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Gillespie's Sure Flier ( 21 in. / 53.3 cm )

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Gillespie's Sure Flier

Gillespie's Sure Flier

Gillespie's Sure Flier is a 20" wingspan rubber powered free-flight biplane model airplane. Built with balsa sticks for the fuselage, wings and the empennage. Powered by rubber bands and comparatively small, this could be a fun project for a group of young people supervised by knowledgeable adult stretch model airplane builder. There is very little wire bending involved in this little airplane which is usually a problem for the novice builder. This model should probably be covered with tissue or light silk span as the heat shrink coverings would probably break the fragile frames.

There is also a free flight rubber powered model named the "Sure Flyer" which could be confusing if the builder does some research online.

By: kenb

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ID: 94681
File Size: 371.9 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Wingspan: 21 in. / 53.3 cm
Weight:3.5 Ounces
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 09/01/2016 03:32
Updated: 23/01/16 02:51:12pm
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Hello, I'm Ken Barclay

Flew first powered model airplane: 1/2A CL - 1953
Competed in AMA sanctioned events: C/L Combat, C/L Scale 1955-1961
USAF - 1962 - 1968 RC-130, RB-50, C-47, C-54, CH-56, RC-135
1st R/C: Falcon 56 with HeathKit radio
Resumed R/C: 2008 - Prefer stand-off scale (semi-scale) model airplanes

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Plan ID:94681
Keywords:Gillespie Sure Flier rubber powered 20 inch wingspan balsa biplane
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 21 in. / 53.3 cm
Wingspan Class:50cm-To-75cm (20in-To-30in)
Wing Position:Multiple-Wings
Wing Style:Biplane
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:3.5 Ounces
Weight Class:100g-To-200g (3.5oz-To-7.0oz)
Construction Skills:Beginner
Pilot Skills:Beginner
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