Mini Robot (oz10900)

 

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Veron Mini Robot. Single channel radio control sport plane. Wingspan 36 in, for rudder only with up to .95 cc motors.

Quote: "Easy to build lightweight radio plane for transistorized receivers for rudder control only.

Building Instructions. The MINI-ROBOT has been designed as a 36 inch Sport Radio Model for rudder control only. It is a compact version of the larger Robot (oz6906) trainer. It has identical characteristics, easy to build, inherent stability, dependable and robust structure.

It may be powered with beam mount motors up to .95. (.054 cu in) though certain makes of lower powered motors up to 1 cc may be fitted, if light and compact.

The 205 sq in wing area and high lift section (NACA 4415) will carry most weights of commercial single channel transistorized radio receivers with preferably rubber-driven escapements, and batteries.

For those radio units not supplied with actuators, we recommend the F Rising Compound or Lightweight, Elmic Conquest or Commander, Bonner Varicomp (trimmed in width), Babcock Compound - all rubber driven. Experienced modellers may fit relay type receivers such as Gemini with electric actuators such as Unimite. The extra weight with batteries will make the model fast and responsive and this is recommended only for experienced pilots.

Simple tools are needed. Use BRITFIX Balsa Wood Cement, or BRITFIX 55 White PVA. Also Britfix Clear Shrinking Dopes and Thinners, or for glow-plug powered models, Humbrol Butyrate Clear and coloured dopes. Use a VERON Balsa Knife; modelling pliers; 1/16, 1/8 and 3/16 drill and handbrace, grease-proof paper to protect the plan, tissue paste and garnet paper, also VERON Modelling Pins.

We recommend the MS Small Free-Flight Round Tank (for Diesels), Air glow-plug motors, a 1/2 or 3/4 oz oval Polythene bottle (Scent Bottle) made into a clunk tank; or metal tank.

The simple sequence of assembly is pictorially laid out in a diagrammatic sequence which if followed carefully with the corresponding paragraphs in these instructions, will greatly facilitate building..."

Quote: "Hi This may help someone - here is a copy of the original Veron Mini Robot plan - the [other] one on your website is the Mini Robot Mk V (oz7025) - Andrew"

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Mini Robot (oz10900) 1963 - model pic

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  • (oz10900)
    Mini Robot
    from Veron
    1963 
    36in span
    IC R/C Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 11/02/2019
    Filesize: 416KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: AndrewP
    Downloads: 1284

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User comments

Steve, Here is a picture of the Vernon Mini Robot I just built from OZ plans [morepics 007]. I used a Stevens Aero WingIt! kit. It was the right size and saved a lot of time. Powered by a 2204-14T brushless motor, 610 2S Li-Po, 3 channel R/C. Weighs 210g. Also a magazine ad for the Vernon kit. Thanks for all you do!
Tom - 16/03/2020
Hia the Veron Mini Robot was me & my Dad's first ever model aircraft & we flew it on Cannock chase & what a day, as me dad use to say back to the drawing board & fix it up again, we did eventually get it up in the air & what a plane, it was brill.
Steven Hotchkiss - 12/08/2021
Hello, Here are some photos of a Veron Mini-Robot that I just competed from the Outerzone plan [main pic, 009]. The fuselage and tail is tissue covered and doped. The wing is covered with Polyspan heat shrink material which was then also doped (cellulose) to seal and fuel proof it. R/C is two channel on rudder and elevator. That's a Made-in-India Mills 0.75cc diesel installed which I'm hoping will provide enough power for gentle flying.
Graham McAllister - 24/06/2022
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