Beginners Towline Glider


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Beginners Towline Glider  
by Paul Del Gatto
from Model Airplane News
August 1948 
44in span
Tags: Glider F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 13/12/2016 at:
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About this Plan

Beginners Towliner - Free flight towline glider model. All-sheet towline class C design. Wing area 116 sq in.

Quote: - "A clean design capable of excellent performance, we recommend this model to beginners ...stable on the line ...desired characteristics are due to the nature of the design, which incorporates a high aspect wing with low drag"

Note this is not a fullsize plan, this is a scan of the drawing as printed in the magazine. Formers are shown at 100%, the wing and tail layout is shown at 25%, the fuselage at 50%.

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