Turquoise oz9647


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Submitted to Outerzone: 02/01/2018
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About this Plan

Turquoise - Lightweight sailplane for either slope or thermal, uses Jedelsky wing construction.

Quote: "THIS model was built to test the effectiveness of the very efficient Jedelsky free-flight sections on a more highly loaded R/C model. After three years, its simplicity and easy handling have made it a favourite for the calm evening, marginal lift condition on the slope, and for light wind thermal flying. In the Peak Park, it's far easier to fly from the hills than to distinguish tow-lines from bracken; nevertheless, it's not incompatible to take the slope trim to the flat field if one 'knows' the model; in fact, Turquoise' first comp. flight (i.e. one where money and mouth are coincident), was only its third tow launch. So take heart if you happen to live away from the boring flatlands of the Midlands; a good trim is still a feasible ultmate, and can be obtained 'solo'..."

Turquoise, RCM&E, May 1974.

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oz9647 datafile

by Trevor Faulkner
from RCME
May 1974 
96in span
Tags: Glider R/C
all formers complete :)
got article :)


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