Bean Machine (oz10445)


Bean Machine (oz10445) by DJ Lindley 1989 - plan thumbnail

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Bean Machine. A Bostonian for beginners.

Designed and drawn by DJ Lindley, May 1989. Redrawn in TurboCAD by Steve Moskal, Sept 2018.

Quote: "In the late 80s, a loose confederation of Chicago area indoor free flight modelers was led by Don Lindley. He was a mentor in many ways and loved it when kids came to watch us fly in Building K at the College of DuPage. He would simply hand them the Peck Polymer ROG kit, tell them how easy it was to build and encourage them to return and fly them at the next weekly session. Don drew up the Bean Machine as the next step. They proved great little fliers no matter the level of a builder's craftsmanship. I decided to honor Don’s memory with a CAD rendering of his original Bostonian plan."

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  • (oz10445)
    Bean Machine
    by DJ Lindley
    May 1989 
    16in span
    Rubber F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 17/09/2018
    Filesize: 835KB
    Format: • PDFvector
    Credit*: SteveMoskal
    Downloads: 599

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Just make sure all "Bostonian" specifications are addressed. There was an early plan that was a bit undersized in the window parameter. Otherwise, I believe this plan to be correct.
Tom N - 08/01/2019
No, Steve has it correct. I was there, and it's a pretty good flyer.
anon - 08/01/2019
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