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Tourmaline - completed model photo

by Trevor Faulkner
from Aeromodeller
December 1972 
86in span
Tags: Glider R/C
all formers complete :)
got article :)

Submitted to Outerzone: 02/08/2017
Outerzone planID: oz9040 | Filesize: 620KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Circlip, RFJ


About this Plan

Tourmaline - Slope or thermal soaring glider, for single channel or 2 function RC.

Quote: "The descendant of a series of proven free-flight designs ans has proved sufficiently docile to be used a s atrainer if the flier has a basic knowledge of practical trimming, and can build souldly... it will soar in very light winds, even if built sturdily... can be trimmed over a wide range of CG positions to give higher flying speeds when experience is gained, and although quite a large model, it will take a lot of punishment.."

Tourmaline, Aeromodeller, December 1972.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

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Article pages, thanks to RFJ.


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