DAW 1-26 HLG Pictures

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My Finished Glider -- top view

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Bottom view

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Another top view

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Detail of reinforcement
(see DAW 1-26 HLG Page)

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Wing-tip shape, aileron holes

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Detail of my placement of servos, battery pack, and rx -- balanced with no additional weight -- click to enlarge

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Left side of fuse, shows how I routed my rx antenna to avoid having it hang out the back -- no range problems**

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Right side of fuse

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My bolt-on (removable) horizontal stab

 

** No range problems using my gear.  I am using a Hitec 555 rx, Hitec Flash 5X tx.  I have flown it so high in a thermal it was barely more than a speck in the sky with no problems.  Folding antenna back on itself is bad, as is coiling it (or so I've been told), but this meandering approach has worked well for me.  I marked the path with a pen, then melted a shallow groove with a soldering iron.

 

 

Here are some links to other 1-26 HLG pictures: 

http://www.davesaircraftworks.com/  Manufacturer's site -- info on plane, pictures, Foamie Construction Tips, links, etc.

http://members.home.net/cliff/daw126.htm  Cliff Schwinger's pictures

Eric Shanon's page  Story of Eric's experience with this glider in Kentucky and Guatemala, including pictures.

Skyfishers  A fun club that flies this glider and others.  Includes some excellent pictures of several different 1-26 HLGs.
 



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