About this Plan
Zipper. Radio control scale model pylon racer.
The subject aircraft is the Christensen Zipper which flew as #59 in the 1949 National Air Races, placing 10th.
Raw scan posted 27/03/2020 on the AF site, by 4MrKite. Cleanup here by Pilgrim.
Quote: "This model is designed to conform to the scale rules of the National Minature Pylon Association. Note: this model is not an exact scale version of the original Zipper. The general outlines are quite close to the prototype however."
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User commentsI Have Photo of the Full Scale Zipper ..Would you like to add to plan comments
Craig Christensen - 25/04/2020
Thanks. Does anyone out there have a photo of the completed model, built from this plan?
SteveWMD - 26/04/2020
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