Golden Eagle C-5 (oz11384)

 

Golden Eagle C-5 (oz11384) by Dave Stott from FAC - plan thumbnail

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Golden Eagle C-5. Rubber scale parasol model.

Quote: "The Golden Eagle Monoplane, by Dave Stott.

This snazzy lookin' sky cruiser was designed by Mark M Campbell and built by the RO Bone Company of Inglewood Ca, back in 1929. Just in time for the stock market crash to spin it in, alas!

Powered by a 60 HP Velie, this two-placer spanned 30 feet plus 6 inches of Clark Y wing. Length was 21 feet.

According to Aero Digest, this crate had wings finished in silver or gold while the fuselage and tail would be finished in any color desired. We can only wonder if the stabilizer was finished as was the wing, or was that done the same as the fuselage? Probably as the wing we'd bet. The photo published in Aero Digest (registration X-10071) seems to have been colored as descibed on the model plan. At least it seems more appropriate for X-10071.

Many of you former notchers will notice this crate has proportions for tough competition like a Miss America winner. Sure it will take a little time to build up a swell looking dummy Velie engine, but isn't that why you are a scale modeler?"

Note see https://archive.org/stream/aerodigest1419unse#page/n83 for a copy of the reference source mentioned on the plan: Aero Digest Jan 1929 (p.80) article with photo, re the full size plane.

Note this plan is a free download (see Plans Packet #1) from the Flying Aces website at http://flyingacesclub.com/wp/the-fac-library/plans-page-1/

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