Longster III oz10148


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Submitted to Outerzone: 28/05/2018
Outerzone planID: oz10148 | Filesize: 863KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Balsaworkbench


About this Plan

Longster III. Free flight scale model, for Cox .020 Tee Dee power. Scale model 1930s homebuilt. Scale is 1-3/8 in = 1 ft.

Quote: "Longster III. One of the first of the homebuilt aircraft to appear in early 1930's was the Longster. Designed and built by the Lonmg Brothers of Cornelius, Oregon, the Model II was one of the best. Powered by a Heath Henderson 20 HP engine, the aircraft was capable of about 70 mph with a gross weight of 575 pounds.

This model has been designed as accurately as possible to the original aircraft. Some material sizes have been exaggerted to produce a flying model with sufficient strength to meet small engine requirements.

Original registration number 10115."

Includes full printwood scan.

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oz10148 datafile

Longster III  
by Art Reiners
from Peterson Products
35in span
Tags: Scale IC F/F Parasol
all formers complete :)



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