Sam IV (oz6977)


Sam IV (oz6977) by FA Mayo 1945 - plan thumbnail

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Sam IV. FAI sailplane. Free flight towline glider model. From the SMAE Journal, September 1945.

Quote: "The sailplane which forms the subject matter of our constructional plan for this month achieved prominence by taking the second place in the Thurston Cup contest in 1944 with an aggregate of 978 sec. It has since proved its reliability by consistently good flying and has recorded 1,032 sec and 877 sec in single flights out of sight.

Of robust construction, it is suitable for making entirely in hardwoods, so that the present shortage of balsa will cause no difficulties..."

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  • (oz6977)
    Sam IV
    by FA Mayo
    from SMAE
    September 1945 
    70in span
    Glider F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 26/08/2015
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