Boston Aristocrat (oz11667)

 

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Boston Aristocrat. Bostonian rubber design. Inspired by the General Aristrocrat.

Quote: "Background: First inspired by Ed Whitten, of New York, to inspire easy to build yet realistic indoor models, Bostonian rules included a 10 gram minimum weight provision, to preclude ulta-light 'ghost' models, later revised to 7 grams. Realism was encouraged with 'Charisma Points'. Walt Mooney, in California, liked the concept but he felt the weight was too low for beginners, and he concocted West Coast 14 gram minimum weight rules. They allowed use of average quality balsa, plastic propellors, and made the stronger models suitable for both indoor and outdoor flying. As we go to press, Ed Whitten may revert to 10 grams, and increase the Charisma Factor.

Perry Peterson's 'Massachusetts General' another Aristocrat-based Bostonian, appeared in the November 1989 Model Builder magazine."

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  • (oz11667)
    Boston Aristocrat
    by Bill Hannan
    1981 
    16in span
    Rubber F/F
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 28/10/2019
    Filesize: 246KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: theshadow

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