Little V - Radio control slope soarer model.
Quote: - "The Little V is an easy to build miniature slope soaring glider. It sports a 36-1/2in wingspan and weighs a scant 15oz with two controlaire S-4 servos and a 225 MA battery pack. How small can a slope soaring glider be? I really don't know, but the Little V was inspired by a model of a similar configuration built by young Steve Woodward of the Cordova Model Masters, and it has a 26in wingspan. Steve's little bird flew with such great success that I just had to try one. These tiny gliders require moderate to strong conditions to keep them airborne, and flight test have proven that a 15 mph plus wind over a good slope will do the job. A 42in wingspan (add two extra wing ribs) would be ideal for more moderate conditions. The model was first flown with a single channel pulse rudder only system ...the construction is very simple and requires little explanation. The wing is skinned top and bottom, Ken Willard anti-warp style, and is quite light and rugged. Use 1/16 medium balsa for the skins..."
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