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Old 06-13-2004, 06:51 PM
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Want to build a cheap and practical tug to pull 4 meter (12 foot) gliders. Have a Zenoh 38cc engine but can chage. Don't want anything elaborate. Can anyone suggest a solution.
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Old 06-14-2004, 01:23 PM
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A friend of mine built a fairly basic stick plane called "Robin Hood". 80" wing on a fairly angular fuse. FB foil and a large ply firewall.

Do some looking, you might find the plans some place.
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Old 06-16-2004, 12:57 PM
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Senior Telemaster, or Giant Telemaster.
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Many years ago I had great success in using a Senior Telemaster as a tow plane...for gliders, banners, etc. Most of the sailplanes were in the 3 meter range (wingspans of 9-10 feer). However, your Zenoah would be way too much engine. Perhaps a Giant Telemaster??
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