Steve Hosgood wrote:
Disclaimer: This is a toy. It's fun, and probably isn't too far wrong from modelling the real Colditz Glider. However, I've never even *seen* the Colditz Glider replica (in the Imperial War Museum now, apparently) far less flown it. So I don't know.
It is - assuming it's not been moved it's right up on the top floor. There a few rather dark photos at the end of this collection:
If the original was anything like the rebuild then it really was a remarkable achievement. (Obviously with the rebuild they tried to stick to similar materials, but did have the advantage the
Please try it and if you have any suggestions, I'll be happy to take them on board. I'm expecting complaints about the stall characteristics which are probably too savage, but then, hang-gliders stall hard, so why not this machine?
There's no 3D model, sorry. Suggestions for how to do one, or (better) offers of help gratefully received!
How much information do you have? Unfortunately I'm the other end of the country, so can't easily drop in to the war museum again, but I suspect they'll be the best source of info.
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