Wasp RC (oz13193)

 

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Wasp. Radio control sport model.

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Quote: "Hi Steve and Mary, I thought I might donate a recent plan of mine. I've been designing my own planes for many years, but this latest one seems to have hit a sweet spot.

It's a slight scale up (26 inch) and conversion to RC of the 1955 Mercury Wasp (oz10901) CL design. Flies extremely well on a 0.6 cc Redfin TBR FI. Fast, responsive but very smooth.

Flew it at our Munro Oily Hand (about 3 hours West from my home in Melbourne) earlier in the year and they were very taken with it so I was asked for the plan which prompted me to complete it with more notes.

Another is being built by a mate near Canberra for a Schlosser 0.5cc It would also suit a PAW55 or maybe a Merlin.

It's aileron/elevator and hand launch only, but easy to fly. In fact I liked the design so much, I've built a larger one (42 in) for a Super Tigre 20/15D, that one adds throttle and rudder so ROG is easy. Flies even better.

I've a few other designs if you are interested. Regards, Warren"

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Wasp RC (oz13193) by Warren Brown 2021 - model pic

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  • (oz13193)
    Wasp RC
    by Warren Brown
    2021 
    26in span
    IC R/C
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 22/07/2021
    Filesize: 549KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: WarrenBrown

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User comments

Thanks Warren & Outerzone. Really lovely looking plane. I would build it to 55 inch or so with a nice .52 Enya 4C and 4 channel. Should be a cracker.
AntonR - 26/07/2021
Go for it! An even larger one had crossed my mind. Do post a photo.
Warren Brown - 26/07/2021
Have you posted the plan for the 20/25 version, Warren?
Geoff G - 27/07/2021
I just scaled the existing plan to 42" and built from that with a few mods, I guess I should have a go at a real plan. Give me a few weeks.
Warren Brown - 27/07/2021
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