- Jun 25, 2019
OK...new to flying wings..sort of. What would happen to the stability if an engine large enough to self launch is installed?In that case you might want to take a look at this Australian side-by-side, two-seat plank glider derived from Al Backstrom’s EPB-1. Something similar with a motor and lower AR wing might work well.
This glider was built at Bankstown, NSW, by Glidair Sailplanes, the first firm in Sydney to solely build and repair sailpanes. The tail-less flying wing glider was successfully test flown by Reginald Todhunter of Glidair Sailplanes in 1958 and in 1967 became the first tail-less glider to receive...collection.maas.museum