Hughes 1B Racer (oz13316)

 

Hughes 1B Racer (oz13316) by Giuseppe Ghisleri from Modellismo 2001 - plan thumbnail

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Hughes 1B Racer. Radio control scale model for electric power with Speed 400 motor. Pylon or sport model. Construction is blue foam and depron, with some balsa and ply parts. Wingspan 738 mm.

Quote: "Hughes 1B Racer, Jan 19, 1927. As modified for US Transcontinental Speed Record from Burbank, Califiornia to Newark, New Jersey. Time: 7hrs 28 min 25 sec."

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Quote: "Mary, hope you are doing well now. I'm tacking advantage of this opportunity and attach a dwg and a few photos I have for a small electric Hughes H1 made for Speed 400 NiCd batteries with depron and carved foam. Hope you'll like it. Beppe"

Note the 'original' drawing here is the CAD zip download (in dwg format). That's the file that Giuseppe sent us, and that is his design, his work. The PDF file you see here is really just a taster, a PDF file in this slot for Oz users who don't have a CAD viewer.

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Hughes 1B Racer (oz13316) by Giuseppe Ghisleri from Modellismo 2001 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz13316)
    Hughes 1B Racer
    by Giuseppe Ghisleri
    from Modellismo
    2001 
    29in span
    Scale Electric R/C LowWing Racer
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 30/08/2021
    Filesize: 325KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap • CADfile
    Credit*: GiuseppeGhisleri

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  • Plan File Filesize: 325KB Filename: Hughes_1B_Racer_oz13316.pdf
  • CAD Zip Filesize: 311KB Filename: Hughes_1B_Racer_oz13316_cad.zip
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