Square Footer (oz11662)

 

Square Footer (oz11662) from Air Trails - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Square Footer. 020 old timer replica. A reduced scale version of the classic Foote Westerner.

The original Foote Westerner (oz11661) first appeared in Air Trails, 1943 as an 84 inch span free flight model. This here is a later reduced size version, for 1/2A power.

Scan from DBHL.

ref DBHL-7286.

Note this scan is quite hard to read in some places, and the title block is pretty much illegible. If anyone out there can confirm the designer and date for this one - or indeed has a clearer scan - that would be great, thanks. Steve.

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Datafile:
  • (oz11662)
    Square Footer
    from Air Trails
    38in span
    IC F/F
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 20/09/2019
    Filesize: 653KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DBHL

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User comments

This is not actually a 1/2A model; it is an .020 Replica, a model specifically designed for the Cox TD .020. Going back almost to the beginning of SAM Oldtimer flying here in North America, the class was for replicas of pre-1942 models scaled down for the TD 020. The "square Footer" relates to the name of the full size model and the wing area - 144 sq inches. This class continues to be among the most popular oldtimer events and this is a very competitive design for that event. Thanks for publishing it!
Simon Blake - 28/10/2019
Thanks Simon, I have removed the mention of 1/2A, now.
SteveWMD - 28/10/2019
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