Jersey Albatross oz8468


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Submitted to Outerzone: 23/01/2017
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About this Plan

Jersey Albatross. Towline glider model.

Quote: "THE Jersey Albatross is the result of three previous attempts at large glider construction and flying. The fuselage is a solid pod-and-boom construction and features a detachable landing skid. The wing is a monospar, gull-wing design having sufficient dihedral and yet retaining scale appearance. Outer wing panels taper. The zigzag wing bracing and aileron construction are false and were built to further the scale appearance of the model. In flight it resembles a ship combining features of the Baby and Super Albatross soaring gliders..."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-5160.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 06/03/2017: Added article, thanks to Pit.

Update 06/03/2017: Added alternate article scan, this is of the original pages, includes drawings as they appeared in the magazine in 1942, thanks to KaoruKiyose.

Supplementary files

Artricle, alternate.


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oz8468 datafile

Jersey Albatross  
by Richard MacNally
from Air Trails
October 1942 
99in span
Tags: Glider F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)



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