Lil Bomb (oz13306)


Lil Bomb (oz13306) by Bob Day from American Aircraft Modeler 1953 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Lil Bomb. Control line sport model speed model. For Wasp .049 power.

Quote: "This Half-A hits over over 70, mighty fast in the Little League.

Launching of Lil' Bomb is by hand. Prop tests should begin with 5/3's; alter blade area and diameter to get best speed. In competition these wee speedsters are flown on 35-foot lines, with minimum diameter of .006 inches where two or more lines are used, and .010 inch where a single line is used.

The author, recently released from the Air Force, was a member of the Sheppard Tailtwisters and placed on the AF World Wide Team two years in a row. Fastest official time with this model was 76 mph in an AF meet. Engine was a stock Wasp. Although it appears ultra-simple more than 3-1/2 years of experimentation is represented in this design. Plans are full size. "

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Would the Shepard Tail Twisters been based at Shepard AFB in Wichita Falls, TX?
Matt Kirk - 13/09/2021
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