High Speed Delta


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High Speed Delta  
by JE Hart
from Aeromodeller
February 1954 
16in span
Tags: Glider F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)

Submitted to Outerzone: 25/04/2016
Outerzone planID: oz7672 | Filesize: 141KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: FredT


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High Speed Delta - High Speed Gliders - Plan and article showing design of simple catapult glider models.

Quote: - "The large speed range of a catapulted glider requires some trim device between launch and glide speeds, in order to avoid the normal loop or trajectory flight path. One satisfactory answer to this problem has been found in the Blow Back elevator control. This is adjusted to blow back to a down stop at launch and moves under a spring load, as the speed falls off, to a stop so arramged for trimming in the glide. Therefore, straight flight paths from realease to near maximum height can be obtained... "

Quote:- "G'day Steve....Please find attached article on catapult delta glider which may be the one that David wrote about in his request to you. Hope this may be what David is looking for. Thank you for the superb job your doing in preserving all the aeromodelling plans through Outerzone. I am 75 now and love seeing the plans of models I built 50-60 years ago and I am rebuilding some again; great memories; many thanks. Kindest regards, Fred T."

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