Oriole III (oz1151)

 

Oriole III (oz1151) by Joe Wagner 1979 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Oriole III. Rubber sport model. All-sheet balsa construction. Wingspan 22 in, root chord 3.4 in, incidence 3.5 deg, wing area 64.5 in. All up weight 3 oz, wing loading 4.6 oz / 100 sq in.

For 6 to 8 strands of 1/8 rubber, with a 7 in dia Peck or Guillows prop.

Note the title block on this plan suggests this drawing was intended for publication in a book titled: "A Dozen Designs to Fly for Fun", but according to Bob Aberle in conversation with Joe Wagner himself (see RCMW-FSP Aug 2012), that book was never completed, and the Oriole III design was never been published.

Note modelpic shows Bob Aberle's finished electric conversion, using Park 180 motor and 2 channel RC, at 4 oz AUW.

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Oriole III (oz1151) by Joe Wagner 1979 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz1151)
    Oriole III
    by Joe Wagner
    1979 
    24in span
    Rubber F/F Cabin
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 01/06/2011
    Filesize: 159KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: stickman
    Downloads: 1395

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