Zero

 

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Zero  
by Tom Herr
from Midwest (ref:172)
July 1991 
60in span
Tags: IC R/C LowWing
formers unchecked


Submitted to Outerzone: 02/11/2018
Outerzone planID: oz10600 | Filesize: 2285KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: JJ, JeffGreen

   

About this Plan

Midwest Zero. Radio control sport-scale model. Wingspan 60 in, wing area 552 sq in. For 35 - 45 2-stroke, or 40 - 50 4- stroke engines, and 4 channel radio.

Quote: "A quick-building warbird model that flies like a sport plane. The deadly Zero, Japan's premier fighter plane, joins the Midwest warbird squadron. The third design in our new series of Fun-Scale warbirds, this intermediate flyer possesses the same simplified construction features as our previous warbird nodels, and the same firgiving handling conmbined with maneouverability. If you are looking to step up from your trainer, then - step up to a Zero. You will enjoy the taildragger experience, and be genuinely surprised how easy it is."

Update 17/11/2018: Added 'Faux' plan drawing, thanks to JeffGreen.

Quote: "Hello, This is what I came up with for the missing parts for the fuselage on the Midwest Zero. You can make parts F-7, F-8 & F-9 after you have the basic frame of the fuselage built, add the wing saddle parts to fuselage sides before beginning to build the fuselage. Lay the assembled basic fuselage on light ply & trace along the inside areas for the parts, remember to add the tabs on the outside edges ofF-7, F-8 & F-9 before cutting out the parts. Best Wishes, Jeff Green in Las Vegas"

Supplementary files

Faux plan, shows fuselage layout and bulkheads.

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User comments

The ribs can be generated but hard to model for only one bulkhead is given.
rchopper56 - 08/11/2018
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