Bucks Duck

 

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Bucks Duck  
by AJ Day
from Aeromodeller
October 1949 
77in span
Tags: IC F/F R/C Cabin Pusher
all formers complete :)
got article :)


This plan was found online 29/04/2011 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1265873&page=214
Outerzone planID: 924 | Filesize: 1613KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Bridon

   

About this Plan

Bucks Duck - from Aeromodeller October 1949. A novel 77in span pusher model.

Quote: "Bucks Duck, being a medium large machine with delightfully slow and stable flying characteristics, is an ideal model for radio control. The tremendously strong nose and rear mounted engine give an unequalled resistance to unfriendly earth, while the construction throughout is more than sufficiently robust... power in this case is supplied by a 7.5cc Gerald Smith 'Redwing', but the model is suitable for any 5 to 10cc petrol or glow-plug engine... the cabin on the model it will be noted is not celluloid covered in the ususal fashion, but instead has a celluloid 'floor' which is curved up towards the engine to make an air duct for adequate cooling."

Update 28/06/2016: article pages, text & pics added, thanks to RFJ.

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User comments

Hi Steve: Here's a pic of my Bucks Duck which I have been flying for the past 5 years -- note the replication of the original colour scheme. It is free flight and powered by a DC350 diesel. Best wishes,
PeterScott - 21/08/2014
Hi Steve: Here's one more pic, taken yesterday at Middle Wallop [see more pics 007]. Regards,
PeterScott - 25/08/2014
In the plan details it has an incredibly string nose, should that not be strong? Always check your spell checker.
Nameless - 19/09/2014
Thanks. Not sure I need a spell checker. I have you.
SteveWMD - 19/09/2014
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