Pipsqueak

 

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Pipsqueak  
by Dave Robelen
from RCMplans (ref:162)
April 1966 
25in span
Tags: IC R/C Cabin
all formers complete :)
got article :)


This plan was found online 14/12/2014 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=30187741&postcount=1579
Outerzone planID: oz6211 | Filesize: 462KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: RFJ, brner

   

About this Plan

Pipsqueak - Radio control sport model.

Quote: - "The Pipsqueak model is a general purpose small-field airplane, scaled down from the Midwest Esquire (oz384) and designed for the Cox Tee Dee .01. Special emphasis is made on the airplane's ability with a dual proportional system. The author has developed what he feels is the smallest and lightest Galloping Ghost system that will yeild smooth, positive control..."

Quote: - "If you want a good park size plane from the RCM catalog, check out the Pipsqueak. It was originally for .020. I've built a couple of them, powered by PeeWee 020 engines and 2 channel proportional, and they flew great. Of the tiny planes I've built over the years, this one flew the best..."

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Update 14/09/2016: article pages, text & pics added, thanks to RFJ.

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User comments

I noticed you didn't have any good Pipsqueak photos besides the one from the magazine. Here's one I built in 2007 [see more pics 003].
RobertR - 25/08/2015
Here are some pictures of my Pipsqueak (Mini Esquire) built from your plans, tile printed from your website [more pics 005-012]. It flies very nicely. I built it with a short kit from www.balsaworkbench.com.
EdmundD - 10/04/2017
The Pipsqueak was an enjoyable build and it flies great! I have been adding spacers under the trailing edge of the wing to cut down on the ballooning when the speed increases, it has plenty of down thrust. It's just a matter of adjusting the wing incidence for how I like my planes to fly.
EdmundD - 12/04/2017
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