Sharkface

 

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Sharkface  
by Eric Clutton
from Aeromodeller
July 1965 
22in span
Tags: IC R/C
all formers complete :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 19/05/2013
Outerzone planID: 4416 | Filesize: 196KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: vintage1

   

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Sharkface - 22in wingspan radio control model for up to 1.5cc engines and rudder only control.

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Here is an action shot of Eric Clutton's Sharkface that I built from one of your plan downloads [see more pics 003].
RonBuckwell - 20/01/2016
Eric Clutton's famous Sharkface is a classic. Designed as a single channel model for an 049 glow motor, with modern equipment it makes an excellent rudder/elevator/throttle electric powered model, my version was built over a period of 30 days (very quick for me) which shows how simple it is, it also uses mostly balsa from the scrap box. Power is a BRC 140 watt out runner propped to give just under 90 watts running from a 2S 850 lipo. As it only weighs 300 grams (10.5 ounces) this equates to 120 watts per pound and at this level it is very lively indeed and extremely aerobatic whilst the motor, ESC and 30C lipo are operating well within their comfort zones. A great little model [more pics 004-006].
Sundancer - 26/09/2016
Here's a picture of my Sharkface done in the old Skyleader colours [more pics 007, 008].
RonBuckwell - 10/11/2016
Hello Steve & Mary! I recently build one Model from your plans collection, the "Sharkface" by Eric Clutton. Here are some pics [more pics 009-011]. It flies very well and fast (around 110km/h) on a Dymond 2714 Outrunner using 3s 1000mA Lipos and APC 6x5 Prop. Current draw is 12 A on the ground. Mine got very tail heavy, so lengthening the fuselage by half an inch would be a good idea.
SebastianK - 16/12/2016
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