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Photo by Sven Pontan
A peanut by Lennart Lilienberg. It has a very realistic flight pattern, and won
the F4D class in the Skycam-Cup 1997.
The original Waterman Gosling was only built in one example, but in model form
it is often seen, as it has ideal proportions for free-flight. The
original was a racer built for the Curtiss Cup competition at the
Los Angeles International Air Tournament 1921. This was a race for aeroplanes
using the 90 hp Curtiss OX-5 engine. In the race, the Gosling came 2:nd,
with an average speed of 136 mph.
Scale documentation can be found in; Historical Aviation Album (3-view, photos, history)