Cabin Stick (oz12815)
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Cabin Stick. Variant of the Lanzo 1937 RC Stick design.
Note this is not a complete plan for a full airframe. This is a plan showing construction of a trepezoidal structure that can be banded onto onto the Lanzo 1937 RC Stick (oz439) model, eliminating the wire parasol mount.
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Quote: "This goes with your RC Stick (oz439) plan. I've included the plywood template Lanzo used to cut the ribs [see supplement file 'rib_scan']. An airfoil wasn't specified. The Klarich Kit used John Pond's plan which had a Grant8. This is extremely close to the Model Builder plan rib but it has two extra spars. The rear needs to be trimmed down a bit to meet the specified TE material."
For more on the Cabin Stick (pics and some video) see http://www.thebuildingboard.com/2010/03/lanzo-cabin-stick.html
Note pic 004 shows 50% version, by Tom Ryan.
Note see also the supplement file 'low res' which is a second full drawing. With lots of handrwitten notes on it, by Chet Lanzo.
Quote: "Lanzo 1937 Nats Stick Cabin Version, for his rteadio controlled winner. Original Lanzo '89' drawing assembled for SAM plans use by Floyd Reck 8/2000 (c/o Bucky Walter)."
Supplementary file notes
Low res alternate drawing.
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User commentsNote that the widest part of the strap-on “cabin” is immediately below the trailing edge of the wing. Chester flew all of his RC ships first as free flights to prove their airworthiness and also competitively. With the exception of 1940, which gave us the Kerswap, the early free flight period rules mandated a minimum fuselage cross section of L ²/100
TomRyan - 19/02/2021
Some photos of the Lanzo Cabin Stick [main pic, 006, 007]. Built by Mario Mariani and Luigi Sola of Italy.
TomRyan - 23/10/2023
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