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.

Note this plan includes the 3 RC wings: G-110F, G-99F, G-88F (the F designates flat-bottom). For RC wings G-88, G-99, see G-88 G-99 Wing (oz12965)


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User comments

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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