteria: 1. In one sixth scale, have a wingspan of 9 to 10 feet with generous wing area. 2. Must have good performance potential with little or no changes in the wing/stab surfaces. 3. Must not be overly complicated with compound curves and fairly simple to build. 4. Must have charisma."

Update 06/03/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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