Now in its thirty-third year of publication
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August 2016 Issue
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|Walter Jaburek of Vienna Austria has scanned the complete Understanding Thermal Soaring Sailplanes
series written by Martin Simons and created a single PDF which includes
all of the articles. This series of articles appeared in RCSD
starting in January 1990 and ending in the November 1991 issue. There
are direct references to F3J, which had just been made an official
event, but the topics covered are easily related to all forms of RC
soaring. Topics include the sailpane polar, weight and ballast,
turning, drag, scale effects, performance calculation, moment arms and
tail volumes, and horizontal stabilizer considerations, along with
numerous others. Well worth the 5.6MB download.|
|RCSoaring Digest / B2Streamlines is pleased to be able to make available the DIAMANT Archive containing materials belonging to Art T. Babiarz, Jr., owner and caretaker of Flug- und- Fahrzeugwerke AG DIAMANT 16.5, serial number 012, N1193, XX. This vast amount of material is more than likely the largest collection of DIAMANT information in existence.|
|PDF versions of SlopeSoaring News, published February 1988 through February/February 1990 by Charlie Morey. All twenty issues are now available for downloading.|
|INDEX thru 2005||A complete index for all issues of RCSD through 2005. The search engine is now configured so the results have links to the respective PDF files.|
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