Crusader (oz11902)

 

Crusader (oz11902) by Bill Morley from Mercury 2019 - plan thumbnail

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Mercury Crusader. Control line stunt model. Wingspan 56 in, wing area 628 sq in, for .35 engines.

Note the original Mercury Crusader was designed by Bill Morley. This here is a later plan, drawn up by Tony Johnson.

Quote: "Hi Mary/Steve, attached are plans I did for myself to build an accurate Mercury Crusader. The information used came from the four models I built for myself since 1965, the plan sold by Tom Dixon and an anonymous drawing of the kit component parts. I enclose also the original kit instructions and my own drawings of the airfoil sections incorporating construction tabs. It is intended my drawing is used in conjunction with the original kit info and although I have incorporated several mods to the front of the fuselage and show a built up wing trailing edge it remains Classic legal."

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Crusader (oz11902) by Bill Morley from Mercury 2019 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz11902)
    Crusader
    by Bill Morley
    from Mercury
    2019 
    56in span
    IC C/L
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 14/01/2020
    Filesize: 965KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: TonyJohnson

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User comments

Attached some shots of my own Crusader, built from Mercury kit plans and converted to R/C [more pics 004-006].
RFJ - 20/01/2020
Hello- would you by chance have the email details of Tony Johnstone the person responsibLe for re-drawing this Crusador plan OZ11902, I want to send a message of sincere thanks for doing so
JOHN DAVIDSON - 06/11/2020
Don't have that to hand right now, no. Maybe TonyJ will see this and we can put you in touch that way.
SteveWMD - 07/11/2020
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