The Mauboussin Hemiptere is one of those models that has a history of being one of the “popular” Dimers. As a tandem wing, it has a large amount of wing area for a dimer – maybe that’s why it is popular. This is a re-work of Al Backstrom’s neo-Dimer plan.
You can read Oliver Sand’s write-up on the prototype build HERE.
You can find some documentation photos and drawings HERE.
This one should be a winner!
ALL VOLARE KITS ARE MADE IN SMALL BATCHES. IF STOCK-ON-HAND IS ZERO, A NEW BATCH WILL BE PRODUCED SOON. SIMPLY ORDER ANYWAY AND WE WILL MAKE THEM.
|Target Weight:||15 grams|
|Prop:||6″ or 7″|
|Rubber:||Loop of 1/8″ or 3/16″|
|Nose Bearing:||1/32″ or 0.047″ Peck or Gizmo Geezer|
|Shaft:||1/32″ or 0.047″|
|Peg:||3/32″ Alum Tube|
|# of laser cut Sheets? 2
Kit? Short Kit
Contest Winner? Yes!