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Frequently, Nelson Hobby appears in the news. This page will be used to
let you know where you can read more about our company.
Also, Nelson Hobby's owner, John Desilet, often writes for well-known
publications such as magazines and trade papers. We will reprint portions
of these articles for your enjoyment.
Jerry Nelson's new airframe brochure is available!
Hummingbird, a self-launching sailplane, is a USA made premium short kit
offering from Jerry Nelson R/C, Keller, Texas. A 30% scale R/C
sailplane of the Nelson Hummingbird built by Ted Nelson Co. The
Hummingbird was the first high performance self-launching sailplane.
Six were produced and sold.
Read more about the history of the full-scale Nelson Hummingbird designed
and built in the 1950's, as well as its predecessors: the Dragonfly and the
Bumblebee, two self-launching sailplanes produced by Ted Nelson.
Click here for the information brochure.
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