Deacon

 

Deacon - plan thumbnail image

Deacon - completed model photo

Deacon  
by Paul Del Gatto
from Model Craftsman
March 1947 
34in span
Tags: Rubber F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 26/12/2016
Outerzone planID: 8287 | Filesize: 3009KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: dfritzke

   

About this Plan

Deacon - Rubber contest model.

Quote: - "Stability used in conjunction with high performance and low drag are the three prerequisites of a good contest performer, but are seldom attained. Knowing this combination to be rare, I undertook to design such a model, small in size yet able to compete against models of much greater wing area..."

Note this is not a full size plan, this is a scan of the article and drawings as originally published. Ribs and formers are shown at 100%, of wing and fuse layuout are shown at 50% and 25% of fullsize.

Here is that 'Deacon' rubber FF by Paul Del Gatto. It's from 'The Model Craftsman', March 1947. This issue of the magazine also has the earliest(?) version of the Dick Korda Powerhouse which I will get to you as well. Dave

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Supplementary files

Planfile includes article pages.

Corrections?

Did we get something wrong with this plan? That happens sometimes. Help us make a correction

 

User comments

No comments yet for this plan. Got something to say about this one? Click here to Add a comment

 

Notes

* Credit field

The Credit field in the Outerzone database is designed to recognise and credit the hard work done in scanning and digitally cleaning these vintage and old timer model aircraft plans to get them into a usable format. Currently, it is also used to credit people simply for uploading the plan to a forum on the internet. Which is not quite the same thing. This will change soon. Probably.

Scaling

This model plan (like all plans on Outerzone) is supposedly scaled correctly and supposedly will print out nicely at the right size. But that doesn't always happen. If you are about to start building a model plane using this free plan, you are strongly advised to check the scaling very, very carefully before cutting any balsa wood.

 

Terms of Use

© Outerzone, 2011-2017.

All content is free to download for personal use.

For non-personal use and/or publication: plans, photos, excerpts, links etc may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Outerzone with appropriate and specific direction to the original content i.e. a direct hyperlink back to the Outerzone source page.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site's owner is strictly prohibited. If we discover that content is being stolen, we will consider filing a formal DMCA notice.