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Have changed the spelling on this one to "Soar Birdy" now. The only original doc we have here is the scanned manual from the kit, as printed by Bridi Hobby Enterprises, which use the spelling "Soar Birdi" throughout. See supplement file....
SteveWMD : Soar Birdy : 19/10/2021
That's correct Robert. Wulf died while piloting a FW-19. Supposedly a control rod snapped.
RC Yeager : Rassitoodus : 19/10/2021
Yes, that’s the late Eut Tileston’s powered by a Cox .010 to make a mockery on the A - Texaco event.
Tom Ryan : Rassitoodus : 18/10/2021
Well, the plan includes the following note: "Balance point not shown on original plan. See 'Li Lightning' by Doug Joyce, published in June 1976 Model Builder". That plan is also here in Outerzone (oz426). In any case, CG is probably...
RC Yeager : Rassitoodus : 18/10/2021
As far as I remember the Fw-19a was the airplane that killed designer Georg Wulf from Focke-Wulf's.What went wrong - bad design or pilot error?
Robert Schlickewitz : Rassitoodus : 18/10/2021
Many thanks to RFJ for adding the article today...you are a Star!!
Brian Gibbs : Bellanca Skyrocket : 18/10/2021
I lost this plan in a house move 5 years ago - any chance of the articles on this model? It was originally in RCME Nov 2001 and part 1 of the article was in that issue but Part 2 and 3 were in the following issues (Dec 2001 & Jan 2002).
Brian : Bellanca Skyrocket : 18/10/2021
Rassitoodus-MB-07-76_oz3009. Hello mary, hello steve. I think the model "Rassitoodus" looks like the FW-19. Where is the CG?
Greetings, Just finished up an Aristo Cat (plan 6995) and have included a couple of photos [pic 013, 014]. Built from a 60 year-old Midwest kit, dope finish and 3 channel RC. Cheers,
Scott Wallace : Aristo-Cat : 18/10/2021
The only gripe I have with Master Stuart is that he is too slow in updating his website. More, sir, more! Please?
Looking at his photos of construction and finished product leave me wondering which is best as covering up that...
Miguel : Vought SBU-1 : 18/10/2021
This out-Birds-of-Time the Bird Of Time itself (oz2093) :-)
Ok, ok, this wing plan shape was pretty common (and pretty pretty too!), the BoT may have been inspired by something from the Thermic series. Do a search...
Miguel : Spirit of Zaic : 18/10/2021
Just for information I'm preparing for Gene and OZ the english article translation For both Aquilotto and Aquila, at the same time I would like to share the "Gruppo Falchi di Bergamo" site page for downloading a lots of Italian...
Pit : Aquila : 17/10/2021
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18/10/2021 : PlanID=13380 : Bellanca Skyrocket by Alex Whittaker from RCME : Added article, thanks to RFJ.
18/10/2021 : PlanID=6022 : Akro 804M by Y Matsumoto from OK Model Pilot : Added instructions text, thanks to GeoffreyCooper.
13/10/2021 : PlanID=13218 : Mini Playboy by Jaromir Pipek from FMT : Added airfoil coordinates, thanks to MartinH?bner.
13/10/2021 : PlanID=7835 : Playboy Senior by Joe Elgin, Paul Denson from RCMplans : Added airfoil coordinates, thanks to MartinH?bner.
13/10/2021 : PlanID=8532 : Cirrus from Graupner : Added motor mount pod drawing, thanks to Pit.
13/10/2021 : PlanID=5060 : CB 23 from Chalange et Bonnet : Added alternate plan, thanks to Olivier. This is low res, but it is the original plan as printed.
13/10/2021 : PlanID=456 : Mooney M-18 Mite by Walt Mooney from Model Airplane News : Added complete article, thanks to DaveAD.
12/10/2021 : PlanID=2613 : Half What by Gerald Zeigenfuse from Flying Models : Added complete article (in 2 parts) thanks to MikeFoster
12/10/2021 : PlanID=354 : Wee Bee by Robert D Rahey from Model Airplane News : Added complete article, thanks to MikeFoster.
12/10/2021 : PlanID=13368 : Supermarine Spiteful by Pete Nicholson from RC Model World : Added article, thanks to RFJ.
12/10/2021 : PlanID=4179 : Irresistible Plank by T van Teunenbroek from Model Airplane News : Added complete article, thanks to OldPilot.
12/10/2021 : PlanID=7607 : Bi-Hawk by Dick Barnard from Ecktronics : Added tailplane file, thanks to DuaneHolliger.
11/10/2021 : PlanID=11539 : Aquila by E Menestrina : Added Aquila article (includes several great pictures showing detailed construction) and Aquilotto article, thanks to Pit.
11/10/2021 : PlanID=4277 : Condor from Robbe : Replaced the ribs file with a cleaned up version, thanks to pikpak.
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