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Giant Gloster Gladiator – An unusual & impressive military biplane

The Gloster Gladiator is one of those scale projects that’s not often seen at the flying field. It is a great performer.
One of Model Airplane News’ longtime contributors and giant-scale expert Sal Calvagna of Holbrook, Long Island, New York is a prolific builder and flier. Recently Sal test flew his latest project, a plans-built Gloster Gladiator. After Sal successfully test flew and attended several regional scale events with his Gladiator, we caught up with him to learn more about his impressive military biplane. Here’s what we learned. Model Airplane News: Hey Sal, you’ve had a busy...

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Giant Gloster Gladiator – An unusual & impressive military biplane

Article in February 2022 Issue

ON THE COVER: The rolling circle maneuver is very exciting. Here a giant-scale Extra 300 is caught midway through its smoky maneuver.


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