Electro-Mite

 

Electro-Mite - plan thumbnail image

Electro-Mite - completed model photo

Electro-Mite  
by Paul Del Gatto
from American Aircraft Modeler
December 1960 
38in span
Tags: F/F
all formers complete :)


This plan was found online 06/10/2015 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=32854743&postcount=31
Outerzone planID: oz7104 | Filesize: 1821KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: tri-pacer, RFJ

   

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Electro-Mite - Free flight electric sport model. From December 1960 AAM, showing that electric power is nothing new.

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Hi Steve, I'm a long time fan of Outerzone. Great site! I have a question about the most recent plan posted - the "Electro-Mite" by Paul Del Gatto. It is shown as a pylon electric FF, described in American Aircraft Modeller, December 1960. Interestingly, the Pacific Aeromodellers Club of British Columbia web site has an article from the December 1960 issue of Mechanix Illustrated http://pac.memberlodge.org/page-1633576, also showing an Electro-Mite by Paul de Gatto. Only here it is an electric control-line model, with the flight battery incorporated in the control handle. So what's going on here? Regards,
Gerry - 08/10/2015
Thanks Gerry, thats interesting. I guess the name was used twice - I suppose often the editor rather than the deisgner slapped a name onto a design, and the naming was maybe sometimes haphazard?
SteveWMD - 08/10/2015
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