Piper Tri-Pacer (oz13235)

 

Piper Tri-Pacer (oz13235) from William Miller 2004 - plan thumbnail

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Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer. Radio control scale model. Wingspan 89 in. Recommended power Fox 78, Enya 120 RC, OS FS-120 Surpass, Super Tigre 90 or 91 RC. Scale is 1/4.

Note this plan is branded as from the William Miller Model Plan Service of Hudson, Florida, and includes a link to the website www.myunclewillies.com which is now defunct, as of 2021.

Note I am not sure if this is this actually Uncle Willies original work. Maybe he copied this design from from someone else. Is this maybe (say) based on a Vince Miller plan, redrawn? Steve.

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Update 14/08/2021: Replaced this plan with a revised version, fixing minor issue see comments re stab hinges.

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  • (oz13235)
    Piper Tri-Pacer
    from William Miller
    2004 
    89in span
    Scale IC R/C Cabin
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 10/08/2021
    Filesize: 3607KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JJ

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User comments

Years ago I purchased a copy of this plan from Uncle Willie, following which I advised him of an error on the elevator drawing, suggesting that it would be a simple fix since he had the drawings in digital format. On the elevator, it shows a wire joiner and a Robart hinge point pin style hinge going through it into each elevator. You can have one or the other, but not both in the same place at the same time.
M Stikeman - 13/08/2021
Good point, I hadn't noticed that. Can't have both in the same place, agreed. Ok, have edited that sheet now, moved two hinge points further out.
SteveWMD - 14/08/2021
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