Osprey

 

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Osprey  
by Wally Zober
from Scale R/C Modeler
1983 
64in span
Tags: Scale IC R/C Floatplane Civil
all formers complete :)
got article :)


This plan was found online 24/04/2017 at: http://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/hpa_plans/details.php?image_id=9810
Outerzone planID: oz8651 | Filesize: 945KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: hlsat, AndySulkowski

   

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Osprey - Radio control scale seaplane. For OS Max .45 power.

Quote: - "I've been flying seaplanes for many years, using floats on pattern ships, Quickie 500s, fun-type aircraft etc. I always wanted a flying boat. They seem to handle better on the water and in the air. A good example of these types of flying boats are Henry Struck's Sea Kat (oz304) or Don McGovern's Custom Privateer (oz278)... the only thing I found wrong with these airplanes was that they were not scale. I'm at that stage in my life when I want my models to look like real airplanes. One day I came across the 1970 Fall issue of Sport Flying, and there on the cover was a picture of a single seat pusher type flying boat, the 'Osprey I'. It looked just like an R/C model airplane taking off of a pond..."

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