Bristol Brownie (oz10983)

 

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Bristol Brownie. Rubber scale model.

Quote: "A total of three Bristol Brownies were built in England during 1924. The configuration as shown on this drawing is thought to be that of the original; several later changes resulted in an altered appearance.

Of interest to scale fans in the fact that this airctaft featured adjustable dihedral! Registration numbers on the other brownies were G-EBJL and G-EBJM.

Entire model may be covered with lightweight tissue or condenser paper. A six inch diameter Paulowina propeller sanded to a thin section was used on the prototype mode."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-05493.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Note photo of completed Bristol Brownie model was found online at https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?1184334-Fun-Build-3-Bristol-Brownie/page2 build thread by Ascolta on RCgroups. This shows a slightly enlarged model, built from the Bill Hannan plan, but with wingspan of 36 inch.

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Datafile:
  • (oz10983)
    Bristol Brownie
    by Bill Hannan
    1964 
    24in span
    Tags: Rubber F/F Civil
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 07/03/2019
    Filesize: 275KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DBHL, theshadow

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