Korda TLG


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Korda TLG  
by Dick Korda
from Bill Winter MAP Book
53in span
Tags: Glider F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)

Submitted to Outerzone: 27/12/2016
Outerzone planID: oz8289 | Filesize: 428KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: DBHL, theshadow


About this Plan

Korda TLG - Nationals Towline Winner - Free flight towline glider model.

Quote: - "Korda's Tow-line glider. Drawn from first MAP plans book, published 1946-1947 by Bill Winter Books. 53in span x 35in length. Drawn by Terry Rose Aug 1999."

Quote: - "This has been another great year for Korda but the amazing thing is that his old stand-by, the cabin job, contributed nothing at all. He has been cleaning up with a sensational DeLong-powered Class-B gassie, and at the Nationals won a first in Class A control-line, and another first in towline glider. The towline, as will be seen from the plans, is an unusually attractive ship ...Korda uses 100 feet of eight-pound test nylon line which stretches ten feet during the tow. Good glider builders say that anything over 100 foot line may lose the ship! Whenthe model is directlu overhead, Korda gives a steady pullon the line, thius accelerating the ship to loop. As it loops off the line, it rolls into level flight..."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-5176.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 31/12/2016: Added article, thanks to JeffMac.

Supplementary files

Article pages.

Previous scan version (scaled from magazine page). Moved here from previous slot at oz574.


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