Hexy (oz11753)


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Hexy. Free flight sport model.

Quote: "Here's a remarkable little unorthodox model for small engines, in particular the Cox Tee Dee .020.

Commence construction by cutting fifteen balsa wing panels, noting these only require bevel angled cuts across the grain of a 3 in sheet. The centre-section has a nacelle extension. Six tail pieces of 2 in width are cut over the same patttern. The grain direction is changed for the stub wings.

A metal motor mounting plate and 1/16 ply face plate, two 1/4 in square tail booms and a 16 swg ubdercarriage with wheels,plus odd block for the nacelle completes the praparation. The wing is built vertically over the plan, trailing edge down.

Making the wing: Start with the two complete hexagon wing sections, joining them with the centre section then three undercarriage supports panels..."

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Can't help thinking what a good depron indoor electric model this would make!
Marty Hillier - 01/12/2019
Built to fit 2 channels and a CUB .049 [main pic]. Glides like a brick, but still cute in the air. Renamed it Hex Yeah.
SteveStaples - 12/11/2021
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