Starting Out

Duncan with his ACKUS Gliders

Test Flight Here is my nephew Duncan, and a pair of gliders that he has just finished. I believe that they are the first flying models that he has made himself.

The gliders are all sheet balsa construction and were built from a Swedish kit made by Run Johannson of ACKUS. There are actually 3 models in the kit, but we only had time to build these two. They were completed with very little assistance, and fly remarkably well. The second picture shows a trimming flight in the front hall.

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Click here to see his Antoinette stick model.

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