Flying Aces Sportster

 

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Flying Aces Sportster  
by HY Loschin
from Flying Aces
March 1935 
14in span
Tags: Rubber F/F LowWing
all formers complete :)


This plan was found online 02/12/2016 at: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24582625&postcount=11743
Outerzone planID: 8230 | Filesize: 153KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Lincoln

   

About this Plan

Flying Aces Sportster - Rubber sport model.

This seems to be is the first published drawing of the 'Flying Aces Sportster' design, from FA 1935. For later (and larger) versions of this design, from 1999 and 2008 [see oz1143 and oz5000].

Quote: - "Hi, I think the following image is the original which lead to the illustration on the cover of the FAC News, which lead to the recreation shown here. https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/attachments/6/8/2/8... ...the SAM rubber list, I think the one for 2012-2014, had it as the March 1935 issue of [Flying Models]. In any case, it appeared in the November 1996 Wingovers and Wallbangers, edited by John Koptonak. Lincoln"

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If anyone out there has the original article pages to go with this drawing, that would be great. A photo would be fantastic, too.
SteveWMD - 09/12/2016
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