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Old 03-18-2021, 08:14 PM
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'nother Old Fart BAR....
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
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Here is the second FlatCat glider I built to replace the first one that was lost.
It has flown one time at a SCORE launch in Pueblo Colorado, June 2019.
At ejection the pop-pod hung up on the glider. I thought it was going to be a 'Red Baron' flight, but, to my surprise, the model settled into a stable glide!
When I retrieved the bird, I found that the shock cord/streamer had draped itself over the fuselage right at the glider's CG.
Attached is a pre-flight pic...
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