Falcon 56 - Radio control sports model. Span 56in, area 558 sqin, weight 3.5lb. OS .15 engine shown.
Update 09/07/2014: Replaced this plan with a clearer version, thanks to pd1.
Quote: - "Hi Steve, The Goldberg Falcon 56 plan is one of the first ones I did. Didn't get the fuselage top view accurate. Dave Plumpe added the top fuselage view and the plan has been everywhere. I redid the plan and replaced the drawings and text between the views."
Update 07/05/2017: Added an alternate version of this plan, thanks to MarcBird. This is a slightly later revision of the plan (c 1975) and shows a wider nose.
Quote: - "Steve, Here are the plans for Carl Goldberg's Falcon 56. I looked up your current plans for that airplane, and noticed the firewall width is different than the plans I'm sending you. I imagine this means there may be other modifications between this plan and the one you already have ...I called Carl Goldberg Models sometime in the early Eighties, asking for a copy of the Falcon 56 kit plans. This was about the time CGM released the 56 Mark II version, with the swept-back vertical stabilizer and a different firewall area for accepting a .40 engine. These plans just predate that version, still with the straight tail, but has a wider nose and firewall to accept a larger engine than the .19 originally recommended on the earlier kits. It seems the Falcon 56 kit plans you offer currently are an earlier version. Straight tail but narrower nose. There are some other minor differences as well, so I thought I'd send this version to you so modelers would have a choice for a particular kit version. This can be confusing, sometimes, as Carl made small changes as needed in response to customer reports after they built and flew his designs. He would also update his kit plans to show newer radio systems as they appeared through the years. Unfortunately, he never dated his revisions, that I know of. Thank you for doing this plan library. I'll bet it involves a lot of work but is very worth it. Marc"
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Alternate later plan version, from 1975.
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