Elder 40 (oz11039)

 

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About this Plan

Top Flite Elder 40. Radio control sport model.

Discontinued kit from Top Flite.

Quote: "Elder 40, based on the original Elder 40 designed by Charles Bauer. Re-engineered and drawn by Ernest Leclair, instructions by Jim Sandquist.

Congratulations and thank you for purchasing the Top Flite Elder. The Top Flite Elder is a classic design from the early years of modeling, brought back by requests from modelers just like you! This easy flying model will provide you with many hours of relaxing flight. Though it is simple to build and fly, it also has its own unique character that seems to appeal to modelers of all ages and is guaranteed to get the attention of everyone at the field.

We hope you enjoy building the Top Flite Elder as much as we have enjoyed bringing it back to the modeling world and introducing it to a whole new generation of modelers."

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 05/04/2019: Added sheet 3 showing parts, thanks to AlanSinclair.

Supplementary file notes

Kit manual, 42 pages complete.
Parts (sheet 3).

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Datafile:
  • (oz11039)
    Elder 40
    by Ernest Leclair
    from Top Flite
    65in span
    Tags: IC R/C
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 01/04/2019
    Filesize: 1033KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap • CADfile
    Credit*: AlanSinclair

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  • Plan File Filesize: 1033KB Filename: Elder_40_11039.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 2272KB Filename: Elder_40_11039_manual.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 77KB Filename: Elder_40_11039_parts.pdf
  • CAD Zip Filesize: 6461KB Filename: Elder_40_11039_cad.zip
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