Bud Nosen Trainer (oz12602)
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Bud Nosen Trainer. Radio control trainer model. Wingspan 102 in, wing area 1515 sq in. For 60 power.
Note: directly submitted to Outerzone, with cleanup here by Pilgrim; the origin of this planfile would seem to be the raw scan by BillDiedrich up on AF see https://aerofred.com/details.php?image_id=95931
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Quote: "102 inch span Bud Nosen Trainer. After observing a large number of beginners (and a few old timers) in recent years, we noted they all had about the same problems or complaints in learning to fly. The models all seemed to fly too fast, respond too quickly, were usually overcontrolled and their small 60 inch size seemed to make it difficult to see what the model was doing at times.
We think we have solved most of these problems with our 102 inch trainer! Recommended power is a .60 size engine - a size you can stay with for years. Take offs and landing are at a very low speed. Control response is slow and many mistakes go unnoticed. Knowing what your model is doing at any given time is much easier because of the large size. Most beginners would like a model that looks like a real plane, so we designed our trainer to look like a Cessna 150.
102 inch span
Flying weight 10 lb
1500 square inch area
5 oz/ft wing load
Designed for .60 engines
Preformed wire gear
Machine & die cut parts
3 or 4 channel radios required
Huge rolled plans
No foam or plastic
Designed and Produced by Bud Nosen."
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