Chindit

 

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Chindit  
by A Healey
from Aeromodeller
July 1989 
38in span
Tags: IC F/F Parasol
all formers complete :)
got article :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 16/01/2017
Outerzone planID: oz8349 | Filesize: 741KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: tjblackman

   

About this Plan

Chindit - Sport power model for 0.75cc diesel engines.

Quote: - "I decided that I wanted to build a model which would look attractive and would fly very stably. With this in mind I started looking at my stock of magazine back issues to get the old brain-box working. A parasol-winged design was one criterion - and then the notion of a slatted wing began to emerge. But there might be problems with covering the wing. Then I came up with the idea of slats that could be fitted permanently or left off at will.
Next thing was to simplify the parasol wing mount - I hate having to mess about, bending and soldering fiddly bits of wire. A simpler strut fitting is a definite bonus. The results bear out the theory and motivation perfectly ...if you have built your Chindit accurately, and it balances where shown, there will be no problem. Try powered flight on half revs if you wish, but I always go mad and use normal power. Such is the stability of this model. Chindit will happily fly right on the stall, thanks to the flaps. It is most enjoyable, trimming to achieve this. In fact, you will find here a model which can be flown all day long, or as relaxation from your latest brainchild, so get ready to put a can or two of fuel through your favourite small diesel or glow this summer!"

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