Gollywock 125 EP (oz12665)
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Gollywock 125. Radio control sport model, for electric power.
The Gollywock (oz6693) was first published by Midwest in 1944. This here is a later version, modified for RC with electric power.
Quote: "I liked the Dynamo (oz12666) so much I decided to build a Gollywock the same size. I created the drawing and started construction. I elected to add a flat center panel and one additional panel to each wing half. This resulted in a wing span of 44 inches with 246 sq inches of area.
The Gollywock is a little simpler to build. It is a box fuselage with an all sheet fin and rudder. I laminated my fin and rudder from two thickness of 1/32 balsa with mylar embedded hinges. The wing is straight forward and does not call for leading edge sheeting as on the Dynamoe.
The resultant Gollywock weighs 9-3/4 ounces for a 5.68 ounce/ sq ft wing loading. How do they compare? Both fly great in the park, club field or back yard. The Gollywock climbs a little better. I ran test with timed 20 second motor runs and got about 2:45 for the Gollywock and 2:35 for the Dynamoe. Both catch light thermals. I swapped wings and got similar results.
The Dynamoe is a little sleeker and looks great with the transparent Ultracote windows. The Gollywock reminds me of an old Wakefield model.
Both are a lot of fun to build and fly."
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Gollywock 125 EP
by Jim Zare
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Found online 22/11/2020 at:
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