Sky Hopper (oz12074)

 

Sky Hopper (oz12074) from Tiger - plan thumbnail

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Sky Hopper. Rubber sport model. Wingspan 350 mm.

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Sky Hopper (oz12074) from Tiger - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz12074)
    Sky Hopper
    from Tiger
    14in span
    Rubber F/F Cabin Kit
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 21/02/2020
    Filesize: 393KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: KaoruKiyose

Sky Hopper (oz12074) from Tiger - pic 003.jpg
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Sky Hopper (oz12074) from Tiger - pic 004.jpg
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User comments

Hi there, Here's a couple of pics of a model the plan for which you only posted a few days ago! It's called the Sky Hopper [pics 003, 004]. Now the plan is all in Chinese and the only info I could glean from it was the prop and wheel sizes, nothing else! I didn't even know what it's made from but I've had some 2mm Depron foam that I bought a while ago and thought with it's angular lines it should work as a guinea pig. Seemed to work out ok, weight 21 grams ready to fly. As yet unflown due to the virus lockdown but I reckon it'll go ok.
Keep up the great work. Cheers,
PeteS - 18/04/2020
So, this is quite obviously a copy of Ed Lidgard's great flying Zip (oz12531), with the windshield area of the cabin squared off, and the vertical stab shape changed. Tom Houle designed a double sized 'Zip' for Flying Model's mag by Carstens Publishing in 2012 and named it the Retro Sport.
Balsaflier Mike - 17/12/2021
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