Desperation A/1


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Desperation A/1  
by Bruce Matthews, Doc Matthews
from Flying Models
June 1976 
48in span
Tags: Glider F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)

Submitted to Outerzone: 06/07/2017
Outerzone planID: oz8942 | Filesize: 533KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Circlip, RFJ


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Desperation A/1 - Free flight competition glider model.

Quote: - "Jon Davis' 'Maxine' airfoil was chosen for its ability to handle wind. The Maxine wing shape was retained but was reduced to A/1 parameters and covered with MonoKote to get away from the perforation problems of tissue. The resultant plane, born of desperation, is heavier than an ultra-sophisticated A/1 but will tow with improved stability, and can take the rough and tumble of contest flying..."

Desperation, Flying Models, June 1976.

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