Cierzo oz9656

 

Cierzo - plan thumbnail image

Cierzo - completed model photo

Submitted to Outerzone: 02/01/2018
Outerzone planID: oz9656 | Filesize: 792KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Pajariperro

   

About this Plan

Cierzo - Simple all-sheet towline glider. Wingspan 140cm.

Quote: "Today I send you another model of Modelhob. For my brother and for me it was the beginning of a series of gliders that culminated in a champion design. It is the 'Cierzo' (wind that blows in Spain through the Ebro river valley). This model with Jedelski profile taught us a lot about construction techniques and flight. We lost several of them and once it left in a thermal after throwing by hand.
There were versions of the initial that is the plane, and after 1980 it was manufactured with a smaller size."

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oz9656 datafile

Cierzo  
from Modelhob
55in span
Tags: Glider F/F
formers unchecked

 

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User comments

Please find attached the 1973, 1976 and 1979 Modelhob catalogues entries for the glider Cierzo [more pics 003-005]. First appeared in 1973, it's listed as an easy to build high efficiency A1 glider with an original wingspan of 1400mm (55in) up to the 1979 catalogue, in which it appears in a reduced size with a 1200mm (47-1/4in) wingspan.
alcalaino - 10/01/2018
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