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Old 02-06-2014, 08:45 AM
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I was recently given an old kit by a friend called the SOLO MKII, a 20-40 size 51" span 41" length Trainer/Sport model made by the Solution Aeromodeling Company of Albuquerque N.M.. Looks to be a nice model with a fully semetrical wing. Just curious if any one remembers it and when it was made?
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Old 02-06-2014, 01:25 PM
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A picture would help.

But I think it was kitted around 1968-69. Is it a high wing tail dragger, with a double curve in the leading edge of the vertical stabilizer?
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Old 02-06-2014, 10:12 PM
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Silver flyer,
You have a kit that was made by a good friend of mine, Stan Johnson out in Albuquerque NM. He and I still E-mail back and forth several times a month. he produced the kits starting in the mid 70's and sold them for several years. They are a good flying sport model and make a great weekend fun flyer. Does your kit have a cardboard tube for the wing spar? Stan's early generation kits used a tube spar and he found that it would twist as the conditions changed so he did away with that idea.
Man that brings back some memories!
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Thanks for your response, Larry B and High Plains. It's good to know that the designer is still alive and well (I hope). I haven't taken the wood out of the box yet only the plans and instructions. It sure looks to be in excellant condition for it's age, plastic packages still sealed with parts looking good.Seems to be a little bit of a different build from the norm and I look forward to building it later on when it warms up a little here in south Georgia. Have made a picture of box Picture of KIT SOLO MKII

Thanks again, Larry and High Plains
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Oops, that not the airplane I was thinking of. But it looks like a good one.
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