Luton Minor (oz10024)


Luton Minor (oz10024) by Andrew Moorhouse 1975 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Luton Minor LA4. Peanut scale rubber model.

Quote: "This model was scaled from the Aeromodeller drawings, with slightly increased tail areas and non-scale dihedral. "

Plan includes detailed notes on construction, covering and finishing, assembly, trimming and flying. Also colour scheme and scale references.

Quote: "Attached is a scan of the Peanut Scale Luton Minor kit from Andrew Moorhouse. I built this back in the early '80s when the kit was available from Peck-Polymers. I remember that the kit had excellent balsa, and was a good flyer. My original model is long gone, but I will send you a photo if I build a new one. This is my first attempt at scanning a plan and assembling the pieces in Photoshop. I don't have any way to print it out tiled, so I don't know if the scaling is correct. I hope you can use it. "

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Update 02/04/2021: Added printwood scan, also patterns page, thanks to AdrianCulf.

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Luton Minor (oz10024) by Andrew Moorhouse 1975 - model pic

  • (oz10024)
    Luton Minor
    by Andrew Moorhouse
    13in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Parasol Civil
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 27/04/2018
    Filesize: 427KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: WalterKiernan, AdrianCulf

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Some photos of my Peanut Scale Luton Minor built from Outerzone plans [main pic, 003,004]. It's a fine flyer, but a challenge to trim. Flying photos by Peter Smith.
ChrisMoes - 03/11/2020
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  • Plan File Filesize: 427KB Filename: Luton_Minor_peanut_oz10024.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 1268KB Filename: Luton_Minor_peanut_oz10024_patterns.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 1151KB Filename: Luton_Minor_peanut_oz10024_printwood.pdf
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