GP Special (oz7522)


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GP Special. Free flight power cabin model from Swedish designer Sven Truedsson.

Quote: "Here's a nice one I came across, from an old post by Gluehand, that he reposted today. I gave it a quick cleaning and scaled it according to Gluehand's post. Thank you Gluehand for posting such a beautiful model!"

Quote: "Here is the 1939 GP Special, designed by the late Sven E Truedsson. Mr Truedsson was a legendary model flier/kit maker/importer (SEMO) etc, who ran his model business for many years. Briefly, he did a lot for the aeromodelling hobby in Scandinavia, during his lifetime. The old SEMO catalogues are sought after items on auctions today... The engine shown on the plan is a creation of the likewise legendary engine maker Giancarlo Pinotti, who produced various model engines in modest numbers. Pinotti and Truedsson co-operated to some extent in the early years. (hence the name GP Special) Wing span is 1870 mm (just over 73-1/2in)"

Note: first scan was posted on Gluehand's thread here:

Note see also the 'Ignition Tresures' thread on RCGroups for more from Gluehand on the GP special engine -


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