Cosmic Wind (oz11702)

 

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Cosmic Wind. Radio control scale model. Wingspan 57 in, wing area 650 sq in. For .15 to .25 engines.

Quote: "Plan for the Cosmic Wind 1960 dMECO, plus photo from my old kit. Regards,"

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Quote: "Live Wire Cosmic Wind. An R/C Scale model for rudder only or multi-control flying.

After 2 years of exacting development dmeco is proud to bring you this new Live Wire 'Cosmic Wind'! Among the most interesting aircraft of our time are the cute little Goodyear Trophy air racers; built by amateurs these fabulous little airplanes compiled a fantastic record for speed and safety!

The Live Wire 'Cosmic Wind is patterned after a series of them which offers several fine versions from which to choose. In gleaming red and white it is the 'Little Toni,' as number 4 in rich bronze and cream it is the trophy winning 'Minnow,' or in brillant green and white it can be the 'Ballerina'; three great air racers which you can duplicate and fly in miniature!

Here is a low wing R/C scale model which will handle any type of R/C equipment with ease!

Its extreme stability allows it to be flown rudder only and you can have peak contest performance from this single control. The plans and instructions show lust how it is done. For the more advanced the Cosmic Wind gets the most from the wonderful 8 channel equipment, the models inherent light weight plus its load carrying ability makes this a most satisfactory combination!

There is no limit to the maneuvers which can be performed with the Cosmic and 8 channel, all loops, rolls, spins, inverted flight, you name it and the Cosmic will do it! Ground handling is excellent too, taxiing and take offs are something to behold! Complete info for multi-controls is furnished.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Wing span: 57 in
Wing area: 600 sq in
Airfoil: NACA full symmetrical
Bare model weight: 32 oz
Flying weight: 3-1/2 to 5 lb
Power: .15 to .25 engines
Control system: Rudder, ailerons, elevator, engine and tail wheel.

Kit includes: FULL SIZE assembly plans, wing jigs, radio installations, complete flying instructions. Grade A-1 balsa and fine hard maple parts precisely machined and sharply die cut. Redi-formed dural landing gear and all necessary hardware. Complete deluxe kit $14.95."

Update 07/04/2020: Added instructions (in German, from the Engel kit), and catalogue page with spec, thanks to tiptipflyer.

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Cosmic Wind (oz11702) by Hal deBolt from DMECO 1960 - model pic

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  • (oz11702)
    Cosmic Wind
    by Hal deBolt
    from DMECO
    1960 
    57in span
    Scale IC R/C Racer
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 31/10/2019
    Filesize: 1955KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: PanagiotisSiatounis

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