Black Ghost

 

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Black Ghost  
by M Grimmetr
from Model Aircraft (ref:295)
November 1958 
38in span
Tags: IC C/L LowWing
all formers complete :)
got article :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 28/10/2018
Outerzone planID: oz10585 | Filesize: 459KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Circlip, RFJ

   

About this Plan

Black Ghost. Control ine stunt model for 2.5 cc engines.

Quote: "Building the Black Ghost.

Wing Cut out all the ribs, gussets, the two 1/4 in, sheet tips and notch the trailing edge as per plan. Lay the bottom, main spar on the plan and cement the ribs in position. Add the top spar, leading edge and trailing edge in that order. When well set, lift from plan and add tips, gussets, weight box and weight, then box-in the centre section spars with 1/16 in sheet. Add the tip fairing pieces, sheet the cenire section top and bottom, then tape the leading and trailing edges as shown. Finally, cover with heavyweight tissue or silk, give two coats of clear dope and one of coloured if desiied, do not forget to well cement the lead-out guide in, over the main spar and along the rib. Fuel proof when all is set hard.

Tailplane and Fin. Cut the tailplane and fin from in. sheet. Hinge the tailplane, cut slot for horn and glue same in place. Sand to a smooth finish.

Fuselage. First make the fuel tank from shim brass or tin. Cut out formers 1, and 3, plus the bearers trimmed to the correct length. Assemble formers and 2 (using a good hard setting cement), onto the bottom bearer, place the tank in position, then glue other bearer in place, line up square and leave to set..."

Black Ghost, Model Aircraft, November 1958.

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