Warlock - RC pattern plane, for .60 power.
Quote:- "Throughout the contest season, the Warlock never failed to place high in the standings. This can be attributed to three factors. First, the Warlock has the capability to awe the judges and intimidate competitors. Due to its unusual appearance and unique design aspects, an immense psychological advantage was created in my favor. In this day of immaculate maneuvers, something is needed to make a flier stand above the others. In some cases, just the name of the contestant alone is good for an extra one or two points for each maneuver. Another way to influence the judges is to literally astound them by hauling out a truly unique aircraft which flies with utter perfection.
Second, when these intangible aspects have been peeled away, the most vital factor remains: consistency. In this design, all the components melded together into a flawless, dependable piece of machinery. Fate guided my decision toward selecting the Supertigre Blue-head as my main contest engine. Throughout the '71 contest season, I never experienced an engine malfunction - no aborted flights, dead-sticks, overheatings, load-ups on taxi, or even a broken prop! Also, I was fortunate because I never had to quit in the middle of a contest due to radio failure (Royal Classic 70 system). And the Warlock has its own dependable features: it has the uncanny ability to maintain precise contest trim, access to most vital areas is direct and simple, every component is incorporated simply and logically..."
Warlock, American Aircraft Modeler, November 1972.
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