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Model Dynamics - Gryphon?

Old 11-24-2004, 01:28 AM
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A buddy of mine acquired a sailplane kit named the "Gryphon" made by Model Dynamics that was based out of Orange, California... but the plans seem to be missing We've searched the net and keep coming up empty handed, the box the wood is in looks a little old (OK a LOT old) but everything else looks good. If you have any information on this kit, or even a set of plans laying around, please post something. Thanks.

By the way... it's a flying wing type design with a short fuse and a tall vert tail. Sort of like [link=http://www.dream-flight.com/weaselpro.html]the Weasel[/link] but with a little longer fuse section, the wing cord is not as long, a taller vert tail... and it's made from balsa not EPP. Ever heard of it[sm=confused.gif]
Old 11-24-2004, 12:14 PM
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Default RE: Model Dynamics - Gryphon?

Here is a picture of Dale Yaney with his in 1969/70. Dale may still have the plans. He was living in Hemet, California.
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Old 11-24-2004, 12:24 PM
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Here is Dale in 1994:



I found an email link to Dale and have sent a message.
Old 11-13-2009, 05:26 PM
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Check this out, its been fully upated:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1053051
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ORIGINAL: -Stevo-

A buddy of mine acquired a sailplane kit named the ''Gryphon'' made by Model Dynamics that was based out of Orange, California... but the plans seem to be missing We've searched the net and keep coming up empty handed, the box the wood is in looks a little old (OK a LOT old) but everything else looks good. If you have any information on this kit, or even a set of plans laying around, please post something. Thanks.

By the way... it's a flying wing type design with a short fuse and a tall vert tail. Sort of like [link=http://www.dream-flight.com/weaselpro.html]the Weasel[/link] but with a little longer fuse section, the wing cord is not as long, a taller vert tail... and it's made from balsa not EPP. Ever heard of it[sm=confused.gif]
Stevo,

I have a NIB Gryphon kit in my garage. Unfortunately, I am working in Alaska and my garage is in Redding, CA (Just north of you). I will be headed down that way next week for Christmas. PM me your address and I will send the plans to you. You just have to promise to send them back after you make a copy. Is that a deal? Let me know.

Don
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Stevo,

I have a NIB Gryphon kit in my garage. Unfortunately, I am working in Alaska and my garage is in Redding, CA (Just north of you). I will be headed down that way next week for Christmas. PM me your address and I will send the plans to you. You just have to promise to send them back after you make a copy. Is that a deal? Let me know.

Don
Don,

I would love to have a copy of your Gryphon plans if they are still around. I flew a coyote for years with a friend that had a gryphon. Well, i saw your old post and thought Id give it a shot.

Stay safe
Ron
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No, sorry, the plans and kit are long gone.

Don
QUOTE=Rshilts;12609137]Don,

I would love to have a copy of your Gryphon plans if they are still around. I flew a coyote for years with a friend that had a gryphon. Well, i saw your old post and thought Id give it a shot.

Stay safe
Ron[/QUOTE]

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