Darter III

 

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Darter III  
by T Jolley
from Aeromodeller
November 1952 
20in span
Tags: IC C/L
all formers complete :)


This plan was found online 19/03/2013 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24445586&postcount=11611
Outerzone planID: 4140 | Filesize: 374KB | Format: • PDFbitmap • PDFvector • CADfile | Credit*: hogal

   

About this Plan

Darter III - Control line stunt model.

Quote: - "All this from the November 1952 Aeromodeller. The Darter III is for all those that love a small control liner. This design, by T. Jolley, was presented as a free plan and may therefore have been built by the hundreds. I'm sure that my friends and I would surely have built one if we had got our grubby mitts on a copy. The use of a 0.5 engine (read Mills for that), 30 foot cotton lines, the promise of stunting capabilities and a quick build would have been all the encouragement that a keen schoolboy would have needed."

Supplementary files

Plan redrawn in CAD as PDFvector format, thanks to hogal. Quote: - "As always with my drawings they are but tracings from the original magazines scans so may well contain faults, measure often before trimming wood"

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User comments

Darter was designed and used a Albon `Dart' O.5 cc diesel engine, not a Mills 0.75 cc engine.
anon - 11/01/2017
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