RC Floater G-110 (oz12121)

 

RC Floater G-110 (oz12121) by Frank Zaic from Jasco 1970 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Jasco RC Floater G-110. Radio control glider model. Wingspan 110 in.

Quote: "Designed to be your first large R/C soaring glider. Aerodynamically forgiving free flight characteristics. Simply release controls in case of confusion, and the Floater will resume stable flight.

Fuselage: All plywood. Easily built. Will serve you through spot-landing practice with no lost time for repairs.

Wing: Two-section, with 3/16 wire joiners. All spars are spruce, designed for cantilever stress. Will flex but not break under high loads.

Notes: Room for largest 'unitized' R/C. Performs smartly with .09 power pod. 2 oz balance weight and adjustable tow hook included.

Flat Bottom 6409 airfoil. Wing loading 7.3 oz/sq ft. Weight less R/C 38 oz."

Note photo of completed RC Floater G-100 by John Cole was found online at https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2522259-Jasco-Floater-g-110-rehab/page3 - which is a good build/refurb thread with lots more pics and useful.

Note this is a big plan, spread over 5 sheets and includes lots of instructions and options. Optional power pod is shown. Two different tailplane designs, also three different wingspan versions are shown, at 88, 99 and 110 inches.

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Wow Great delight. What a Mr Ziac masterpiece I've just enjoyed appreciating! Its not just a plan, no, not from Mr Ziac. . . .he Da man ... This is a well organised, multi dimensional build manual complete with illustrations, instructions, lifetime hints ! and a clear set of build off plans; all on 5 pages !!! This art at its finest form, Magnificent to behold. His wisdom and respect for the builder demonstrated throughout the plan is truly a thing of beauty, he honors us with this gift. There is a reason he is in the AMA hall of fame: https://www.modelaircraft.org/sites/default/files/files/ZaicFrank.pdf and this plan leaves no question as to why. Download it and spend 1/2 an hour really studying it and be assured . . you will not be disappointed. Bet it fulfills its design requirements incredibly well too. Thanks Mr Ziac :-)
AntonR - 15/12/2020
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