Modern Old Timer (oz10469)
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Modern Old Timer. Rubber twin pusher model, from Aeromodeller 1941.
Quote: "Build this most efficient flying machine. By Frederick Bontoff.
I'm not going to call it a model aeroplane. Indeed is any model aeroplane a model of anything? So if you don't mind putting into the air all the best principles of flight in simple form, you will get consistent flights of 5 - 6 minutes. A few well known materials and a few hours will do the trick.
The scheme was first tries out in 1908 by Fleming Williams. But the present construction is vastly improved, and includes a modern wing section, balsa, and carved propellors.
Fuselage (or A frame). Pin down on to a perfectly flat board on which has been drawn a triangle..."
Quote: "Two more from Aeromodeller April 1941 that I have cleaned and/or tidied up: A Modern Old Timer by Frederick Bontoff. Scan probably from Zoe Quilter."
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Article, thanks to Mary from https://rclibrary.co.uk/title_details.asp?ID=1340
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