Kirby Motor Tutor

 

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Kirby Motor Tutor  
by Eric Fearnley
from Model Aircraft
May 1955 
63in span
Tags: Scale IC Glider R/C Parasol Civil
all formers complete :)
got article :)


This plan was found online 27/05/2012 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21712869&postcount=434
Outerzone planID: 2969 | Filesize: 582KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: aeromeddeler

   

About this Plan

Kirby Motor Tutor - aka Slingsby T29 Motor Tutor - 63in span scale model of the powered glider, for single channel radio control. Allbon Spitfire diesel power. From Model Aircraft, May 1955. Plan file contains article.

Quote: - "The finished model has been examined by the [full-size] pilot-owner, and he says that it is true in every way as far as he can see, except for the dihedral which is increased. After careful trimming it is possible to redce this to almost scale proportions... "

Update 17/11/2012: Replaced this plan with a clearer version, thanks to mikewight.

Update 13/12/2016: added follow-up article, which describes fitting radio, thanks to sundancer.

Supplementary files

Plan file contains article.

Follow-up article.

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