Farman 400 - Scale RC or FF model of the 1930s French light plane, for .020 power. Wingspan 38 1/4, 228 sq. in area, AUW 10.2oz.
Quote: - "The subject of this article, the 400, is a very clean and functional three place cabin monoplane powered with a 120 horsepower Renault engine ...compare this drawing to many of the old time free-flight models such as the Miss America and the Flea, by Scientific. You will find the moments and areas very similar. Is there any reason why this model shouldn't be the best flyer of the season? For either .020 versions (Ace pulse or Cannon two channel super-mini R/C) the weight will run to about 10+ oz. For the free-flight version it should be around 7oz. The model should also make an excellent jumbo rubber scale subject with very slight modifications. It is quite easy to build and there are no tricks or special talents required. Just follow the plans and you should have no trouble or problems at all... "
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