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Foxy BG
By: Kevin Johnson
Winner, March 2003 Design of the Month Contest!

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Congratulations to Kevin Johnson as our first DOM contest winner!  Kevin receives a beautiful award, suitable for framing, endorsed with his name and the name of his entry.  In addition to this, Kevin wins a $20 FlisKits BucksTM gift certificate for his efforts!  Kevin's "Foxy BG" entry has also been automatically entered into our "Design of the Year" contest (see details under Rules).

Kevin's entry is a very clever, Boost Glider using an inverted V-tail design.  Kevin provided this parts list:

Part Description
3/32" Balsawood Fin Stock
1/16" Balsawood Fin Stock
3/32" Balsawood or Spruce Fin Stock
BT-5 Body Tube, 8 inches long
LL-1-1 Launch Lug, 1/8", 1" long
NCB-5-0125-P Balsa Nose Cone
SE-S Screw Eye, Small
SLK-35-16 Kevlar Shock Cord, 16"

Kevin commented that the photo (above) is of the prototype and that he has had several good flights of over 30 seconds.   The links below will provide you with instructions and patterns for this design (all in GIF format)  These links will open a new window.


 

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