Jerry's 27 mile record Distance run as told by Ed Slobod in the January 1975 edition of "Model Builder" magazine, the best Model magazine ever in my view. Ed is the designer of several RC Sailplanes, the Pierce Ducky in this article looks like the Pierce 970. I'll confirm this when possible, the 970 is my favorite Slobod design.
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