Miss Worlds Fair (oz11085)

 

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Miss World's Fair. Rubber cabin model. Wingspan 50 in, wing area 201 sq in.

Originally a Scientific kit, dating back to 1939. This here is a later, seemingly faithful, reproduction of the design, printed by R/N Models.

Note the Miss World's Fair design was produced in two sizes, at 50 in and 30 in wingspan. For the smaller 30 in model see Miss Worlds Fair (oz617).

Quote: "Reproduction of a 1939 Scientific Kit. Drawn by Allen Heinrich. Designed by Herb Greenburg. Wingspan 50 in, area 201 sq in. Revision #1 date 5/5/98."

Quote: "Hello Steve. I managed to get the plan of Miss World's Fair 1939 50 inch span version converted to a pdf and here it is. Here also is a photo of the model I inherited, built by Peter Shelton who died recently [model photo]. Sorry it is not outside in its more natural environment but it has been far too windy for outdoor shots! If I get some later I will pass them on. The motor in it is 64gms of 3/16th rubber but whether or not this was sufficient I do not know. The model seems quite light for its size - again when I get the opportunity I will weigh it and let you know. Finally, here is a picture of the box/kit I found online in an auction [more pics 003]. The writing on the box is a little blurred but it claims '50 inch span'. I think it could well fly a mile but I hope not - could not bear to lose it."

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Update 12/6/2023: Added kit instructions, thanks to Brian Begnaud.

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Miss Worlds Fair (oz11085) by Herb Greenberg 1939 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz11085)
    Miss Worlds Fair
    by Herb Greenberg
    from Scientific
    1939 
    50in span
    Rubber F/F Cabin Kit
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 10/04/2019
    Filesize: 1843KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: harpist, BrianBegnaud
    Downloads: 717

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User comments

I built and flew the R/N Models kit in the 1980’s. I was a total free-flight novice, but this rugged model would perform truly majestic flights. Strong climbs, flat glides, predictable turns, sometimes returning right to my feet. One evening, one last flight in the fading light, I cranked a few more turns into the motor, adjusted the rudders to compensate, and launched. To my horror, she climbed to a spectacular height, went to cruise power, and never veered off runway heading! She disappeared over the darkened suburbs. I had lost her! Wait, tomorrow is Sunday, no one getting up early; so I was up and out in the predawn hours, sneaking through backyards, peering at roofs, climbing fences, using a compass to stay on its last observed heading. I must have trespassed at least twenty properties. And I found her!! She was on her feet, on a patio a few inches from someone’s back door. I picked her up and carefully exited. She flew a LONG way.
John Hayes - 24/11/2023
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