Little Arcy

 

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Little Arcy  
by Bob Miller
from Flying Models
August 1952 
54in span
Tags: IC R/C
all formers complete :)
got article :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 24/09/2012
Outerzone planID: oz3385 | Filesize: 1533KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: hogal

   

About this Plan

Little Arcy - Radio control sports model.

Quote: - "Little Arcy is a smooth flying job with no mean streaks to confuse the tyro R/C modeler at a time when he can ill afford to be rattled. Powered with an Arden .099 on glow plug, plus a Tornado Plasticote 9in diameter by 4in pitch prop, this ship has a smart climb with snappy turns. And, after about one minute of engine run, it will have enough altitude to practice three or four 360 deg turns on the way down.
The construction is conventional, so rather than a stick by stick account of it all, we will offer a few important pointers which are the essence of a good R/C model. Select your wood carefully, bearing in mind the job it has to do. Pre-cement all joints and let them dry. Reapply cement and join the pieces and you will have a break-proof joint. Silk, paper or nylon covering is left to the choice of the builder..."

Quote: "strange looking plane that is just asking to be built. Plate 1 was a simple 4 times enlargement. The original plate 2 had flying surfaces at 1/4 scale and sections at 1/2 scale so I have separated them and put them onto sheets at full size." This plan was printed in Flying Models Decade of Designs (1), published 1960.

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Update 25/01/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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