Polydi (oz11072)

 

Polydi (oz11072) by Louis Heath from Keil Kraft 1946 - plan thumbnail

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Polydi. Rubber duration model.

Plan includes full building instructions, and flying notes.

Quote: "The Polydi 40 inch span duration model. Building instructions. Build the isdes of the fuselage direct on the plan, the one side directly on top of the other. When cement is dry, carefully separate. Cement and pin the balsa nose former in place and pinch the tail end of fuselage together. The crosspieces are now measured from the plan, cut to size and cemented in place, see plan for details of all other fitting. To make wing, pin spars to plan, rasising front spar slightly to allow for the undercamber..."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-6069.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

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Polydi (oz11072) by Louis Heath from Keil Kraft 1946 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz11072)
    Polydi
    by Louis Heath
    from Keil Kraft
    1946 
    40in span
    Rubber F/F
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 28/03/2019
    Filesize: 449KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DBHL, theshadow

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User comments

Hi Mary & Steve, There's something strange here. This is a "Keil Kraft Kits" plan, released at the same time as the Junior 60, in 1946. If you look in the bottom left corner of the plan, "Keil Kraft" has been deleted, just leaving the word "Kits"! Also, the KK address is mostly deleted, just leaving the "E2" as the end of the Hackney address. Why would anyone delete all reference to Keil Kraft from the kit plan?
Brian Cox - 15/04/2019
Excellent, thanks Brian. Have listed this now as a Keil Kraft plan. I wonder if the simplest explanation is maybe there was a tear in the paper, and that part of the plan was just missing when the plan was scanned?
SteveWMD - 15/04/2019
I've had a quick look at the original DBHL scan: I can see the plan was torn before it was scanned, hence the missing bits. OZ would never remove any info that helps identification. And theshadow is ... theshadow: a skilled restorer and beyond reproach :) He would never delete material.
Mary - 24/04/2019
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