Chico

 

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Chico  
from Graupner
1977 
40in span
Tags: IC R/C
all formers complete :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 28/07/2013
Outerzone planID: oz4661 | Filesize: 888KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: PatrickUrbain

   

About this Plan

Graupner Chico - Radio control sport model. Graupner Kit # 4645.

Quote:- "Hello Steve here is a plan that is not listed on the Outerzone - Graupner Chico. Best regards,"

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Supplementary files

Exploded parts view, 2 pages. Thanks to scratchbuilder.

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User comments

I just finished building one of these for the grandson of John Kiker. John was one of the great pioneers of NASA. It was his insistence that the shuttle could be safely carried back to Florida on the back of a Boeing 747 that earned him stardom - he built a working r/c model of both airframes to demonstrate. He was also responsible for the designs of the recovery chute systems for the Gemini, Mercury and Apollo systems as well as the shuttle's drogue chutes. He passed away in 2005. The Chico that I built was purchased as a gift for John by his Grandson in the early 80s, but was never built. It will hang over John's great grandson's bed.
DavidMarusa - 29/07/2013
Hello Steve and Mary, attached two pictures of my restored Chico [more pics 006, 007]. Airframe found for 10 pounds on a second-hand site. Electro setup with a NTM 3536 1800 kv engine. 4 s 2500 mAh lipo, 6,5x6,5 graupner speedprop, 60A esc and hs81 servo's.
DriesNeyrinck - 12/12/2016
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