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Gloster Gladiator ( 18 in. / 45.7 cm )


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Gloster Gladiator

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The Gloster Gladiator is a biplane fighter used by the Royal Air Force and the Fleet Air Arm, and was exported to a number of other air forces during the late 1930s. It was the RAF's last biplane fighter aircraft and was rendered obsolete by newer monoplane designs even as it was being introduced. Though often pitted against more formidable foes during the early days of the Second World War, it acquitted itself reasonably well in combat. The 18" scale free flight model presented here is designed to be powered by a Telco CO2 power plant and extremely lightweight building techniques are essential to achieve good flight performance.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloster_Gladiator
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ID: 81481
File Size: 3.0 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Fighter
Motor: CO2-Powered
Wingspan: 18 in. / 45.7 cm
Publisher: Aeromodeller Plans Service
Pub. Ref: FSP 1452
Designer: Stan Cole
Date: 02/1983
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Added: 26/03/2015 23:36
Updated: 29/02/16 12:12:56am
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Fascinated with model aviation since a youngster, my modeling experience includes control-line, indoor modeling, competition free flight, r/c competition thermal sailplanes, r/c electric powered models, and more recently, Giant Scale r/c models. After gaining an MIT Aeronautical/Astronautical degree, I served 29 years in the USAF in the space and missile fields, serving as Program Manager for two major space programs. Presently retired and residing in Southern California, enjoying its year-around excellent

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Plan ID:81481
Keywords:Gloster Gladiator scale free flight Telco CO2 biplane fighter
Class:Free-Flight
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 18 in. / 45.7 cm
Wingspan Class:Less-Than-50cm (20in)
Wing Position:Multiple-Wings
Wing Style:Biplane
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:CO2-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Aeromodeller Plans Service
Date:02/1983
Reference:FSP 1452
Designer:Stan Cole
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