Wicko Wizard (oz10066)

 

Wicko Wizard - plan thumbnail image

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Wicko Wizard. Rubber scale model.

Quote: "Flying scale model by AJ Groom. This drawing was made using AJ Groom's original document, and the model of the Wizard he made in 1940. His friend Fred Chapman loaned me the model and AJ's drawings. Terry Rose 25.9.87."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-6308

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 20/03/2019: Added model photo courtesy of MikeKelly, with many thanks. This photo is from his RCGroups build thread at
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3159292
which was part of the 2018 'Outerzone No Picture' (OZNoP) build-off organised by BMatthews, see RCGroups thread at https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3111705 for more details.

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Wicko Wizard - completed model photo

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User comments

Attached are pictures of the Wicko Wizard I recently built from plan 10066 [model photo & more pics 003-009]. This model was started as part of the "Outerzone No Picture" build-off in the Vintage & Old-Timer Designs forum on RC Groups, the build thread is at: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3159292. I completed the model after the build-off had ended. Finish on the model is printed Esaki tissue chalked white on the back side. It came out just over 44g without the rubber motor, and flew well right off the board. Best flight to date is 1:47 on a 10g trimming motor (2x20" loops 3/16" rubber). That flight was almost the demise of the model, as it narrowly missed being hit by a bus! Video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFcYkCw17YA. Thanks again for all you do to keep these plans available!
MikeKelly - 20/03/2019
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