Air Champ (oz12288)

 

Air Champ (oz12288) by Walt Musciano from Scientific 1957 - plan thumbnail

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Air Champ. Control line sport model, for OK Cub .074 engine.

Note this planfile includes both the original 1957 Scientific plan and the modern redrawn plan (in vectorPDF format).

Quote: "Here's my latest project to add to your site. It's a Scientific Air Champ. It was designed by Walt Musciano and kitted in the late '50s. It was the first control line plane I ever built. My initial try with the Scientific kit, about 1962, was too heavy and couldn't stay in the air with a Cox .049. I wasn't smart enough to thin the walls of the 'hollow log' fuselage in the kit.

Fifty-eight years later I scratch-built this one from much lighter wood and powered it with an OK Cub .074 motor. Wingspan is 17.75 in and it weighs 7.5 ounces.

I made my own CAD plans from a kit I bought on eBay. Brodak dope, Veco wheels, Froom spinner and the cowling I made from a Diet Pepsi can. Regards,"

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Air Champ (oz12288) by Walt Musciano from Scientific 1957 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz12288)
    Air Champ
    by Walt Musciano
    from Scientific
    1957 
    18in span
    IC C/L Biplane
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 12/06/2020
    Filesize: 755KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap • PDFvector
    Credit*: Mark Gerber

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Look at that brushed finish, every swirl equal to its neighbour and all in perfect alignment :-)
Miguel - 25/06/2020
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