Jackdaw

 

Jackdaw - plan thumbnail image

Jackdaw - completed model photo more pics (3)

Jackdaw  
by Eric T Walpole
from Frog (ref:684-KP)
1960 
60in span
Tags: IC R/C Cabin
all formers complete :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 12/05/2013
Outerzone planID: oz4367 | Filesize: 1202KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: AllanWarner

   

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Frog Jackdaw - Radio control trainer. For 2.5 - 3.5 cc diesels, or 19 - 35 glow motors. Frog cat no. 684 KP.

Quote: - "This new design from the Frog stable has already proved to be a powerful contender in Contest circles. The design characteristics are such that the aircraft is very smooth in flight and easy to handle. However the Jackdaw can be made highly aerobatic even in its rudder only form by increasing the movement of the rudder..."

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Photo of completed Jackdaw was found online at : http://www.houseoffrog.co.uk/frog_memories.htm
SteveWMD - 16/05/2013
For build details, see RCLibrary page at http://www.rclibrary.co.uk/title_details.asp?ID=1069 for free download of the complete book 'Radio Control Big Four' from 1964, which contains 14 pages of text and photos detailing building and trimming the Frog Jackdaw, written by Stewart Uwins.
SteveWMD - 24/11/2015
The original prototype Jackdaw shown in the photo [more pics 005] was quite different to the subsequent kitted version in particular in had no cabin and the tailplane was a different shape. The picture is from a piece by Eric Walpole at www.houseoffrog.co.uk entitled "Memories of Working at FROG". In it he explains how the changes to the design were inspired by a desire to give it more "eye appeal" for kitting.
Sundancer - 05/04/2016
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