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Old 03-18-2021, 08:14 PM
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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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Old 03-18-2021, 08:39 PM
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Good to see the original twin rudder design.
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I recall an article GHarry did about switching things around to come up with a Cat Flat glider.
Dang if I can remember where I saw it.
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I recall an article GHarry did about switching things around to come up with a Cat Flat glider.
Dang if I can remember where I saw it.



That plan was in a Sport Rocketry, or American Rocketeer, or whatever the magazine was called back in 1986/87; I don't remember it being G. Harry that wrote the article/plan though. I built one and it flew really well - not a competition glider by any stretch, but fun to watch.
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Old 06-16-2021, 01:37 PM
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Behold . . . The "CAT FLAT" !

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