Runt (oz12931)

 

Runt (oz12931) by Bud Henry from Eagle Model Aircraft 1948 - plan thumbnail

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Eagle Runt. Free flight cabin power model. Wingspan 44 in. wing area 225 sq in. For Arden ignition engine.

Quote: "A realistic cabin type model with super performance for the contest and sport flyer. This exceptional flyer has a wing span of 44 inches and 225 sq inches wing area. Designed to meet all AMA rule requirements.

Simplicity and sturdiness of construction is the keynote of the construction of this model. The fuselage is the conventional square box or framework type and requires no particular skill to construct. Be sure, however, to study and thoroughly analyse the plans to be completely famioliar with all phases of construction.

Before starting construction be sure to place some good quality waxed paper over the plans. The side view is the only section to be covered with waxed paper. The use of waxed paper will prevent the glue from adhering to the plans.

The 1/4 square longerons should all be good straight grain. After the longerons have been selevted place them down over plans as shown ion fig.1 Be sure to place the pins alongside of the longerons and not through the wood... "

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Runt (oz12931) by Bud Henry from Eagle Model Aircraft 1948 - model pic

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  • (oz12931)
    Runt
    by Bud Henry
    from Eagle Model Aircraft (ref:G-10)
    1948 
    44in span
    IC F/F Cabin Kit
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 25/03/2021
    Filesize: 1375KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: TomRyan

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User comments

I saw a Runt fly decades ago at a Brooklyn Skyscrapers meet in NY and have been looking for the plans ever since! Thank you OZ!
Cyril - 06/04/2021
A promising looking "plotcher" with real charisma that would actually have to be scaled UP for 1/2A Texaco. The high aspect ratio wing and airfoil are an asset but I would give serious consideration to beefing up the wing sparring.
Fernando - 07/04/2021
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