Aquasprite /Aqua Sprite - Free flight floatplane.
Quote: - "Tippling the scales at five ounces, this high performing ship may quickly be chenged from ROW to ROG operation ...simplicity is the keynote, yet it's tops as a contest job. Note the split dorsal fin and the permanently mounted rudder to the extreme rear. The stab pops up for dethermalling... "
Quote: "Here is another from the Decade of Designs. This is slightly different because the original is so cramped on the page. I did start pulling it to bits using GIMP but decided there was a much better way to go - use TurboCad. So here is Aqua Sprite, a free flight contest model for 049 engines. She is primarily a water boat but the conversion to land plane is just to unplug the floats and replace with a single front U/C. Simplicity itself."
This plan was printed in Flying Models Decade of Designs (1), published 1960.
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Update 31/10/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.
Original 10x8 drawing as published.
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