Interstate L-6 Liaison (oz12703)
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Interstate L-6 Liaison. Rubber scale model.
Quote: "A Bay State Squadron Plan. FAC Simple Scale Interstate L-6 Liaison. Designed and drawn by Mike Nasissie 2/18. Wingspan 21 in. Length 13.75 in."
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Update 04/01/2021: Added cowl template, thanks to FS.
Quote: "Mary, Here's the cowl for the Mike Nasisse Interstate L-6 Liason. Cut from index card and attached with a glue stick. On mine, I attached the tissue with a glue stick before applying the cowl to the aircraft. Although, Mike's L-6 is fairly simple in design, a few touches like the cowl make it stand out towards realism [pics 003-006]."
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User commentsWhat is the recommendation on servo/ controller kit and what is the biggest nitro/glow motor that will fit.. and can it be made out of wood ?
Zachary - 30/12/2020
'Liaison' isn't the name of the aircraft ' the 'L' was the US prefix for all 'liaison' aircraft - L2 was the Taylorcraft (UK version was the Auster AOP), L4 was the Piper Cub and so on. The actual name was the 'Interstate Cadet'.
Daithi - 30/12/2020
Fair point. I actually think the actual prototype name was 'Interstate L-6A Grasshopper'. But my opinion is not so interesting. We are just recording the facts here, as far as modelling history goes. So because designer Mike Nassise drew up this plan and he called this 'Liaison', that is what we will also be using here, too. I'm not arguing with you, I'm just explaining our approach here.
SteveWMD - 30/12/2020
While building my L-6 from the plan, I looked more closely at the photos and noticed that airplane had diagonal uprights at the nose and tail as well as a couple of stringers on the side. I’ll be using the photos to guide me as these parts are not on the plan. I’m still super excited about this model and can’t wait to see it in the air! Thank you for posting this plan. Regards, Javman.
Javier Amador - 06/01/2021
More pics of the Interstate [main pic, 007]. Finally got to fly it here in AZ. Lovely flier in the sunset.
FS - 17/02/2021
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