FAI Hustler

 

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FAI Hustler  
by Sid Jepson, Willard Anderson
from Flying Models
June 1962 
58in span
Tags: IC F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)


This plan was found online 04/08/2012 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22351016&postcount=199
Outerzone planID: 26 | Filesize: 452KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: 50+AirYears

   

About this Plan

FAI Hustler - 58in wingspan free flight power model. For 15 engines. Appeared in FM Decade of Designs No2, 1966.

Quote: - "The Hustler was originally a pylon model. Its performance was quite satisfactory, but as with most high-powered pylon models, it was quite hard to keep in adjustment. After watching some of the early T-Bird's by Russ Hansen, we decided that this [hi-thrust design] configuration might be the answer. And it was ...just take our word for it that the Hustler is a fast climbing, consistent model that will compete with the best... "

Update 12/01/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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The Hustler was first in the June-July 1962 issue of Flying Models. It was than known as the F.A.I. Hustler. It was designed by Sid Jepson and Willard Anderson.
Don - 11/01/2017
Got it, have updated this listing now, thanks Don.
SteveWMD - 11/01/2017
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