Baby Dart (oz12672)

 

Baby Dart (oz12672) by Fred Reese from Model Builder 1973 - plan thumbnail

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Baby Dart. Rubber sport model.

Quote: "Baby Dart, by Fred Reese. Perhaps this is what happens when you move into a motor home - our Roving Reporter has even reduced the AMA Dart to a more compact size. Complete project on these two pages.

(1) Cut all of the wood pieces to size. Make sure ends are properly beveled. Photo is of preliminary drawing.

(2) Lay waxed paper or plastic film (Saran) and then tissue over the plan. Press out flat with hands and tape corners down.

(3) Glue down to the tissue (and together) all of the 1/16 square pieces that form the wing, stabilizer, and rudder.

(4) Cut out the wing, stab and rudder. Scissors are fine for this 'sob, since cutting with a razor could chop up plans.

(5) Glue stab and rudder to fuselage stick. Fuselage becomes bottom frame of rudder. Crack wing for 2" inch dihedral. Glue, and prop up while drying. When dry, glue to fuselage.

16) Finished Baby Dart [main pic] with Marlow 16:1 winder and 2mm Pirelli rubber from Plans & Things. Average flights over a minute."

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Baby Dart (oz12672) by Fred Reese from Model Builder 1973 - model pic

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  • (oz12672)
    Baby Dart
    by Fred Reese
    from Model Builder
    August 1973 
    9in span
    Rubber F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 25/11/2020
    Filesize: 120KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: MB2020

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