Northern Star (oz11651)

 

Northern Star (oz11651) by R Copland from Premier Aeromodel Supplies 1936 - plan thumbnail

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Northern Star. Rubber competition model.

Quote: "The Northern Star. Prize-winning model in many open contests. By R Copland, Northern Heights MAC. Member of British Wakefield team 1936. Redrawn by Terry King [in 1981] from Premier Aeromodels kit plan. Wingspan 37-3/4 in. Length 27 in. Wing section RAF 32. Weight 4 oz. Average duration 2 minutes. "

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-6011.

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Update 24/10/2019: Added model pic and scan of ad from Aeromodeller, Dec 1938, thanks to Pit.

Update 24/10/2019: Added 2nd ad to the pdf ads file (from Aeromodeller June 1939, thanks to Pit.

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Northern Star (oz11651) by R Copland from Premier Aeromodel Supplies 1936 - model pic

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Built two of these back in the early 90s, both flew extremely well, easy to trim 50gram of rubber is plenty (now there,s a thought BMFA rubber!!) one of them lies to the north of Middle Wallop airfield, dt,d at 3 minutes but took so long coming down it flew out of sight and was lost. Other one lost at Merryfield. I may have another unfinished in the loft, will have to check
Mike Hollamby - 24/10/2019
Also published in Flying Model Designer and Constructor, 10/1991.
Pit - 24/10/2019
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