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  • The 2021 1-26 Association Championships
  • The 2021 1-26 Association Championships
  • The 2021 1-26 Association Championships

The 2021 1-26 Association Championships

Sunflower Aerodrome Gliderport (SN76) June 22 – July 1 Links Related to this Article Download Championship Rules Registration Available on the SSA Website     1-26 Championships 2021 Sunflower Aerodro...

  • The sport canopy installed on “Snowflake” (SN 378).
  • The sport canopy installed on “Snowflake” (SN 378).

The sport canopy installed on “Snowflake” (SN 378).

Here’s a couple of shots of the sport canopy installed on “Snowflake” (SN 378). My guess is that the additional drag created by the open canopy (and my rugged features) diminishes the performance of m...

  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.
  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.
  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.
  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.
  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.
  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.
  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.
  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.
  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.
  • Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.

Here’s some shots comparing a sport canopy to a normal canopy.

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  • Whittle Your Own Custom 1-26 Cushion by Charles & Jo Shaw
  • Whittle Your Own Custom 1-26 Cushion by Charles & Jo Shaw
  • Whittle Your Own Custom 1-26 Cushion by Charles & Jo Shaw
  • Whittle Your Own Custom 1-26 Cushion by Charles & Jo Shaw

Whittle Your Own Custom 1-26 Cushion by Charles & Jo Shaw

A member of the 1-26 Association asked for plans or instructions for the seat cushion Jo and I are using to make our #196 comfortable to fly for long periods. There aren’t any plans, and the posting w...

  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly
  • Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly

Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly

There are obviously things in this life that are not meant to be done alone, while others, such as flying a 1-26, were meant to be done strictly solo. Ordinarily three or more people assemble a 1-26; ...

  • Dolly for disassembled winter storage of the fuselage From: Lee Jarrard
  • Dolly for disassembled winter storage of the fuselage From: Lee Jarrard
  • Dolly for disassembled winter storage of the fuselage From: Lee Jarrard
  • Dolly for disassembled winter storage of the fuselage From: Lee Jarrard
  • Dolly for disassembled winter storage of the fuselage From: Lee Jarrard

Dolly for disassembled winter storage of the fuselage From: Lee Jarrard

I own a 1-34 and have built a dolly for disassembled winter storage of the fuselage. It could be resized and work equally well for a 1-26. It is based on the principle of the over-center motorcycle st...

  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw
  • A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw

A 1-26 Towbar From: Charles and Jo Shaw

General:Overall length is 54-1/2 inches. Adapt this length to the towing vehicle. The towbar in the photos was originally built for a hitch receiver that was for 1-1/4” drawbar, so material has been a...

  • Dollies From: Steve Vihlen
  • Dollies From: Steve Vihlen
  • Dollies From: Steve Vihlen
  • Dollies From: Steve Vihlen
  • Dollies From: Steve Vihlen
  • Dollies From: Steve Vihlen
  • Dollies From: Steve Vihlen
  • Dollies From: Steve Vihlen

Dollies From: Steve Vihlen

hese dollies have worked very well for our group. We have four 1-26s that share Jimbob Slocum’s hangar out at his home/field, Hawks’ Nest. There’s always a lot going on out there with airplanes passin...

  • Wing Dolly From: Tom McMullen
  • Wing Dolly From: Tom McMullen
  • Wing Dolly From: Tom McMullen

Wing Dolly From: Tom McMullen

I thought that you might be interested in looking at a few pictures of a wing stand that I made for my 1-26E 559. It works well, although I must admit that it takes a little bit of lining up to get th...