Bean Machine oz10445

 

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Submitted to Outerzone: 17/09/2018
Outerzone planID: oz10445 | Filesize: 835KB | Format: • PDFvector | Credit*: SteveMoskal

   

About this Plan

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 datafile

Bean Machine  
by DJ Lindley
May 1989 
16in span
Tags: Rubber F/F
all formers complete :)

 

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User comments

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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