Gas Bag

 

Gas Bag - plan thumbnail image

Gas Bag - completed model photo more pics (2)

Gas Bag  
by Steve Kasprzak
from Flying Aces
February 1942 
45in span
Tags: IC F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)


This plan was found online 20/08/2016 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=35540659&postcount=15219
Outerzone planID: oz7994 | Filesize: 1511KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: tri-pacer, TonyC

   

About this Plan

Gas Bag - Free flight power model.

Quote: - "The outstanding feature of the 'Gas Bag' is that once it is on the loose it has a tendancy, more so than not, to emulate a free roving gas bag. And that means time on your hands. Simple construction eliminates the use of too many uprights and cross braces while at the same time has been proved for maximum strength..."

Here's the Gas Bag that Tony (fizzlestik) started the build thread on. As always, interesting scaling on this plan: If you build from it, apply the old adage "Measure twice, cut once"! Chuck

Update 29/08/2016: Added scan of original drawings (unscaled) thanks to TonyC.

Supplementary files

Article pages, text and pics. Also, scan of 2 drawing pages as printed.

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User comments

Hello Steve and Mary, Am sending the Gas bag scan done before being reduced to post on RC groups. I was once told that some of these old plans were, draw it to full size using the dimensions given, and that must be right as the article has no mention of obtaining a full size plan. All the best to you and family,
TonyC - 29/08/2016
Hello Mary and Steve, a couple of pictures of the Gas Bag [more pics 003, 004]. Only one flight so far but it appears to be a well mannered and easy to fly model. Thanks for your site.
TonyC - 10/04/2017
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