727 Astrojet (oz13241)

 

727 Astrojet (oz13241) by Paul H Schaff from Aeromodeller Annual 1971 - plan thumbnail

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727 Astrojet. Control line stunt model, for .8 cc engines. Pusher layout. Wingspan 28 in.

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Quote: "Hi, you might be able to use this so here goes. I found this plan in Aeromodeller Annual 1971-72 and decided to draw it up full size. Featured in Model Airplane News May 1969. Designed by Paul H Schaff Jr. Scaled and drawn here by Eric Stephen (me). A few years ago Ronnie Tribe of control line scale fame scaled my plan up again and put an OS 25 LA in the nose. See https://control-line-flying.com/boeing-727-semi-scale/. He had some problems with balance and bellcrank positions which he never really sorted out. Maybe it was just too ambitious scaling it up and making it a tractor type model. Regards, Eric Stephen"

Update 16/08/2021: Added article (from MAN May 1969) thanks to RFJ.

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727 Astrojet (oz13241) by Paul H Schaff from Aeromodeller Annual 1971 - model pic

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  • (oz13241)
    727 Astrojet
    by Paul H Schaff
    from Aeromodeller Annual
    1971 
    28in span
    Scale IC C/L LowWing
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 11/08/2021
    Filesize: 410KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: EricStephen

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See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2rRcWT2E8Q It doesn't works so bad in original configuration.
pit - 16/08/2021
This was my build being flown by Dan Berry at SMALL in Little Rock. I had six 1" wheels so I decided to build it.
Steve Staples - 17/08/2021
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