Folly II (oz11404)

 

Folly II (oz11404) by Rod Doyle 1937 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Folly II. Free flight power model, for Super Cyclone engine.

Quote: "Drawn especially for John Pond."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-6678.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Note the model pic is taken from 'Gas Lines' article in MAN, July 1940. Quote: "Ship by Rod Doyle, the 1936 California State Champion... this plane took second place in the 1937 State Fair, senior event. An unusually fine design with high thrust line, large center of lateral area, and a beautiful high wing. We are indebted for this picture to Mr Pete Bowers."

Note the Folly II was later redrawn (at reduced size) in Model Builder Dec 1981 by Al Pattersen see Folly II (oz4473).

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Folly II (oz11404) by Rod Doyle 1937 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz11404)
    Folly II
    by Rod Doyle
    1937 
    102in span
    IC F/F Parasol
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 23/07/2019
    Filesize: 570KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DBHL, theshadow

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Frequently declared from 1937 Model Aeronautics Yearbook of Frank Zaic publication but it's an error. In this volume there is plan and article of Rod Doyle Folly, a 6ft first version little bit different . Sadly Rod died in WW2.
Pit - 03/08/2019
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