Luton Minor (oz10024)
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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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User commentsSome 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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